Northern IL

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

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Senior Eye Associates is hiring a part time optometrist with the potential to move to a full time position. We are a mobile practice serving nursing homes, supportive living facilities, and group homes in northern & central Illinois - mostly in the Chicagoland are. We are looking for a compassionate and energetic optometrist to work ~3 days a week. We only work Monday thru Friday - no evenings and no weekends or holidays! New grads welcome!

Email senioreye@comcast.net if you would like to learn more about this great opportunity!

Date Posted: April 14, 2021


We have a quality opportunity for a part time O.D. We are a private practice, not one of the chains. This can lead to a full time position or would be excellent for someone looking for limited days. Hoping now. Call 847-508-2112.

Date Posted: March 29, 2021


Medical Associates Clinic based out of Dubuque, Iowa is seeking an Optometrist to join their team. The Department of Ophthalmology includes 6 ophthalmologists and 4 optometrists.   

  Company Overview: Medical Associates Clinic is a physician owned multi-specialty group practice.  Our 100+ physicians and 900 health care professionals lead the way in providing quality healthcare in Northeast Iowa, Southwest Wisconsin and Northwest Illinois.  www.mahealthcare.com  

Position Overview: This is a full-time, Monday through Friday position. No weekend or on-call responsibilities. As an Optometrist, you will work in IA, WI, and IL. Ideal candidate will have contact lens training or open to learning.  

Details of the Practice:

  • The Department provides comprehensive eye care to the Tri-State region of Northeast Iowa, Northwest Illinois and Southwest Wisconsin.
  • Department Clinics include the main location in Dubuque, Iowa and satellite clinics in Platteville, Wisconsin and Galena, Illinois.  The Department provides additional outreach clinics in Elkader, Guttenberg, Dyersville, Iowa and Lancaster, Wisconsin. 
  • The Department includes Comprehensive, Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea, Oculo-plastics, Optical, Contact lens and Pediatric and Adult Strabismus Services.    
  • Laser refractive surgery is performed in the department.
  • Technology includes onsite CT and MRI with radiology support, digital angiography, high definition ocular coherence tomography, wave front instrumentation, ophthalmic ultrasound, Optos fundus photography, Pentacam, endothelial cell counter, automated and manual perimetry, and electronic medical record system.

Essential Functions:

Ø     Independent provider of eye care including external and internal exams, refraction, bio microscopy, indirect opthalmoscopy. Diagnose eye conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, retinal disorders. Diagnose systemic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Treat eye conditions such as near and far sightedness, astigmatism, presbyopia, glaucoma and external eye diseases. Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids and medicines to treat eye diseases.
Ø     Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, and others. Promote patient wellness and provide patient education.
Ø     Oversee ophthalmic assistants and opticians as needed.
Ø     Collaborate with health care team according to plan of care. Document care provided, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment and patient education.
Ø     Complete all other assigned projects and duties as needed according to department protocols.    

Community Overview:

Dubuque, Iowa: Located along the scenic wooded bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Dubuque is a beautiful city with one of the finest school systems in the country. The City has won many national awards including Kiplinger's "10 Great Places to Live", Forbes "Best Small Places for Business and Careers" and Forbes "#1 Best Small City to Raise a Family". A full list of the awards can be found on the City of Dubuque website at: http://cityofdubuque.org/73/Awards   The Dubuque area offers something for everyone: two of the best down-hill ski resorts in the Midwest, miles of hiking, biking and cross country skiing trails, a talented local symphony, the Smithsonian-affiliated National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, excellent community theatre, farmer's market, boating, and extensive programs, sports and events for children. www.biglifesmallcity.com www.traveldubuque.com With a population of 70,000 and a drawing base area of over 250,000, Dubuque is a city where the simple pleasures and modern conveniences of life are balanced. Dubuque is a little over a one hour drive from both Madison and Iowa City, and is only three hours from Chicago.   

Qualifications:  
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience/Education: Equivalent to a college degree and a professional certificate or a graduate degree. Active IA, WI, and IL licenses.
Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job.

Contact: Jennie Brown
HR Recruiting Manager 5
63.584.4230 / jbrown@mahealthcare.com

Date Posted: January 27, 2021