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Optometrist - Chico, CA

Date:  Sep 8, 2021
Req ID:  45327
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Country:  US
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Remote Position: No


VSP Global is committed to providing professional opportunities for Doctors of Optometry. That’s why we’re connecting you to Premier Program practices who are hiring.


This full-time or part-time opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry is available at Douglas R. Myers, O.D., Inc., located in Chico, California. 


Why you should apply 

This well-established Optometry practice is growing, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Doctor of Optometry.  If you’re an ambitious professional looking to bring new perspectives to a solid Optometry practice and live in one of the best places in California, this is your chance! 

Located in the Northern Sacramento Valley, Chico offers a small-town vibe, with the added convenience of nearby city life. Home to California State University, Chico, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Chico provides its residents a unique opportunity for relaxed and convenient living. Located in the center of town, Bidwell Park is one of the largest parks in the U.S. and offers visitors an abundance of nature activities and cultural attractions. There are many recreational activities around Chico including hiking, fishing, biking, and golfing—lakes, rivers, and mountains are all within a short travel distance. Its proximity to some of California's most visited destinations—San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma (Wine Country), Mendocino, and Sacramento, to name a few—make Chico an ideal choice to practice and a prime location to live.

About the practice 


This practice was first opened in 1977 when Dr. Douglas R. Myers moved to Chico after serving in the United States Air Force. For over 40 years, Dr. Myers has provided high-quality vision and eye health care to residents of Butte County. Conveniently located near Highway 99 and SR-32, this practice offers a full-scope of optometric services to patients of all ages and insurances and specializes in contact lenses. To support the practice’s continued growth, Dr. Myers plans on adding an additional provider to the current staff of 8 employees. 

As a long-standing business in the community, this practice focuses on providing patient-centered care, eye health education and always goes the extra mile for patients. The office is warm, comfortable, and welcoming, inviting patients to shop top-brand eyewear in a casual setting. The practice is well-appointed with automated optical equipment and behind-the-scenes functional technology that allows patients to receive the best-quality care. Patients will enjoy personalized customer support from a highly skilled team consisting of Optometrists, an optometric assistant, a practice manager, and several front/back office support personnel. 


About the opening 


The practice is seeking a full-time or part-time Doctor of Optometry who genuinely cares about the patient experience and is dedicated to providing the exceptional service that Dr. Myers’ patients know and expect. In this role, you’ll perform in-depth eye exams for vision and ocular health, evaluate patients for contact lenses including myopia management with Orthokeratology, custom RGP and scleral lenses as well as, handle eyecare emergencies. The current office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with possible weekend hours in the future. The OD will work up to 40 hours per week and is expected to provide emergency on-call coverage two to three weekends per month. Due to COVID-19 we are looking to expand office hours into the early mornings as well as evenings and weekends. 


To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion for patient health and safety. The ideal candidate will be a friendly and service-oriented team builder with a talent for quick learning and innovative application. Additionally, the minimum qualifications include: 


•    Doctor of Optometry license in the state of California 
•    Experience preferred, but new grads will be considered 


As a full-time employee of the practice, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits, including: 


•    Paid vacation, sick, personal, and holiday time
•    Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
•    Eyewear benefits
•    Professional liability insurance coverage 
•    Team outings, celebrations, and holiday parties

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: Chico

Job Segment: Optometry, Healthcare, Customer Service

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