Ophthalmic Imager 2 at University of Miami

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Naples, Florida

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The University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for an Ophthalmic Imager 2 with Bascom Palmer Eye Institute located in Naples, Florida.

This position understands the theory, principles, and practice of eye care. The duties will include proper documentation in the EMR system and performing ocular diagnostic testing using specialized instrumentation in compliance with department standards.

The core responsibilities of the role are the following:

  • Prepares exam rooms for daily clinical activities.

  • Monitors and maintains the appropriate levels of minor equipment, dry goods, and pharmaceuticals in clinic.

  • Tests patient's far acuity, near acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception, and color perception.

  • Examines eye for abnormalities. Applies drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes.

  • Measures intraocular pressure of eyes.

  • Tests patient's field of vision, including central and peripheral vision, for defects, and charts test results on graph paper.

  • Measures axial length of eye using ultrasound equipment.

  • Performs other related tests and measurements.

  • Administers placement of hard and soft contact lenses.

  • Documents patients' histories and gives instructions to patients concerning eye care.

  • Performs technical workups and special testing.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



High school diploma or equivalent

Certification and Licensing:

Basic Life Support (BLS)

OCT-C or COA (Certified Ophthalmic Assistant) preferred


Minimum 2 years of relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.

  • Commitment to the University's core values.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

  • Proficiency in computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Department Specific Job Functions

This position will perform supervised ocular diagnostic testing using specialty specific imaging instruments, document procedures, and upload images in the electronic medical record.

Perform diagnostic testing including but not limited to the below.

  • Color fundus photography

  • Fluorescein angiography

  • ICG (Indocyanine Green) angiography

  • Optical coherence tomography

  • Automated perimetry

  • Automated perimetry

  • Slit lamp photography

  • External photography

  • Ocular motility photography

This position understands the theory, principles, and practice of eye care. The duties will include proper documentation in the EMR system and performing ocular diagnostic testing using specialized instrumentation in compliance with department standards. Provide patient-centric care. Comply with regulations and maintain patient confidentiality. Follow best practices of patient safety, hand hygiene, and infection control. Complete University of Miami mandatory in-services and online training. Attend educational courses for ophthalmic personnel when assigned. Demonstrate high quality of work through accuracy, timeliness, professionalism, and thoroughness. Meet daily productivity goals. Perform organization duties as designated. Ensure all equipment is calibrated, and instrumentation is in proper working order. Participate in assigned clinical research and maintain required certifications. Organize and stock rooms for daily clinical activities. Travel to satellite offices when necessary. Work evenings and weekends as needed.

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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