Ophthalmic Photographer Job in Swansea, IL

at Quantum Vision Centers

Title: Ophthalmic Photographer
Company: Quantum Vision Centers
Location: Swansea, IL

Training Provided – No medical/eyecare experience required!


  • Full Benefits Package - Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401k + Employer Matching
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Optical Education Reimbursement
  • Competitive Base Pay


  • Full Time
  • Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday 8am-12pm. You may need to work a little earlier/later as needed.


  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Favorable result on Background Check
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excitement to learn and grow 



Ophthalmic Photographer / Technicians use ophthalmic techniques to perform examination and work up of patients in a clinic setting and also directly provides Physician(s) with a physical, tangible product; a photograph of the highest quality possible which best documents and illustrates the patient’s pathology/anomaly. 



  • Color stereo Retinal Fundus photography and Serial Stereo Retinal Intravenous Fluorescein Angiography skills, including IV start up and dye administration. 
  • External ocular photography and performs OCT on patients with speed and accuracy; may assist Physician(s) with treatments when needed. 
  • Skilled in ophthalmic terminology, ability to type words accurately with speed and knowledge of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system; may be required to Scribe for Physicians if needed.  
  • Reviews patient’s past and current medical and ophthalmic history including information regarding medications, allergies and family history of eye problems. 
  • Identifies any potential patient concerns and brings these issues to the attention of the Office Coordinator or Physician as appropriate. 
  • Ability to measure and record both distance and near visual acuity and pinhole acuity; performs preliminary refraction using objective equipment. 
  • Ability to measure intraocular pressures by applanation tonometry, pneumatonometry and/or use of tonopen and checks pupillary response to light and pupillary defects. 
  • Performs basic visual field testing and patient education as directed by Physician. 
  • Ability to prepare patients for treatments and minor procedures; measures and records vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, and respiration rate) as required. 
  • Ability to instill eye drops as directed by the Physician and assist in the application of dressings, shields and eye patches.  
  • Keeps examination, treatment, laser and any other assigned rooms cleaned and stocked with supplies, medication logs and inventories up to date. 
  • Become certified for photography services required for study participation. 
  • Responsible for the proper handling of all equipment related to job and assists with equipment maintenance and repairs when necessary. 
  • Highly encouraged to obtain certification as Certified Retinal Angiographer (CRA). 
  • Requires proficient keyboarding skills, use of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and image management system. 
  • Utilize electronic mail and other instant messaging systems. 
  • May consent patient for treatment and procedures. 
  • Provides consistent, excellent customer service. 
  • Assists with patient transfers as necessary. 
  • Travel to other locations as assigned. 

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Reliable transportation that would allow employee to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice
  • Ability to work weekends when applicable
  • Desire to gain industry knowledge and training
  • Demonstrates initiative in accomplishing practice goals
  • Ability to grow, adapt, and accept change
  • Consistently creating a positive work environment by being team-oriented and patient-focused
  • Commitment to work over 40 hours to meet the needs of the business
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) or Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) is preferred



If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600. Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.



EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.