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Job Summary

Brighton Center for Specialty Care 

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Why Work on the Michigan Medicine Ophthalmology Team?

As an Ophthalmic Imaging Specialist with Michigan Medicine, you will use advanced ophthalmic imaging equipment to provide a wide range of subspecialty imaging services for our patients. You will work in a collaborative environment alongside the imaging team, physicians, fellows and residents to ensure our patients feel well-informed during their visit. You will be trained in ophthalmic imaging and ultrasound in order to effectively support both departments. You will develop a dynamic background as an imaging specialist because patients come to us in search of high-end specialty care. You will obtain images from adult and pediatric patients, ranging in acuity levels. You will play a vital role in performing ophthalmic imaging procedures for use by our physicians in the documentation and diagnosis of eye conditions. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to attend local and national conferences relative to ophthalmic imaging.

What Perks and Benefits Can You Look Forward To?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • Generous PTO program
  • 75% tuition reimbursement
  • State of the Art technology
  • Paid holidays
  • Tremendous team support
  • Financial assistance with obtaining certifications and continuing education


What Skills Will You Master? 

  • We will provide you with the training need to feel confident in performing fundus photography, Optical Coherence Tomography (anterior and posterior), external photography, specular microscopy, fluorescein, and ICG angiography
  • You’ll prepare a-scans, orbital ultrasounds, and prepare ultrasound reports on patients with eye conditions
  • You’ll interpret diagnostics images and reports for quality and clinical accuracy
  • You’ll order and replenish supplies and medications in testing rooms
  • You will assist in cleaning and disinfecting exam chairs and working surfaces
  • You will identify equipment malfunction and report description of problem to technical support personnel
  • You will explain special requirements for imaging and be responsible for the safety, mental, and physical comfortable for the patient

Required Qualifications*

What Minimum Qualifications are required?

Ophthalmic Imaging Specialist Associate:

  • Associate’s degree in photography, medical imaging, life science, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient in data entry and proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential

Ophthalmic Imaging Specialist Intermediate:

  • Associates degree in Photography, Imaging, Life Sciences or similar field is required
  • Minimum of 3 years of ophthalmic imaging experience is required
  • Optical Coherence Tomographer-Certified (OCT-C) through the Ophthalmic Photographers' Society (OPS) Board of Certification or Certified Diagnostic Ophthalmic Sonographer (CDOS) through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is required

Ophthalmic Imaging Specialist Senior:

  • Associates degree in Photography, Imaging, Life Sciences or similar field is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of ophthalmic imaging experience is required
  • Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA) through the Ophthalmic Photographers' Society (OPS) Board of Certification or Registered Ophthalmic Ultrasound Biometrist (ROUB) through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology is required

Physical Requirements

This position requires moderate standing/walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring of patients

    Work Schedule

    This is a full-time position, working Monday through Friday. The hours depend on the clinic operation hours.

    Underfill Statement

    This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

    Background Screening

    Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

    Mission Statement

    Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together improve our contribution to society.

    Application Deadline

    A cover letter is NOT required for consideration.

    Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

    External Applicants please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering current employees exclusively in an effort to offer advancement opportunities to our tenured employees. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration during this period but our process for external employees will begin 30 days after the posting date.

    U-M EEO/AA Statement

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.