Imagining Technician, BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE, has an exciting opportunity for an Imaging Technician.

This position consists of daily Echography care and management of all Bascom Palmer Eye Institute patients, assisting with junior Echography training, and maintaining all digital equipment and image storage by transferring and archiving all imagery. Further facades of the job include providing assistance with Junior Echography, OR Echography, and actively participating / assisting in research projects related to Ophthalmic Echography. In addition, the position consist of patient screening and visual acuity, Humphrey Visual Field testing and be able to perform keratometry, axial eye length measurement and IOL calculations, and with a willingness to learn more diagnostic ophthalmic photography techniques.

  • Perform all Echography without supervision, with a high degree of quality and efficiency: Fundus Photography, Fluorescein /ICG Angiography, Slit lamp/Gonio Photography, External Photography, Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Flare Meter.

  • Maintain minimum average productivity in procedure volumes

  • OR Photography-Retcam Fundus camera and OCT systems

  • Register patients accurately in photography Digital logs and in Camera computer system.

  • Print out all necessary photos and scans for the review and diagnosis of physicians.

  • Insure Web-billing accuracy

  • Eliciting and recording chief complaint/interval history.

  • Eliciting and recording patient and family ocular history.

  • Eliciting and recording patient family medical history.

  • Measurement of visual acuity at distance and near with:

  • Ocular surface dysfunction assessment:

  • tear break-up time (TBUT)

  • Schirmer testing

  • Fluoreseein and rose bengal stein pattern

  • Applanation tonometry:

  • Goldmann

  • Tonopen

  • Insertion and removal of hard and soft contact lenses.

  • Administration of diagnostic pharmaceutical agents.

  • Humphrey visual field testing.

  • Basic echography.

  • Basic ocular photography

  • Color vision screening.


  • High School graduate / Equivalent Required. Additional photography courses desired.

  • Five (5) years of Ophthalmic Photography experience required or educational experience.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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