Out of State

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

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For the first time in over 3 years, CooperVision is adding members to our speakers bureau. Applications can be found here: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/976c36bcb5e940598e9acb4b4b71fd02

These positions are typically 2-year contracts that do require domestic travel to dinner events (as able, recognizing that we have some shifting sands with COVID). The frequency of events is variable and dependent on a speaker's availability as requests arise. All applicants are evaluated against our current needs (practice affiliation, geography, etc.), speaking experience, scope of influence, and potential to be a strong ambassador for CooperVision.    If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jennifer Palombi, Sr. Mgr. Professional Education & Development at jpalombi@coopervision.com

Date Posted: August 26, 2021


Full-Time Optometrist Needed in Ashland, WI

Memorial Medical Center, located in Ashland, WI, is searching for an Optometrist to provide clinic-based, primary, non-surgical eye care.

Qualifications and Skills:
· Medical terminology.
· Excellent patient care skills.
· Strong manual dexterity skills.
· Five to seven years of specialized medical training/experience required.
· WI Optometrist license is required.
· BLS certification is preferred.
· Valid DEA license required.

We are located on the shores of Lake Superior and have a growing Medical community committed to medical and surgical excellence. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package. There are no weekend hours and no call coverage. This position may also qualify for relocation assistance from MMC. A qualified candidate will be expected to provide medical eye and refractive/contact lens services to the area surrounding Ashland.

Travel to our Hayward satellite will generally occur once weekly.

Memorial Medical Center -- 1615 Maple Lane, Ashland, WI 54806 -- Phone: (715)685-5520 -- Fax: (715)685-5109 -- Website: https://ashlandmmc.com/join-our-team/ -- Email: employment@ashlandmmc.com

Date Posted: August 5, 2021


Join our team! Eye Thrive is looking for a committed and compassionate licensed Optometrist who is excited to make a true difference in the lives of children by providing eye exams and glasses to low-income children onboard our state-of-the-art Mobile Vision Clinic.

Who We Are:
Eye Thrive is a locally recognized 501c3 nonprofit that empowers children to pursue their full potential by delivering essential eyecare across the St. Louis region.
Eye Thrive provides 20,000+ vision screenings, 5,000+ comprehensive eye exams and prescription glasses, 1,000+ replacement glasses, and 300+ follow-up care referrals, all completely free of charge.

Job Type:
Part Time 20 hours/week
Monday-Thursday 8 AM-1 PM or 9 AM-2 PM depending on visit location.


Essential Duties:
Performs comprehensive eye exams including:
o Measuring visual acuity.
o Binocular vision assessment.
o Tests for muscle balance
o Refractions.
o Prescribing appropriate spectacle correction.
o Ocular health assessment.
o Explains each step of the eye exam and listens carefully to patients.
Identifies ocular complications of systemic disease.
Uses electronic health record system for documentation.
Sanitizes optical equipment between each patient.

Compensation:
$50-$70/hour; Commensurate with experience.


Basic Qualifications:
Doctor of Optometry Degree.
Optometry license in the state of Missouri.
Optometry license in the state of Illinois is a plus.
Interest in working with children.
Must be flexible to commute throughout the Greater St. Louis area.

Contact Executive Director, Kate McKearn, at katemckearn@eyethrive.org or 314-736-1400 for more information.

Date Posted: July 23, 2021


We offer a unique opportunity for a specialty-contact lens trained doctor to be the primary provider for one the busiest specialty contact lens practices in the United States. (approximately 200 new scleral contact lens fits/year). The position also includes working as a team member with Dr. Verdier and Dr. Renucci to provide subspecialty care for keratoconus and corneal transplant eyes, corneal ulcers, dry eyes, and the gamut of tertiary anterior segment disease problems.

Job Summary
Immediate opening for an optometrist with post-doctorate residency training (preferred) or extensive experience specializing in Cornea and Contact Lens care. You will be welcomed as an essential team member working alongside (not behind) your optometrist and ophthalmologist peers at Verdier Eye Center. Kindness, dependability, strong communication skills, and a strong work ethic are prerequisites. Duties include a full range of complex contact lens fitting, management of Cornea and External Eye Disease conditions, and evaluation and care of cataract patients.

Who We Are
Since 1984, Verdier Eye Center has provided subspecialty care as a referral-based practice focused on medical and surgical treatment of cornea and external eye disease, cataracts, and glaucoma. Most of our patients are referred by optometrists and ophthalmologists for diagnosis and management of complex eye conditions and surgical care.

Our mission is to provide specialized eye care of the highest quality. All our Doctors are fellowship-trained and specialists in their scope of practice. Our patients travel from many locations in and beyond Michigan.

Where We Are
We are in Grand Rapids, MI. Forbes Magazine has named Grand Rapids the best place in America to raise a family. You can read more about our community in the links below.
https://www.forbes.com/pictures/eddf45gihi/no-1-grand-rapids-michigan
https://www.experiencegr.com/

Benefits:
Competitive salary
401k Profit Sharing
Health Coverage
Dental Coverage
Flex Spending
Yearly Bonus
Paid Continuing Education
Paid Dues and License Fees
Paid Vacation and Sick Time
Paid Holidays

For more information, contact Lindsay McKenzie, Practice Administrator at lmckenzie@vecgr.com

Date Posted: April 7, 2021