Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Clinical Imager (Image Acquisition Specialist) Entry Level

    Location US-MA-Boston
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Considering a career in healthcare and are energized by contributing your skills to this worthwhile effort, discover why Joslin Diabetes Center is the place for you! We are currently seeking a highly motivated, patient oriented person with great communication skills, to join our organization!

    The Clinical Imager (Image Acquisition Specialist) is an entry level position where you will be trained to perform eye photographs within the diabetes clinic. The Clinical Imager will work with the program coordinator to provide care within a clinical program. The Clinical Imager will also provide other support to the team in order to achieve program goals, and other functions as requested by the Chief, Center for Ocular Telehealth or the programs coordinator.


    Hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30am - 6:00pm 



    • Reviewing orders on daily basis for patients
    • Identifying and accessing patients for imaging
    • Tracking patients for access during their Joslin visit
    • Collecting and electronically recording into the data base the patient demographic and health information history carefully and accurately as well as assisting in maintaining data warehouse and generation of reports
    • Acquiring accurate ocular history
    • Completing research study questionnaire template
    • Providing appropriate educational information to the patient regarding purpose of retinal imaging program and diabetes eye care
    • Obtaining high quality, accurate retinal images
    • Reviewing retinal images, identifying any retinal abnormalities and triaging appropriately
    • Arranging for a patient with vision threatening findings to meet with JVN coordinator immediately subsequent to imaging
    • Reconciling that images, as well as multiple software programs utilized by JVN, are completed properly and are transmitted to staff at BEI who will interpret and generate a report
    • Scheduling BEI exams when appropriate for follow-up treatment
    • Populating multiple databases with daily data of JVN program progress, including access and findings information
    • Ensuring daily care of condition/cleanliness of imaging device and work top area
    • Supporting JVN patient coordinator in arranging patient follow-up 
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Some college preferred
    • Fluency in Spanish or Cantonese/Mandarin or other Asian languages is beneficial
    • Interest and/or experience in health care preferred

    • On-the-job provisional imager certification within 1 month of hire and full certification within 3 months of provisional certification
    • CPR certification or capable of achieving CPR certification
    • Experience with PC and Microsoft Office applications
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills required



    Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


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