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University of Utah Health Ophthalmic Imager I in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position photographs patients using a variety of specially designed still and video cameras to document and monitor eye diseases and disorders in order to assist physicians with the diagnosis and treatment of eye pathologies. The incumbent supports the academic and teaching mission goals of the organization by providing imaging services for publications and presentations.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


  • Performs clinical and research imaging.

  • Images the retina and anterior segment for the purpose of documenting, monitoring, and diagnosing a disease process or condition.

  • Imaging may include fluorescein and ICG angiography, stereo fundus imaging, anterior and posterior segment OCT, ERG, digital slit lamp biomicroscope and external facial photography.

  • Recognizes problems with equipment versus patient media opacities.

  • Utilizes special imaging digital fundus cameras, specific image capture software and manipulation software.

  • Performs routine maintenance and minor repair of all imaging equipment.

  • Maintains and orders an adequate inventory of supplies.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated, basic knowledge of image manipulation software.

  • Ability to edit and transfer images from digital camera to the patient database.

  • Ability to maintain accurate patient records with WILLOW, AXIS, EPIC, and POWERCHART.

  • Ability to recognize and take stereoscopic images of the retina with fundus photography.

  • Knowledge of operating room protocol and attire.


Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalency

Licenses Required

  • Current RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Experience as an Ophthalmic Photographer or Ophthalmic Technician.

  • Experience with digital manipulation software.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Lifting, Pulling and/or Pushing, Sitting, Standing, Walking

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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 63658

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Monday-Friday

Clinical/Non-Clinical Status Clinical

Location Name Moran Eye Center

Workplace Set Up On-site


State UT


Category Ophthalmology