Clinical Imaging Specialist-Research Coordinator- Division of Ophthalmology - CSA

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

Job Summary

The Clinical Imaging Specialist – Research Coordinator coordinates clinical research activities within Ophthalmology, including managing protocols, supporting PI's and performing testing

Job Responsibilities

* Help perform all diagnostic testing and imaging on children of all ages.

* Manage multiple ongoing IRB protocols.

* Participate in the recruitment and retention of pediatric study subjects

* Perform retinal imaging with optical coherence tomography (OCT) as part of the clinical research studies.

* Work collaboratively with the PI and other study staff to manage the day to day activities of the study including problem solving, communication and protocol management.

* Train ophthalmic technician support staff, residents, fellows and medical students on specialized imaging techniques as required

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations


Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED. Graduation from an Ophthalmic Medical Personnel Program.

Required Experience: Minimum of 5-10 years' experience in pediatric ophthalmic imaging. Minimum 2 years' experience in a clinical research support role and familiarity with research regulatory compliance and IRB protocol submissions.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: COT, COMT, OPS and specialized certifications as CSOS preferred

Additional Technical Requirements

* Proficient in all areas of ophthalmic photography (including fundus, Retcam, slit lamp, external, video, and fluorescein angiography)

* Advanced skills in ophthalmic diagnostic testing including OCT, Retcam, ultrasound and ERG required

* Ability to analyze and interpret diagnostic testing information

* Knowledge of medical terminology and ophthalmic anatomy

* Must be proficient in Photoshop (or equivalent), Office suite, video editing, MAC and PC platforms

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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