Full Job Description
Date: Jan 6, 2021
Req ID: 36886
Line of Business:Division:
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.
This opportunity for an Associate Optometrist is available at Antelope Valley Family Optometry located in Palmdale, California.
Why you should apply
"Commitment to eye care excellence" is the core value of this thriving optometry practice. As a well-established business in the community, Antelope Valley Family Optometry continues to grow, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you’re an ambitious professional looking for a new opportunity to practice full-scope optometry, ditch the traffic jams, and live in one of the last affordable regions of Southern California, this is your chance!
Located in the Antelope Valley region of Southern California, Palmdale lies adjacent to the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains and offers residents the unique opportunity for convenient and affordable living. Known for its aerospace technology and striking desert scenery, Palmdale boasts many attractions including the Blackbird Airpark, Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, and the DryTown Water Park. With a plethora of activities such as live entertainment, art galleries, horseback riding, golfing, shopping, and a variety of local breweries and restaurants—Palmdale is a great place to call home. Its proximity to Los Angeles and major transportation hubs, makes Palmdale an ideal place to practice and a prime location to live.
About Antelope Valley Family Optometry
Established in 1988, Antelope Valley Family Optometry is committed to delivering exceptional service to enhance vision care for the entire family. For over 30 years, this practice has provided full-service optometry to families and residents in the Antelope Valley region of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses. The practice specializes in ocular diseases, specialty contacts, and surgical co-management. Conveniently located on East Palmdale Blvd., the practice is adjacent to the Palmdale International Shopping Mall, and offers easy access to CA-14, CA-122 and CA-138. To support the practices continued growth, Antelope Valley Family Optometry is looking to add an additional provider to its highly-trained staff of three providers and five staff members.
Committed to providing personalized care to each patient, this practice uses state-of-the-art vision care technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases. The practices utilizes the following automated instruments: Optos wide field digital retinal imaging, threshold visual field, FDT, Pachymetry, iCare tonometer, and corneal topographer. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique for all budgets—plus an onsite finishing lab is ready to conveniently service patients.
About the opening
The practice is seeking an Associate Optometrist who is passionate about providing personalized and individualized care to ensure excellent eye health and vision care for all patients. In this role, you will provide full-scope optometry including in-depth eye exams and prescribe specialty contact lenses of all modalities: soft, hybrid and scleral. The current office hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; and 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday. The Associate Optometrist will work 24 to 32 hours a week—compensation and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion for patient health and safety. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, responsible, service-oriented, community-involved, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.
Minimum qualifications include:
Optometrist license in the state of California
Specialty contact lenses
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.
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