Title:  Ophthalmic Photographer

Division:  Ophthalmology
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $41,601 - $63,750
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  8971


The Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine has an opening for an Ophthalmic Photographer at their medical center location.  The Alkek Eye Center is located within the Lee and Joe Jamail Specialty Care Center building situated on the McNair campus.  It is a large, high volume clinical practice offering all eye services from licensed Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in all ophthalmic sub-specialties.


The Department of Ophthalmology and the Cullen Eye Institute provide educational programs for ophthalmology residents and fellows, medical and graduate students, research scientists, and practicing ophthalmologists; support research in the structure, function and diseases of the eye and the visual system; offer the highest quality eye care available; and sponsor public programs for prevention of eye disease and injury.  Physicians at the Alkek Eye Center and at Baylor Vision are improving patients' vision and advancing the treatment of eye disease and disorders.  We offer exceptional clinical and surgical care, innovative, advanced treatment options based on the latest research, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. We invite you to learn more about our nationally and internationally recognized physicians and our cutting-edge translational research.

The Ophthalmic Photographer is a technical position that will work closely with the physicians, medical staff, and patients to assist in optimizing clinical flow by completing various diagnostic imaging and patient workups.  Individuals must be able to multi-task in a fast paced, high volume medical environment.  An ideal candidate's skill set should include, but not limited to experience as an ophthalmic technician with experience in a clinical setting, visual acuity, distance and near, refracting, applanation tonometry, pupil exam, and confrontation visual fields, ancillary testing is a plus.


We value continuous learning and provide opportunities for training and development.

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 update 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.
  • Should also have skills as an ophthalmic technician.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • COA, COT or COMT and/or Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA) certification.
  • College degree.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.