Southern IL

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

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Associate O.D. Wanted - Salem Eye Clinic is a busy, full-scope private optometry practice serving Salem, Illinois and the surrounding communities since 1979. Areas of focus include primary care, low vision, disease management, and pre- and post-surgical co-management. We have state of the art diagnostic equipment (including OCT, VEP, and digital phoropters), EHR, and have a large, well-established support staff in place to assist you in providing the absolute best patient care. Hours are flexible and salary is competitive. Area has low cost-of-living with many outdoor recreational activities available. Our growing practice is located roughly an hour from St. Louis, three hours from Indianapolis, three hours from Louisville, and four hours from Chicago. If interested, please email

Date Posted: October 12, 2021

Exciting New Optometrist Opportunity in St. Louis Metro East area (FT/PT/Fill In)!

Sign on & Relocation Assistance! 

Our Edwardsville, Belleville, O'Fallon and Collinsville, IL, practices are growing; and we are looking for a traveling doc to provide best-in-class optometric care to those communities.
New Grads welcome! Great Practice Setting and amazing teams. Flexible, Family-Friendly schedules, and Exceptional Compensation Package. Message me for more information.

All About Eyes  has established itself as a group of primary care practices focused on serving communities with the highest standard of eye health and vision care. With 21 practices throughout Illinois and Iowa, we offer the opportunity to join an established family of doctors that can consult and share invaluable experience.

Position offers enticing compensation package & amazing benefits, which include monthly travel allowance, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k with 4% match, life insurance, PTO, holiday pay, CE reimbursement, malpractice insurance, license renewal reimbursement, state association/AOA, and more.    Email/call Maria Carvalho Esteves  ( /919.839.9790) for additional information on these amazing practices.

Date Posted: October 1, 2021

Shopko Optical is currently seeking Optometrists to join our team!

Shopko Optical is a trusted optical retailer, headquartered in Green Bay, WI. With more than 100 locations and a network of 150+ experienced optometrists and a plan to continue rapid growth in the coming years, Shopko Optical looks forward to serving our patients and our communities this year.

Shopko Optical has been offering high-quality eye care services and superior products for over 40 years. We currently accept coverage from most major insurance companies.

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 outfit 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.

Can you see yourself as part of a team of eye care professionals who have a passion for patient care and cultivating lasting relationships in their communities? Look no further!

Doctors of Optometry at Shopko Optical Centers provide complete eye care services including:
· 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.

Available Locations:
· Freeport, IL
· Taylorville, IL
· Woodstock, IL
· Ottawa, IL
· Lasalle, IL
· Decatur, IL
· Washington, IL
· Morton, IL
· Pekin, IL
· Peru, IL
· Kankakee, IL
· Quincy, IL
· Galesburg, IL
· Champaign, IL
· Danville, IL

Full-time, part-time, and lease space opportunities are available dependent on location.

In the following states Optometrists are not employed, but can rent space from Shopko Optical: IA, ID, SD, MT, WA.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

Shopko Optical is an Equal Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan m/f/d/v.

For more information please contact Brenna Kmiec at or by phone at 920-429-7011.

Date Posted: July 8, 2021

Looking for an experienced optometrist with ownership mentality who will be financially rewarded for the practice's success in the Metro East.

Our practice is looking for an experienced optometrist who is willing to go the extra mile for our patients. He/she needs to be able to diagnose a wide variety of eye diseases. They also need to have a willingness to take the extra time with patients to clearly communicate exam findings and develop a personal bond with the patients. We strive for more quality eye examinations rather than quantity.

The optometrist will be surrounded by a team of opticians and equipment to allow them to practice to the best of their ability.

Profit sharing will be offered.

Job Type: Full-time

Base Pay before incentives: $85,000.00 - $150,000.00 per year

Please contact us at: or (217) 259-9023

Date Posted: July 8, 2021

Olney EyeCare is seeking an Optometrist to join our passionate team on a full-time basis! Proudly serving patients of Olney and surrounding communities, our dedicated team of doctors provides high-quality and personalized care to all of our patients.

We are looking for a well-rounded and goal-oriented Optometrist who prioritizes patient care to join our full-scope optometry practice. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is excited by the idea of potentially becoming a partner at the practice!

As an Optometrist in our practice, your regular duties will include:
Perform comprehensive eye exams
Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Prescribe corrective lenses
Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical patients
Promote healthy vision by counseling and educating patients
Maintain detailed patient records regarding diagnosis, treatment plans, and progress
Handle eyecare emergencies
Develop specialty care clinics (i.e. dry eye, vision therapy, myopia management, etc.)

Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications:
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) Degree
Valid IL state license to practice optometry
Entrepreneurial spirit with a desire to grow your career

Why You'll Love This Opportunity:
You will gain invaluable and diverse experience in this full-scope practice by working with patients of all ages using top technology on a daily basis. You will be able to grow with the practice and have the potential to become a partner! Our office environment has a small town, family-feel where we offer the most personalized care to our patients.

Olney is a lovely, safe, small town with a strong sense of family and community. Living here allows you access to the arts, a strong school system, and fun, outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing!

Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience ($100k - $120k annually)
Sign-on Bonus for Relocation Assistance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
AOA/Association Dues
Continuing Education stipend


Date Posted: June 14, 2021

Our Practice is looking for a licensed Optometrist in the Fairview Heights and Moline, IL with strong diagnostic skills and a passion for delivering patient-centered primary eye care. With us, the complexities of practice management are handled for you, eliminating administrative work and staffing issues. Enjoy a competitive salary, PTO, comprehensive benefits & annual paid CE courses. Please contact Jim Medina @ 909-247-8282 or for more information or to schedule a practice visit. 

Date Posted: May 11, 2021