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Optometrist - Ellicott City, MD

Req ID:  38989
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Country:  US
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VSP Global is committed to providing professional opportunities for Doctors of Optometry. That’s why we’re connecting you to Premier Program providers recruiting for openings at their private practices. 
This part-time or full-time opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry is available at Professional Vision of Ellicott City in Ellicott City, Maryland.  

Why you should apply

This successful, well-established Optometry practice is flourishing, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Doctor of Optometry. If you’re looking to bring new perspectives to a growing practice in a thriving community, this is your chance!

Centrally located just 30 miles from Washington D.C., Ellicott City offers small-town comfort with the added convenience of nearby city life. Its rich history dating back to the mid-1700s offers residents and visitors a unique window into the past. Located in the historic downtown, includes the Ellicott City Station, which is one of the oldest train stations in the U.S. Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of restaurants, cafes, shops, historic architecture, museums, and live events. There’s plenty of beautiful places to explore—Patapsco Valley State Park, Centennial Lake, and the Howard County Historical Society Museum to name a few. Home to a top-rated school system and safe neighborhoods, its proximity to the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport—just 13 miles—makes Ellicott City an ideal choice to practice and a prime location to live. 

About the practice

Professional Vision of Ellicott City was purchased by Dr. Ann Marie Gallagher in 2015. As a successful Optometric business in the community, this practice focuses on providing exceptional high-quality care to residents in Howard County and specializes in specialty contact lenses, co-management of cataracts, and management of glaucoma and ocular diseases. Centrally located in a busy strip mall, this practice provides easy access to Baltimore National Pike, Columbia Pike, and I-70. To support the continued growth of Professional vision of Ellicott City, Dr. Gallagher plans on adding an additional provider to the current staff of 19 employees.  

The practice uses state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and vision correction products to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases, conditions and problems. The office is warm, comfortable, and the opticians are always ready to provide personalized customer support to help patients find the perfect pair of frames. Patients will enjoy a casual, family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses—plus an online patient portal, appointment scheduling, and contact lens ordering is ready to conveniently serve patients.  

About the opening

The practice is seeking one part-time or full-time Doctor of Optometry to provide excellent patient-centered care for patients of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses. In this role, you’ll perform eye exams for vision and ocular health. The current office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday; 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday; and 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday. (Office hours may vary due to COVID-19) An O.D. who can treat a range of conditions and manage ocular diseases would be a complimentary addition to the practice. 

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. Additionally, the minimum qualifications include:

•    Doctor of Optometry license in the state of Maryland

As a full-time employee of the practice, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:
•    Competitive base pay
•    Two weeks of personal time off
•    Health and dental insurance options
•    401k after one year of employment with a 4% match
•    Continuing education allowance
•    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: Baltimore

Job Segment: Optometry, Medical, Patient Care, Healthcare, Customer Service

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