This supervisor needs to have a strong background in photographic equipment knowledge and functionality.
They will need to be able to provide inventory reports of equipment by location. This supervisor will have to attend AAO to evaluate all new ancillary testing equipment.
They will also be pivotal in the purchasing of annual capital equipment budget.
3-5 years of supervision. This includes performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, monitoring attendance and managing employee performance
Experience With high volume patient flow and all sub-specialties 5 years or more working knowledge of multiple photographic equipment (ex. models, functionality, costs) Knows their way around a large practice
Experience with equipment inventory record keeping
Working knowledge of MS Office tools, Excel, Word, PowerPoint Working knowledge of IT terminology
Experience and Education
Bachelor's degree and six (6) years experience in ophthalmic photography; or Master's Degree and 2 years of ophthalmic photography experience and four(4) years of ophthalmic clinic experience.
Certification (OCT/Angiography) through the American Society of Ophthalmic Photographers is required.
Manages the Ophthalmology Clinic Photography group. Maintains and ensures high level of customer service, including effective communications with staff, physicians, and patients.
Directs and organizes operational and clinic processes. Executes effective system of internal controls to ensure processes are effective and efficient. Ensures adherence to policies and procedures.
Recommends and/or implements changes as necessary. Mentors, coaches, and trains staff on photographer/angiography equipment and practices to achieve a high level of performance and standards of care.
Sets and prioritizes tasks and responsibilities. Monitors work for accuracy. Ensures adequate staffing for procedures.
Performs or coordinates photography for Department of Ophthalmology research protocols and fundus photography for new research projects in collaboration with other departments.
Responsible for interviewing applicants, hiring, disciplinary actions, and termination of employees. Completes annual performance reviews, recommends merit increases, and completes performance appraisals.
Ensures the photography group maintains adequate levels of supplies and equipment is maintained. Recommends types of equipment and supplies to purchase and stock.
Reviews photography/angiography procedures with patients and follows up with them to answer questions, resolve any issues. Assists physicians with photography procedures.
Works with community physicians to schedule procedures. Supervises coordination of photographic exhibits at conferences and meetings of ophthalmologists and ophthalmic photographers. Maintains patient satisfaction.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
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