Under direction, performs ophthalmic photographic services; produces and maintains high-quality photography and videography media and conducts associated administrative and teaching duties; maintains department photographic and related equipment; makes minor repairs and modifications to equipment, adapting it to various ophthalmic procedures; orders supplies, equipment and services; prepares materials for audio-visual presentations, publications, lectures and exhibitions; presents clinical instruction for technicians, residents and medical students on use and performs various ophthalmic techniques and procedures; provides leadership, ophthalmic expertise and decision making for day to day clinical operations and patient flow; reviews current literature and updates on latest developments/techniques for testing; communicates recommendations for modifications to practice policies and procedures that may improve efficiencies; performs research for development of video system to be used for clinical documentation of patients for teaching purposes and for use at Grand Rounds and other presentations or publications; oversees film processing, slide making, slide duplications and filing, video editing and sorting for clinical programs; trains technicians for upkeep and accuracy of patients photographic files; obtains certification for various clinical research studies; acts as lead person and expert for imaging systems such as OIS, including sufficient understanding to manage duplicates and ensure image capture stations are maintained; performs clinical ophthalmic photography including stereo fluorescein angiography, stereo color and infrared fundus photography, slit lamp biomicrogrpahy, anterior segment flourescein angiography, external head and eye photography and ultrasonography; assists in operating and minor operating photography and videography as needed; modifies equipment for test; trains others in photographic modalities; performs other job related duties as required.
Bachelor of Science degree in related field such as degree in Biomedical Photographic communications and three years of ophthalmic photographic experience required; previous experience in academic medicine and five or more years of ophthalmic photography experience highly desired.
Successful candiate will also have the following skills and abilities
No relocation assistance is provided for this position.
- Detail oriented
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Able to work well in a team
- Strong leadership skills
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Cornell also has Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD. program for students to intensify their pursuit of Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care.
Weill Cornell Medical College's educational mission emphasizes the importance of combining a strong foundation in the medical sciences with extensive clinical training in patient care. By promoting a true social commitment, stimulating creativity, and fostering independent thought and study, Weill Cornell Medical College continues to cultivate the best of tomorrow's leaders in the field of medicine.
Weill Cornell Medical College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.
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