Chicago Suburbs

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

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Looking for three months of maternity fill-in coverage at our fantastic practice in Bensenville, IL (May, June, July). Our typical schedule is Monday/Thursday 10am-7pm, Wednesday 9am-3pm, and every other Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm (averages 26 hours/week) but we can be flexible. Great compensation and available equipment including Optos, OCT, HVF and OPD Wavefront Aberrometer for topography/auto-refraction. Crystal PM EHR. Staff pretests and can help with coding/billing if necessary as they are experienced and wonderful! Patients scheduled every half hour, mostly healthy vision exams. Comprehensive COVID precautions in place with screening questions, extensive cleaning, air purifiers in all rooms and required mask wearing. Please call Lavender Streiff, OD at 847-254-9665 or email if interested. 

Date Posted: January 12, 2022

Seven Bridges Eye Care is seeking an Optometrist to work 3 days a week at our Woodridge office and 2 days at our Third Street Eyecare office in Geneva. Top equipment along with a seasoned staff. We offer high quality eyewear and have the clientele to appreciate it. Benefits include 401K, health insurance, paid vacation and holidays. Excellent pay with the potential for a year end bonus. I am looking for someone with passion for our profession and will be committed to the offices. Office number is 630-824-0101 or email

Date Posted: January 3, 2022

One of Illinois' largest multi-disciplinary clinics based in Yorkville, is seeking a full-time Optometrist to join it's amazing team.

The practice has been serving generations of families in the Yorkville area, just outside of Chicago, for over 50 years and has shown continual growth with a team of 11 providers and 40 staff. Services include vision eye exams, contact lenses, medical eye health exams, pediatric services, traumatic brain injury treatment, and cataract and retinal surgery.

What you have to look forward to:

The Fox Valley area of Illinois
Above average base pay which is based on an hourly guaranteed rate
Flexible schedule with some weekends
Full benefits and 401k
Sign-on/Relocation Bonus

We look forward to discussing the details of the practice and the position with you. To apply: 

Date Posted: November 5, 2021

Assistant Professor - Primary Care - Chicago College of Optometry

Candidates are expected to be highly knowledgeable in the field of Primary Eye Care who can develop and teach courses and/or laboratories in the subject area. The candidate must also be able to provide direct patient care and clinical instruction to professional students as well as residents, and be involved in interdisciplinary practice with other educational professionals. Candidates must be willing to actively participate in curricular assessment, professional development, student counseling and service activities within the college, university and the scientific community. Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in research and scholarly activities, and have a sincere commitment to optometric education, community service and patient care. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

a) Teaching

Developing and delivering lectures and/or laboratories for primary eye care and related areas, as assigned;
Embracing and enhancing the didactic philosophies in the O.D. program;
Maintaining and expanding the high quality clinical practice environment for optometry students on rotation; and
Precepting students on clinical rotation at the Midwestern University Eye Institute- Downers

b) Service

Helping to maintain and grow the state-of-the-art optometry program with a strong interdisciplinary focus that meets the needs of patients in the surrounding community; is efficient, patient-friendly, and cost-effective;
Working closely together with all optometry and ophthalmology faculty to provide a complete range of eye and vision care services;
Participating in leadership roles in state, regional, and national optometry organizations;
Participating on College and University committees, as assigned; and
Participating in College and University service

c) Scholarly activity

Engaging in research and scholarly activity, including presentations at scientific meetings, research, and publication in peer-reviewed journals sufficient to qualify for academic advancement in a non-tenure track


Candidates must possess a Doctor of Optometry degree from an ACOE-accredited institution, must have completed an ACOE-accredited residency, and must be eligible for an Illinois optometric license. Primary eye care clinical expertise is also required.

Contact information: Interested applicants should apply online at and include curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Melissa Suckow, Dean, Chicago College of Optometry, 555 31st Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515; e-mail:

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

Apply here:

Date Posted: November 4, 2021

Looking for PT or FT optometrist to join our independent practice inside Walmart in Streamwood IL. We practice full scope optometry and we have great staff to assist in work up including medical history, pretesting and any ancillary testing needed like OCT/fundus photos or VF; Also, they assist with Spanish translation and patient education when needed. Full time OD we also have a great benefit package. New graduates are welcome!! Please email your resume to

Date Posted: November 4, 2021

PT/FT Position available. Privately owned Multi-Disciplinary practice with 4 offices located in Oak Lawn, Orland Park, Chicago, Oak Brook, Willowbrook, and Buffalo Grove. We provide exceptional patient services and we are interested in finding someone who can practice full scope eye care - including comprehensive vision and medical care along surgical specialties like, cornea, peds, oculoplastics, uveitis and glaucoma. Our facilities teach OD externs. Great opportunity to work with multiple specialties and co-manage interesting cases. We offer a competitive salary with paid time off, malpractice insurance, yearly CE stipend, 401K, medical/dental, and IOA due stipend. email call 815-557-3555

Date Posted: October 28, 2021

Looking for a caring associate optometrist, who is passionate about offering full scope eye care in a family friendly office. We are looking for a long term fit for the practice with a doctor who wants to love their work. This is currently a 30 hour/week opportunity, with a potential of 40 hours/week in a year or two. Your schedule is Tuesday 9:30-7, Wednesday 9:30-5, Friday 9:30-4, and Saturday 8:30-1, but we can be flexible. We offer a competitive salary, malpractice insurance, medical/dental insurance, PTO, sick, and CE days. We have a HVF, OCT, Clarus fundus photos, and Revolution EHR. Patients are scheduled every 30, 45, or 60 minutes. All COVID precautions are in place. Please call 847-518-0303 or email if interested. 

