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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The Bixby Eye Center is seeking a primary care optometrist to join our amazing team!

We have a great compensation package for our optometrists with a starting salary of $130,000 and a $5,000 sign on bonus!

We are located in Peoria, Illinois, with a medium size population and all of the amenities of a big city. Peoria is located in the central part of the state, and offers great dining, cultural experiences, hiking and biking trails, boating, fishing, sports and entertainment.

We currently have 3 full time optometrists. We have staff that support the optometrists in the exam room and complete all of the pre-testing for each patient. We are located in a stand alone building with 5 exam lanes and all of the latest equipment.

We have great hours for your life outside of work. The position is Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm and 1 Saturday morning per month.

Thank you for considering this position and please contact Jenna Bixby-Nehl, CEO, at (309)-361-1444 or email jenna@bixbyeyecenter.com

Date Posted: September 8, 2020

Full-Time Staff Optometrist Wanted

Located: Peoria, IL

Illinois Eye Center is a multi-specialty comprehensive eye referral center for central Illinois. With eleven ophthalmologists, seven optometrists, and four locations, our practice sees retina, glaucoma, cornea, oculoplastic, cataract, primary care, and ocular emergency cases. Not only are we staffed with highly trained technicians and scribes, but also our facility is equipped with the latest in technology, including Wavefront LASIK, Optos, Heidelberg and Zeiss OCTs, Pentacam and Tomey topography, A-scan, B-scan, Humphrey and Goldmann visual fields, and I-Trace aberrometer, among other top-of-the-line equipment. Check out our website www.illinoiseyecenter.com for more information on the practice.

Currently, we are looking to expand our optometric services and would love to hear from you!

Optometrist duties & tasks include but are not limited to...

Perform comprehensive eye exams, ages 4 and older
Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease
Prescribe corrective lenses, including rigid and soft contact lenses
Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical patients
Triage walk-in ocular emergencies

Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
License to practice optometry in state of IL
Team oriented
Computer literate, experience with Compulink preferred but not required
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Please Contact:

Jacqueline Crow, O.D., F.A.A.O., Dip. A.B.O.

Please include a cover letter summarizing your work within optometry, as well as your curriculum vitae.

Date Posted: August 18, 2020

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: July 16, 2020

Optometrist: 2 Full-time Positions in a Large Growing Multi-Specialty Ophthalmic Practice!  Excellent opportunity for an Optometrist with strong clinical skills and exceptional patient care.  Residency or VA experience a plus.  A dynamic and growing multi-specialty ophthalmology practice located in Peoria/Pekin is seeking an Optometrist to become part of their medical team.  This high volume practice has a positive work culture and a great team.  The practice offers a generous $130,000+ annual salary and bonus plus benefits; including health & dental insurance, disability insurance, 401k/retirement plan, 3 weeks of vacation and continuing education reimbursement.  Please forward your CV and cover letter to Jill Maher at  jmaher@mahermedicalconsulting.com.   

Date Posted: June 11, 2020

Retiring Optometrist seeks replacement. Practice in 2 offices, with full staff and optical in Peoria Illinois. Works for Ophthalmologist, benefits, full time, great opportunity.   email inquiries  bwilliams@heydeeye.com  or call 309-674-1234 ask for Office Manager Brenda

Date Posted: June 2, 2020

Optometry Opportunity CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS

Christie Clinic in Champaign, IL, a physician-owned, physician-led, multi-specialty group is seeking providers who desire an autonomous environment offering leadership, team collaboration, and to be instrumental in the direction of the group.
Christie Clinic's physicians and staff are known throughout the community for using truly personal touch with patients. They believe a doctor who takes the time to listen and understand, makes all the difference in the world.
Their practice model and patient care is the reason behind their success as one of the largest multi-specialty groups in the state of Illinois. Christie Clinic has been serving the community since 1929 and continues to thrive.
Christie Clinic in Champaign, IL is seeking an Optometrist, to join an established ophthalmology practice. Evaluate patients' health condition across and within the full vision center scope of service to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. Must have Doctoral Degree in Optometry (OD) from accredited optometry school. Experienced ODs and New Grads welcome.

Christie Clinic has over 40 departments and 35 specialties and can take care of virtually every aspect of a family's health. The clinic continuously invests in new technology to provide its professionals with the tools they need for diagnosis and treatment.
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois is culturally rich and home to the Big 10 University of Illinois. With a thriving downtown, an extensive park system, family-friendly events, and activities for all tastes, Champaign-Urbana, IL has much to offer!

Loretta Swank, Senior Account Manager
Adkisson Search Consultants
Call: 866.311.0000 | Text: 309.838.7523

Date Posted: February 3, 2020

Our growing Optometry team is seeking a BE/BC Optometrist to join one of the most progressive, independent medical groups in Illinois.

Recognized for excellence and commitment to patient-centered care, Springfield Clinic's 450 physicians and advanced practitioners and 2,400 employees serve a population of approximately one million patients throughout the central Illinois region in eighty medical specialties and subspecialties.

As a private, for profit multi-specialty group, we offer exceptional opportunities for collaboration and leadership. Springfield Clinic offers an excellent compensation package including relocation assistance, and signing bonus.


  • Join a growing practice of 5 Optometrists
  • Current opportunity will have a heavy emphasis on medical optometry 
  • Primary eye care practice has 2 optical retail locations and multiple outreach locations
  • Springfield Clinic's Eye Institute also includes 10 Ophthalmologists and 2 Advanced Practitioners.
  • 24 Hour Tele-Nurse Service
  • 450 Clinician Referral Base
  • Outstanding quality of physicians and practice allows time to enjoy family and personal interests


  • Competitive income guarantee, signing bonus, relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan, 401K
  • Excellent CME and vacation time
  • Health Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Group Long Term Disability

Why Springfield?

Springfield is a growing close knit, family friendly, community that offers the amenities of the larger cities without the cost. Springfield demographics embody families, young professionals, government employees, medical community, empty-nesters etc... A vibrant area with microbreweries, upscale restaurants, annual art and music festivals and historical buildings and landmarks. Springfield is home many public and private schools; also home to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, The University of Illinois Springfield, and Lincoln Land Community College. Springfield is also situated with easy access via car, train or plane to St. Louis and Chicago. Whether you choose to live in a subdivision or downtown, Springfield is a place you can call home.


Tamar Mikhail
Senior Physician Recruiter

Date Posted: February 3, 2020

Looking for Part Time, OD for weekday hours no evenings, and 1 Saturday per month , in Streator , Illinois 61364. Great working conditions , Stress free enviroment , Salary Negociable. Contact Gayle @ 815-672-1161 or Email me @ Eyemartinc@mediacombb.net

Date Posted: January 3, 2020

Associate position:  full or part-time candidates accepted.  Fully staffed and equipped sublease location inside LensCrafters in Champaign, Illinois.  Full-scope optometry practiced, with an emphasis on contact lenses.  Call 217-356-4619, or e-mail kgvision@aol.com for details.

Date Posted: June 3, 2019

Two successful, fully staffed, small town east central Illinois locations looking for part time OD. Would consider full time position. Please contact Dr. Jamison T Boyd at 217-840-6104 or email jtboyd1011@hotmail.com

Date Posted: May 21, 2019