Part Time Optometrist - Athens, AL
Athens, AL 
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Part Time Optometrist - Athens, AL
Date: May 11, 2021
Req ID: 41730
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Country: US
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Remote Position: No

VSP Global is committed to providing professional opportunities for Optometrists. That's why we're connecting you to Premier Program providers recruiting for openings at their private practices.

There is an immediate part-time opportunity for an Optometrist available at East Limestone Eye Care in Athens, Alabama.

Why you should apply

Providing patients with the ultimate eye care experience and optimal vision is the core foundation of East Limestone Eye Care. As the practice is growing, a long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Optometrist. If you're an ambitious professional excited to work alongside other talented professionals, explore advanced treatment for glaucoma, and directly impact the success of a thriving practice, this is your chance!

Located in Limestone County and nestled in the Tennessee Valley, Athens is a serene town with a friendly community and delivers a relaxing quality of life. This small town has an abundance of outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, or horseback riding through a vast trail system-not to mention kayaking on the Elk River. There's plenty of activities to enjoy, from exploring historical attractions to festivals and live concerts in the park-plus, Athens State University is easily accessible. Athens also offers safe neighborhoods, excellent school systems, and a wonderful place to raise a family and call home.

About East Limestone Eye Care

Established in 2011, East Limestone Eye Care provides innovative eye care services to residents and families in Athens and the surrounding communities. The practice offers comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fittings, and post-operative care. The practice also specializes in glaucoma and providing eye care for all ages and special populations. To help support a growing patient base, East Limestone Eye Care is looking for an Optometrist to join the tightly-knit team of four employees.

The practice is committed to providing the best possible solution for the patients' eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, the team of professionals can ensure each patient achieves and maintains optimal eye health. The office is fully suited with automated optical equipment, in addition to an optical coherence tomography, fundus camera, visual field, and advanced technology for glaucoma management. The practice flow runs smoothly, enabling the doctors to care for, on average, 18 patients daily. Patients enjoy personalized service from the Opticians as they select the best fit for visual, functionality, and lifestyle needs.

About the Part-Time Optometrist Opportunity

East Limestone Eye Care is seeking an immediate part-time Optometrist who genuinely cares about the patient experience and has excellent patient communication skills and bedside manner. You'll perform comprehensive eye examinations for visual and ocular health-a candidate with strong refraction skills will be an asset to the team. The position is covering Maternity Leave in August and September, moving to a part-time schedule after. weand may expand to include more hours in the future. A continuing education allowance will also be available for the Optometrist to learn and develop new skills.

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, and compassion for patient health and safety. The ideal candidate will want to develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors and integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.

The minimum qualifications include:

* Optometry license in the state of Alabama
* Excellent refraction skills

Special Notice

This is not a career opportunity with VSP Global or its companies. VSP Global is helping Premier Program providers recruit qualified applicants for their private practices. The hiring decision and acceptance of this position is solely between the hiring practice and the applicant.

The above information in this description was provided by the hiring practice. It has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this role. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees hired in this role.

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

Job Segment: Optometry, Patient Care, Healthcare

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.


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As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
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