Central IL

Here you can find all classified ad opportunities for both Full-time, Part-time, and Fill-In Optometrists in Central Illinois.

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Private Practice Opportunity
Private practice located in Normal, IL is looking for a full or part-time optometrist. We are a full-scope optometry practice with a sub-specialty focused on pediatrics, vision therapy and holistic wellness. Our staff, exam equipment and technology is top-notch. And, we have a wonderfully loyal patient base and referral network that is growing. Our schedule is overflowing. Experience with children or special needs individuals is helpful but not required.
We offer flexible scheduling, production bonus and benefits.
If interested, please contact: office@mybrightsight.com or 309-825-3735

Date Posted: July 30, 2021

Prairie Eye Center, a growing multi-specialty vision practice, is expanding our Optometric team.  Our ODs provide high-quality routine and medical care, including treatment and management of disorders, diseases and injuries of the eye and associated structures.

Prairie Eye Center offers state of the art equipment including Humphrey VF with liquid lens technology, California Optos, Cirrus 5000, and 6000 OCT, corneal topography, and a recently implemented cloud based EHR.  With practices in Springfield and the surrounding area, we offer services to a wide range of patients throughout central Illinois.  Prairie Eye Center Optometrists work full or part-time, Monday thru Friday with only an occasional Saturday am.  A solid benefit package, strong staff and easily accessible offices makes Prairie Eye an ideal location for new or experienced ODs Excellent public and private schools, parks, trails, and museums, along with easy access to St. Louis and Chicago make Springfield an attractive city for all!

Duties Include:

  • Follow Illinois Optometric Scope of Practice guidelines to provide quality care to patients at Prairie Eye Center.
  • Conduct all services in accordance with clinical protocols and accepted standards of care.
  • Ensure all patients receive accurate diagnosis and appropriate recommendation, utilizing available technology as applicable.
  • Perform post-operative checks, working in collaboration with the surgeon.
  • Prescribe corrective lenses (glasses and contacts).
  • Document in a timely manner to ensure continuity of care.
  • Actively participate in internal initiatives, including staff meetings and educational opportunities.
  • Positively represent Prairie Eye Center within the public, medical and business communities.
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of Prairie Eye Center.



  • Graduate of accredited School or College of Optometry.
  • Licensed to practice Optometry in the State of Illinois.
  • DPA and TPA certification.
  • Knowledge of state of IL Optometric Scope of Practice and the ability to diagnose and treat eye-related disorders and conditions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with a range of personalities.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Possess organizational and time management skills and workplace professionalism.

Interested candidates should contact Brian Moore at brianmooreod@gmail.com or Ann Bina at ann.bina@prairieeyecenter.com or call Ann at 608-792-2053.

Date Posted: July 27, 2021

Full-scope Optometrist for Central IL (FT/PT/Fill-In position available). New Grads Welcome

  At All About Eyes we strive to empower our doctors with the technology and staff needed to focus on their patients. We are a primary care practice focused on serving our communities with the highest standard of eye health and vision care. Our practices are well-equipped and expertly staffed. With 23 best-in-class practices throughout Illinois and Iowa, we offer the opportunity to join an established family of doctors that can consult and share invaluable experience.

We have several practices in the central IL area that are looking to increase their clinical offering, and have the flexibility to build a full-time, part-time or fill-in schedule around our Optometrist's individual circumstance.  

In addition to a Full-Time opportunity in Peru, we are also looking for additional coverage in several of our north central and central IL locations.  

Each practice location offers a highly competitive compensation package, health/dental insurance, 401k with match, life insurance, paid vacation, CE reimbursement, malpractice insurance, license renewal reimbursement. Health and most fringe benefits are only eligible for docs working a Full-Time schedule (minimum of 4 days/wk).  

Candidates should possess a patient-first mentality and outstanding professional and interpersonal skills!   

Email/call Maria Carvalho Esteves  (mesteves@keplrvision.com/919.839.9790) for additional information

Date Posted: June 10, 2021

Medical Optometrist: Full-time position in a Growing Optometric Practice

-  Excellent opportunity for an Optometrist committed to exceptional patient care, who possesses strong clinical skills and a team-oriented attitude.  This dynamic and growing Optometric practice located in West Central Illinois has a positive work culture and a great support team.  Here you will be able to practice state-of-the-art optometry utilizing all the latest diagnostic instrumentation including OCT, OPTOS, corneal topography, etc.  The practice offers a generous annual salary, signing bonus & relocation, plus benefits; including health insurance, retirement plan, 3 weeks of vacation and continuing education time & reimbursement.  Please forward your CV and cover letter to Jill Maher at jmaher@mahermedicalconsulting.com.