Date Posted: October 26, 2021

Looking for a motivated part time OD to join our Tinley Park Target Optical practice. Revolution EHR, online intake forms and Optomap. Doctor Assistance performs all pretesting. Excellent compensation! New grads are welcome to apply! For inquiries please contact Dr. Diana Ranjbar at or text: 708-261-5365. 

Date Posted: October 8, 2021

Looking for an OD for Mondays and Saturdays in St. Charles. If interested please call 847-312-2733 or email

Date Posted: September 14, 2021

Pearle Vision (Lake Zurich) an established practice of 19 years is looking for a full or part-time Licensed Optometrist. We strive to provide excellent patient care and is looking for someone who can practice full scope Optometry. This includes comprehensive vision and medical care, contact lenses and co-manage Lasik and cataract surgeries.
We offer competitive salary with paid time off and holidays.
Please contact Bonnie Portnoy either at 847-372-1450 or

Date Posted: September 13, 2021

Ticho Eye Associates seeking Illinois licensed Optometrist; flexible hours; above-market pay; excellent benefits for right applicant.

  We are recruiting for an eye specialist practice with an immediate opening for an Illinois state-licensed Optometrist. The practice is rapidly growing with a full roster of Physicians and other health care personnel. The ideal candidate is a licensed Optometrist with a sound background in treating eye disorders and conditions. Optometry residency training would be a welcome plus, or meaningful real-world experience in any optometric specialty areas.  We will consider candidates who worked previously as opticians and only recently fulfilled their educational requirements to become Optometrists. However, you must have passed the licensing exam prior to your hire date. We offer flexible hours, well above-market pay and an excellent benefits package for the right applicant.  This is a premier position waiting for an outstanding individual!  

•            Provide outpatient care for patients with a wide range of eye disorders and conditions
•            Conduct routine eye examinations, including visual field tests
•            Determine each patient's visual acuity, field of vision and hand-eye coordination
•            Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications
•            Evaluate eye-related symptoms, such as discharge, redness and inflammation
•            Prescribe corrective lenses when required
•            Refer patients to board-certified ophthalmologists when required for more holistic eye care
•            Educate patients on proper eye care
•            Identify eye health safety factors that could impact vision, such as working around chemicals or in front of a computer
•            Advise patients about proper eye hygiene and care  

•            Illinois State-issued license for optometry and O.D.
•            Indiana License is desired but not an absolute requirement.
•            Excellent customer service and organization skills
•            Advanced time management skills
•            Ability to diagnose and treat eye-related disorders and conditions    

Please contact: Micaela Quebbemann 952-237-5327   Job Type: Full-time

Date Posted: August 31, 2021

Wilmette Eye Care is a growing private practice on Chicago's North Shore. We are looking to add a part time associate who can grow with the practice. We have a new facility, state-of-the-art equipment and a phenomenal staff. Weekdays are flexible but Saturday availability is a must.

Wilmette Eye Care's mission is to provide an exemplary patient experience. Our ideal candidate should be committed to consistently creating an environment where patient service and satisfaction are the absolute top priority. We are excited to add another doctor to our team!

Please email resumes to or call (224) 408-2302 with interest.

Date Posted: August 31, 2021

Region: Suburbs
Upscale 6 location private practice located in the north suburbs (AccuVISION) looking for a personable P/T or F/T OD for any day of the week for occasional fill-in or regularly schedule times. Pay commensurate with experience. Could lead to partnership opportunity or even outright purchase of a practice. Contact Dr James Doherty cell 847-274-6000 or my email

Date Posted: August 17, 2021

Looking for FT/PT/Fill-In Optometrists for practice opportunities with For Eyes and Walgreens! We have FT positions available in Buffalo Grove and Oakbrook in addition to PT/fill-in opportunities (ideally Sat/Sun) throughout the Chicagoland city and suburbs. We offer advanced instrumentation with a digital refraction system, electronic medical records, competitive pay, and a comprehensive benefits package for FT positions. For additional information, please email Dr. Janaki Patel at

Date Posted: August 9, 2021

Alan Optical is looking for an Illinois licensed optometrist with a strong clinical background to join our practice on a part time basis, which includes at least 2 Saturdays per month. We are an established, privately owned optometric practice located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. The ideal candidate is reliable, personable, welcoming to our patients and has a strong work ethic. Along with routine examinations, our doctors treat a variety of medical cases, including pre and post LASIK and cataract patients, macular degeneration, dry eye, and glaucoma. Our full support staff and equipment allows our doctors to focus on quality patient care. Please contact Dr. Keith Mihaly at or 847-212-3876.

Date Posted: July 14, 2021