Title:  Ophthalmic Photographer

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $40,785-$63,750
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7090


Ophthalmic photographers provide support to ophthalmologists and optometrists within the clinical environment. Ophthalmic photographers are able to perform ophthalmic diagnostic tests and assessments for providers and assist with in-clinic procedures. Ophthalmic photographers should possess excellent critical thinking skills, excellent clinical skills, be able to multi-task, and have excellent customer service skills.

Job Purpose

Technical responsibility for ophthalmic diagnostic imaging, digital record maintenance and physician communication.

Job Duties

  • Photographs fluorescent angiograms.
  • OCT/auto fluorescence.
  • Performs IOL calculations.
  • Performs Ultrasound biometry and sonography.
  • Takes slit lamp photography.
  • Takes simultaneous stereo and individual fundus photography.
  • Injects dye for fluorescence in angiography.
  • Conducts color vision testing.
  • Performs endothelial cell counts.
  • Topography.
  • Travels to satellite offices.
  • Orders supplies.
  • Responds to patients' messages in a timely manner. 
  • Works with front desk to ensure that message boards are updated with any current delays in clinic.
  • Ensures that exam rooms are stocked and cleaned in accordance with departmental and BCM guidelines.
  • Attends CME courses to maintain and enhance ophthalmic technician skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  •  Three years of relevant experience.





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