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Medical Scientific Photographer

Company: Global Solutions Network, Inc.
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Global Solutions Network (GSN), a federal government contracting firm, presents this part-time position supporting GSN's customer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This position provides a competitive salary. This position offers 24 hours per week.

If interested, please provide an up-to-date resume.

The ideal candidate will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. The primary objective is to provide medical scientific photographs in support of clinical research.

Technical Requirements

  • Takes photographs using standard and specialized photographic equipment.
  • Select and use appropriate studio or cameras to meet the custom requirements of specific projects as well as to perform routine camera work
  • Take photographs using standard still cameras, commonly available lighting, and related techniques that involve limited problems of speed, motion or lighting
  • Perform specialized photography on patient posture, skin, eye and mouth conditions using a wide variety of light sources to display the pathological conditions of the disease
  • Photograph gross specimens immediately after removal from surgical procedures
  • Provide photography services, using digital or film as requested for subjects such as personnel, scientific procedures, events, facilities and grounds
  • Provide patient photographic services using a variety of specialized cameras, lenses and filters, and light sources to produce acceptable end products
  • Photograph deep body cavities requiring specialized reflected image techniques, plus carefully selected light sources
  • Provides technical photographic expertise to provide a variety of clinical, laboratory, medical and scientific visual documentation.
  • Plan and organize photographic projects from beginning to end
  • Consider the photographic subject matter, artistic and location conditions and requirements of a project in determining equipment, selection and placement
  • Provides counseling and education to patients before, during, and after photography session on the procedures of image capture as well as usage rights and protected health information
  • Confer with scientists or surgeon requesting photographs to obtain an understanding or the nature and objective of their research, patient conditions, and treatment and the specific photography requirements
  • Utilizes photo editing software and printing and laminating equipment.
  • Utilize photo editing software to manipulate or enhance images
  • Provide technical advice and instructions to researchers in the use of computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop; advise researcher on the best and most appropriate file formats for various end uses
  • Use photographs taken to develop andor print as requested different types of products, such and standard prints, PowerPoint slides and data files; manipulate prints using various graphics software, such as Adobe Photoshop
  • Manipulate digital or film products to copy, correct, crop, enlarge or reduce photographs, prints, slides and overlays
  • Utilize photo-editing software as well as printing and lamination to produce posters and brochures for assigned projects
    Skills
    • Specialized photography experience.
    • Must be able to focus, center and provide simple flash type lighting for uncomplicated photography.
    • Must be able to determine shutter speeds, lens settings and filters and camera angles.
    • May be required to solve color or lighting problems.
    • Broad range of lighting techniques and equipment to maximize detail and eliminate unwanted shadows or detail-robbin reflections including, but not limited to, Brightfield, Darkfield, Differential interference Contrast, Polarized Light and Polarized Epi-Illumination
    • Use and be well-versed in Adobe Photoshop and other photography software
    • Strong oral and written communications
    • Ability to work with digital cameras
    • Knowledge and compliance with sterile procedures
      Qualifications
      • HS diploma with 3-4 years of related experience or HS diploma with 5+ years of related experience
      • Well-developed knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology
      • Relevant experience as a patient photographer in a clinical or research setting
      • Knowledge of infection control and sterile procedures
      • Required to attend NIH Clinical Center orientation and complete all mandatory trainings.
      • Required to complete all infectious disease requirements which includes: Rubeola vaccine, Varicella vaccine, Influenza Vaccine, COVID-19 vaccine, Hepatitis B vaccine, Universal Precautions Training, and TB test.
        Software
        • Adobe Photoshop
        • MS Office Suite
          Global Solutions Network, Inc. (GSN) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the GSN to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected US veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Global Solutions Network, Inc., Bethesda , Medical Scientific Photographer, Advertising , Bethesda, Maryland

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