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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Full-time position available for an OD in the East Rockford area (~one hour west of Chicago). 5 days a week (with Saturday), $130K salary (can do $104K if 4 days a week is preferred), Medical Benefits, company matched 401K, 2 weeks paid vacation. Professional, friendly environment that includes an Optos and OCT. Please send resume and availability to

Date Posted: November 2, 2020

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.  

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:   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. 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.   

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.

Date Posted: October 14, 2020

Fill in opportunity at Morris Walmart Vision Center November 23, 24, 27,28. Tech screening room work up, pleasant working environment, EHR skills not required. Please contact John Giannone OD at or 847-927-5515.

Date Posted: October 8, 2020

All About Eyes is looking for full-time patient focused Optometrist in Peru, IL. Be part of a team oriented culture while providing top-level Optometric care. All About Eyes strives to empower our doctors with the technology and staff needed to focus on their patients. 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. Candidates should possess a patient-first mentality and outstanding professional and interpersonal skills. Our comprehensive benefits package includes an aggressive salary, health/dental insurance, 401k with match, life insurance, paid vacation, CE reimbursement, malpractice insurance, license renewal reimbursement. Email and or text 561-568-3404 for more info! 

Date Posted: September 18, 2020

Rockford Illinois -- Sundays -- $90/hour -- 11 - 4 (with some flexibility)

20 minutes exam slots with multiple techs, digital phoropters, Optomap performed on every patient, and OCT. Intuitive RevolutionEHR. I could probably use coverage for 3 Sundays a month. No medicaid. If you're interested in joining our practice, please shoot me an email at:

Date Posted: June 18, 2020

Shopko Optical places quality patient care above all else. We support our doctors and enable them to build meaningful relationships in the communities they serve. We also provide full ancillary support including screening and patient billing, and we equip our offices with top-of-the-line equipment including retinal cameras, so our doctors can focus their time on what matters most, providing great patient care. Shopko provides the freedom of private practice without all of worry and additional costs that go along with private practice.

Shopko Optical Doctor Services Include:
· Eye exams
· Contact lens fitting · Refractive services
· Diagnosis and treatment of eye disease
· Cataract and refractive surgery co-management

Minimum Knowledge, Experience & Skills Requirements:
· OD Degree from ACOE approved College of Optometry
· State Licensed Optometrist
· Ability to communicate with customers and teammates?
• Must demonstrate Shopko Optical's commitment to provide exceptional patient care through a solution-oriented and flexible customer service approach.

Shopko Optical offers a competitive benefits and salary package. Flexible schedules available.

Current available locations in Illinois:
Dixon, IL
Chciago suburbs

If you are interested and would like more information please email Elizabeth Kiesgen at or call 920-429-4470.

Date Posted: February 18, 2020

Optometrist needed for full time position in a 3 O.D. office in NW Illinois. Senior partner is getting ready to retire and provides an excellent opportunity for someone to take over a large patient base and buy into an equal partnership. We are looking for an enthusiastic optometrist who would enjoy seeing a wide range of patients in a private practice and independent setting. We have a high percentage of private pay patients.
This is an established practice (34 years) that practices full scope Optometry in a well equipped office ( OCT, perimeter, Oculus keratograph, and EHR).
Excellent location with high traffic and visibility. We are adjacent to a medical facility and enjoy excellent co-management relationships with area M.D.'s. Our experienced staff includes a board certified Optician that allows us to edge most of our glasses "in house" to provide outstanding service to our patients.
Salary and compensation package is negotiable. For more information and inquiries, e-mail response to: or

Date Posted: January 6, 2020

Optometrist needed in Byron (15 miles south of Rockford).
Office is modern and fully equipped - OCT, fundus photography, topography, EHR, all diagnostic CLs, etc.
Knowledgeable staff does pretesting, opticianry, billing.
Flexible hours, negotiable terms.
Contact Dr. Penner at or 815-289-6512

Date Posted: December 26, 2019

Looking for an energetic and medically oriented OD to join our private practice in Elgin. Flexible days, either part time or full time for the right candidate. Our doctors practice medical optometry and utilize the latest technology in the office and our staff are highly trained to help with pretesting and performing all required tests on the patients, very pleasant environment to work at. New graduates are welcome!! Please submit your resume by email to

Date Posted: January 11, 2019