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Optometrist - Anchorage, AK

Date:  May 7, 2021
Req ID:  41687
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Country:  US
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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 excellent full-time opportunity for an Optometrist available at Dimond Vision Clinic, located in Anchorage, Alaska.

 

Why you should apply

 

Dimond Vision Clinic is committed to you, your vision, and outstanding care through advanced technology. As a well-known practice in the community, Dimond Vision Clinic is expanding, and a long-term opportunity is now available for the right Optometrist. If you're an energetic professional looking to practice in a rewarding environment your chance is here!

 

Located in Southcentral Alaska, Anchorage sits on a peninsula at the end of the Cook Inlet with the beautiful Chugach Mountains in the background. Anchorage is Alaska's largest city and a prime location that offers residents the opportunity for a convenient, relaxed, and active lifestyle. Breathtaking scenery, spectacular mountains, and stunning wildlife are just a few advantages of this vibrant town. Endless outdoor explorations are available year-round, such as hiking, biking, and rafting in the summer and dogsledding and skiing in the winter. Those who enjoy indoor activities will have a plethora of options, including museums, art exhibits, and live performances, to name a few. Anchorage also offers a bustling downtown with excellent dining options, shopping, and a local farmers market. Everything this fantastic city has to offer makes it a wonderful place to work and call home.

 

About Dimond Vision Clinic

 

Dimond Vision Clinic has offered comprehensive eye care and optical services to the Anchorage communities for over 30 years. The practice is a well-respected business in the community and specializes in ocular disease, treatment, and management; dry eye diagnosis and treatment including Intense Pulsed Light and Lipiflow; and early detection and treatment of age-related macular degeneration. To support Dimond Vision Clinic's large patient base and remain competitive in the industry, the practice is currently expanding its specialty offerings in areas of ocular health, specialty contact lenses, and more to come. Centrally located across from Dimond Center Shopping Mall, this prime location is at the corner of the two busiest streets in Anchorage and is easily accessible from major highways. To meet the increasing demand for eye care services, Dimond Vision Clinic is looking to add an Optometrist to join the highly-trained team of 18 employees.

 

Dimond Vision Clinic has a large referral base and is known for offering patients a curated, ultimate eye care experience from the first point of contact and through every stage of the patient journey. The practice is fully equipped with comprehensive state-of-the-art optometric technology and stays at the forefront of integrating the industry's newest technology. The team of professionals utilizes: OCT, OPTOS, LipiScan, Oculus Keratograph, Visual Fields, AdaptDX, LipiFlow, IPL, Color Konan, Diopsys ERG testing equipment, Corneal Endothelial Specular Microscopy, and Fundus Photos.

 

Patients will enjoy an upscale, family-friendly shopping experience at the full-service optical boutique, staffed with five full-time Opticians. The boutique offers a large selection of designer eyewear for all budgets—plus, the Opticians work closely with the patients to select proper frames for cosmetic, lifestyle, and vision needs.

 

About the Full-Time Optometrist Position

 

Dimond Vision Clinic has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Optometrist passionate about providing personalized and individualized care to ensure excellent eye health. You'll perform general optometric duties, routine vision care, contact lens fittings, and educate patients on the newest lens technology and products. You'll also receive additional training on new and innovative optometric equipment. The full-time position schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and occasionally covers Saturdays—approximately 30 patients are cared for daily. Additional hours may be required depending on patient care, emergencies, continuing education, and training.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has a strong commitment to providing eye care to the community while serving as an advocate for delivering services with the highest standards. As the newest member of the team, the Optometrist will work alongside a talented team to ensure successful onboarding and professional development.

 

A successful candidate will have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills and efficiently evaluate complex patient issues while showing empathy in a professional capacity. Additionally, the candidate must have a team-oriented mindset and respectfully communicates with staff. 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.

 

Minimum qualifications include:

 

  • Optometry license in Alaska

 

Preferred qualifications include:

 

  • Completed residency or prior experience in a private practice setting

 

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: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

Job Segment: Optometry, Patient Care, Healthcare

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