Ophthalmic Photographer I - Ophthalmology - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20129551
Provide ophthalmic and general imaging needs for patient care and/or projects. As an integral part of the Ophthalmology Clinic, the Ophthalmic Photographer provides photography and media services for patient care, clinical trials, and research.
Daily interactions with supervisor and doctors, as well as periodic meetings with clinical manager. Incumbents are expected to work with minimal supervision; periodic and regular progress checks are performed to evaluate and adjust workload accordingly.
Minimum Education:â¢High school graduate or equivalentâ¢Associate Degree - Combined experience/education, as substitute for minimum education.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:Required: â¢Minimum one yearsâ experience serving as an Ophthalmic Photographer in high volume setting.â¢Possess a working knowledge of ophthalmic anatomy & physiology, relevant modalities and the application of photographic techniques.â¢Excellent interpersonal skills which promote pleasant and effective communication with patients, staff, and doctors.â¢Demonstrate professional and effective work skills to handle all responsibilities within a fast-paced, high pressure setting.â¢Strong organizational and follow-up skills.â¢Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.â¢Ability to multitask effectively.â¢Flexibility and adaptability given the dynamic nature of medicine and departmental needs.â¢The ability to interact calmly and effectively with patients with difficult personalities.Preferred: â¢Experience serving as an Ophthalmic Photographer in clinical trials, hospital, academic or like institution(s).â¢Ultrasound or electrophysiology experienceRequired License/Certification:Required:â¢BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association. â¢Optical Coherence Tomography Certification (OCT-C) or obtained within 12 months of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)Preferred:â¢Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA) certification.The hourly rate range for this position is $29.00 - $45.20. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.