Date Posted: June 5, 2021

Medical Private Practice has a FULL-TIME employment (SALARY + BENEFITS)opportunity in a state-of-the-art medical, boutique practice with experienced professionals who have created a destination for patients to receive full-scope eye care. Located in scenic, beautiful downtown Champaign, IL, equidistant from Chicago IL, St. Louis MO, and Indianapolis IN (approximately 2+ hours from each). The office's revenues are generated from luxury eyewear sales, specialty contact lenses, myopia management, dry eye services, comprehensive and emergency services, and chronic ophthalmic disease care (DR, AMD, POAG, etc.). The practice welcomes all major insurances and schedules patients accordingly to receive concierge ophthalmic services, which is expected from their loyal patient base. Competitive salary STARTING AT $150,000 and benefits to learn and grow in an established practice . For more information, email: info@eye-exec.com, or call (877) 423-EXEC. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

Date Posted: June 1, 2021

Job Opportunity

 I am looking for an OD who is dependable, personable, can provide full-scope optometry, and has strong rapport building skills. I have full and part-time positions available in Springfield and Quincy, IL. Requirements:

  • Caring and friendly attitude;
  • Desire to provide your patients with the best optometric care possible;
  • Passion for full-scope optometry, including contact lens fitting, diagnosis, and treatment of disease;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Aptitude to meeting and learning about the folks who work with us; and
  • Extensive clinical experience is welcomed, but not necessary because we will show you the ropes and help you build a wonderful career with us.   

Your focus will be on performing a medically-driven examination because primary medical eye care will be the rule not the exception in this office. You will be provided your own technician for pre-testing and all credentialing and insurance billing is provided for you.  You will also have access to state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment including:

  • Fundus photography
  • Visual fields
  • OCT
  • Keratograph 5M
  • TearLab

*This is not your typical corporate retail optometric practice. I currently have an established 28-year-old practice located in a Walmart Vision Center that is everything I have described above, and I use my model to expand in other locations. My team enjoys a flexible work schedule with adequate time off to spend with family and friends.   If you're interested, please contact Eric Botts at (309) 333-6344 or drvision@macomb.com.

Date Posted: May 27, 2021

Chittick Eye Care is growing and looking to add a full-time Associate Optometrist to our busy multi-location private practice in central Illinois.  The successful candidate must be willing to work in a high pace environment and practice full scope optometry with an emphasis on disease management, optical, and contact lenses.

Competitive compensation package including 401k, paid vacation, and other benefits.  Please visit www.chittickeyecare.com for more information on our practice.  Please email cover letter and resume to stephaniekerst@chittickeyecare.com.

Chittick Family Eye Care has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Central Illinois community since 1959.  Located near the University of Illinois there is no shortage of arts, culture, food, entertainment, and BIG 10 sports!  Easy access to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis.  

Date Posted: May 3, 2021

3/29/2021- Full time or part time Associate OD position

The Bixby Eye Center is a private practice in central Illinois, just a few hours from Chicago and St. Louis. We are seeking another optometrist to add to our outstanding optometric team. This a fantastic opportunity for an OD looking to practice full scope eye care! We pride ourselves on being medically oriented and providing the highest level of care to our patients. We also welcome your new ideas and specialties into the practice. If you're motivated to expand your clinical skills, we will support your career advancement. We treat our patients like family, and we treat our team like family as well! The Associate Optometrist is responsible for diagnosing eye and vision problems.  In this role, he/she prescribes contact lenses and glasses, treats eye problems like glaucoma, foreign body removal, co-management of cataract surgery, sees patients with urgent eye care needs, evaluates patients for the presence of diabetes and refers as appropriate to other providers. Promote eye health by counseling patients and be aware of economic aspects of the practice and the role you play in the economic health of the practice. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. We have family friendly hours! No evenings and just one Saturday morning per month. If you are interested in this opportunity, come visit us in Peoria, and see for yourself!  Peoria has all the amenities of a big city. It is a great place to raise a family and provides plenty of opportunities for dining, cultural activities and entertainment. Spend a day here and see if you agree. We'll buy you dinner! Learn more about our practice at www.bixbyeyecenter.com Send your resume to my email, jenna@bixbyeyecenter.com

Date Posted: March 29, 2021

Part time Optometrist needed in Ophthalmology based practice in Peoria, Illinois area. Doctor retiring and need fill in OD. Please contact Dr. William Fish at 309-267-3501 or email to wef2020@icloud.com

Date Posted: December 1, 2020