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Optometrist - Chicago, IL

Date:  Sep 12, 2021
Req ID:  44726
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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 are two exciting openings for an Optometrist and a Managing Optometrist at Big City Optical with locations throughout Chicago, Illinois. 

Why you should apply 

At Big City Optical, patients can expect world-class service and top-notch products from a passionate team that works together to create eyewear that works. With 13 locations serving the Chicago area and beyond, this successful practice group is looking for two experienced Optometrists to join the team. If you’re seeking an opportunity to use your expert skills to help inspire and improve the quality of life for all patients and directly contribute to the expansion of a fast-growing optometry practice, this is your chance!

Located on Lake Michigan, Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States and is also known as one of the friendliest cities. Chicago offers a plethora of experiences from iconic festivals, fascinating architecture, diverse neighborhoods to award-winning cuisines and unmatched outdoor explorations. Go off the grid to experience some of Chicago’s hidden gems, or enjoy the classic Chicago experience as you visit one-of-a-kind attractions to check off your bucket list. With all of the excitement the Windy City has to offer and just 15 miles from Chicago O’Hare International Airport—Chicago is an excellent place to live and work. 


About Big City Optical

Big City Optical combines fashion, eye care, technology, expertise, and passion for creating an unforgettable customer experience. With 13 locations in Chicago and the northern suburbs, the practice serves the communities of Pilsen, Lakeview, Andersonville, Wilmette, and East Lakeview. Each practice location offers full-scope optometry, cutting-edge technologies, and a caring team of professionals and is constantly finding new ways to preserve vision for life. The practice specializes in comprehensive eye care, co-management of refractive surgery, orthokeratology, cataract and glaucoma screening, dry eye treatment, and specialty contact lenses. Big City Optical is also the leader in remote optometry examinations. To support multi-practice growth and its plan to open future locations, Big City Optical is looking to add an Optometrist and a Managing Optometrist to the team of 60 employees across 13 locations.

Each location strives to offer exceptional customer service as well as a tremendous variety of eyewear products to conveniently serve patients. The practices use state-of-the-art vision care technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases and utilize digital exam lanes, fundus photography, and a remote refraction system. As each location is fully staffed, the practice flow runs smoothly, enabling the doctors to spend quality time with patients and determine an ongoing treatment plan. In addition, the optical boutiques offer a curated collection of frames, lenses, and sunglasses that reflect the current fashion trends—plus, the Opticians provide personalized support to help simplify the selection process.

About the Full-Time Openings

Big City Optical is looking for two seasoned, highly-skilled Optometrists who can provide unparalleled service to ensure excellent vision care for all patients. In this role, you’ll provide comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages, medical and visual diagnoses—approximately six in-person or telehealth exams are performed daily per doctor. The Managing Optometrist will also manage the day-to-day activities of the Optometrists and team of Technicians. The position is full-time, requiring 40 to 50 hours weekly.

This is an excellent opportunity to expand your skillset, care for a diverse population of patients, and work alongside talented professionals. Big City Optical is the fastest-growing private optometry company in Chicago and plans to open additional locations across the US. 
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, excellent patient communication skills, interpersonal skills, and compassion for patient health and safety. In addition, 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: 

•    Optometry license in the state of Illinois
•    Experienced Optometrist with at least ten years in practice
•    Managing Optometrist must have past leadership experience managing other ODs 

Preferred qualifications:

•    Experience in a multi-practice environment

As an employee of the practice, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits, including: 

•    Competitive base pay 
•    Medical insurance
•    Retirement account with employer match
•    Paid time off
•    Malpractice insurance coverage
•    Continuing education allowance

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: Chicago

Job Segment: Optometry, Medical, Patient Care, Telemedicine, Healthcare

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