Senior Medical Photographer

USA-NY-New York
5 months ago
Requisition ID
Nursing - Other

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Senior Medical Photographer


Under the director of the Nurse Leader and in collaboration with medical/administrative leadership, the Sr. Medical Photographer (SMP) plans, directs, and manages the operational functions of the medical photography team at assigned MSK locations. The SMP performs all phases of complex patient, specimen, and photomicrography to be used as teaching and /or medical/legal aids. Leadership responsibilities include:


  • Photography Team Management ensuring job duties are completed accurately, thoroughly and within specified time frames.
  • Ensures that patient care standards reflect best practices that are evidence based and are consistent with photographic industry and hospital standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Develops and sustains an environment that promotes excellence in clinical practice, patient care, and unit team functioning.
  • Identifies need for new/revised standards based on new technology, physical facility changes or additions, new processes, or generic or recurring photography problems.
  • Collaborates with clinical and administrative staff in developing and implementing new programs.
  • Participates in capital and operational budget development and preparation.


Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Photography or Biomedical Communications along with a minimum of 2 solid years of medical photography experience.

MS degree and leadership experience preferred. BCLS preferred.


Hours: 8 hour shifts flexed between 8am and 5pm Monday – Friday. #LI-MA1


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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