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Part Time Optometrist - Cupertino, CA

Date:  Sep 13, 2021
Req ID:  46079
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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 a part-time opportunity for an Associate Optometrist available at the practice of Keith H. Kosakura, O.D., located in Cupertino, California.  


Why you should apply


Satisfying every patient through the highest level of primary eye care is the commitment of Keith H. Kosakura, O.D. Serving Silicon Valley for over 50 years, this established practice continues to grow, and a long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you’re an energetic professional looking to practice full-scope optometry, live in the Bay Area—with the potential for a future partnership or ownership opportunity, this is your chance!


Located on the western edge of Silicon Valley against the foothills of the picturesque Santa Cruz Mountains, Cupertino is globally known as the center of innovation and home to the headquarters of Apple. With fantastic weather year-round, stunning parks, and beautiful outdoor surroundings, residents enjoy the unique opportunity for relaxed living—with the amenities of big city life. There’s plenty of outdoor activities such as horse riding at Garrod Farms, hiking through Stevens Creek County Park, and wine tasting at Ridge Vineyards. Cupertino is also home to top-rated schools, welcoming communities, and is an excellent place to raise a family. Its proximity to some of California’s best destinations—San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, Napa Valley, Yosemite National Park, to name a few—make it an ideal choice to practice and a prime location to live.


About Keith H. Kosakura, O.D.


Established in 1967, Dr. Kosakura purchased the long-standing practice in 1999. For over 50  years, the business has provided full-service optometry to families and residents in Santa Clara County. Centrally located in Cupertino, the practice offers convenient access to I-280 and the Lawrence Expressway. To support the practice’s growth and maintain a high level of service, Dr. Kosakura is looking for an Associate Optometrist to join the team of cross-trained professionals. 


Keith H. Kosakura, O.D. provides a complete eyecare experience using state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases. The practice is well-appointed with automated optical equipment and behind-the-scenes functional technology including, a Daytona Optomap, Marco Automated Phoropter, Maestro 2 OCT, Alladin Topographer with axial length measuring capabilities, Auto Refractor, Zeiss (Humphrey) Matrix perimeter, and an Icare Tonometer. Cloud-based software is used to manage electronic health records. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique—plus, the experienced Opticians provide personalized support as they help patients select frames for their vision needs.   


About the Part-Time Opening


The practice is seeking a part-time Associate Optometrist who is a motivated, skilled, and personable doctor able to communicate effectively and educate patients on appropriate treatment options. You’ll perform primary optometry exams, contact lens fittings, and myopia management—approximately 15 comprehensive exams are performed daily with additional medical visits and contact lens checks. The current office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; no evenings or weekends. The position is offering eight to 16 hours per week. A candidate experienced in primary care and specialty contact lenses will be an asset to the team. Compensation and benefits will be determined by work experience and qualifications; and, for the right candidate, a future partnership or ownership opportunity may be available. 


To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, 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 include:


•    Optometry license in the state of California
•    VSP, Medicare, and Eyemed provider certification


Preferred qualifications include: 


•    Primary care experience
•    Contact lens residency


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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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