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Part Time Optometrist - La Quinta, CA

Date:  Sep 8, 2021
Req ID:  45367
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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.


A part-time opportunity is available for an Associate Optometrist at Perspective Optometry, located in La Quinta, California.


Why you should apply


Perspective Optometry recognizes the subjective view of each individual's vision in the world and lives by its mission to provide excellence in eye care combined with medical optometry services and a unique eyewear gallery. As a thriving business, the practice continues to grow, and a long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you're a skilled, motivated professional looking to join a top-notch team and interested in exploring vision therapy services and specialty contact lenses, this is the opportunity for you!


Located in the heart of the Coachella Valley, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and striking scenery, La Quinta provides year-round sunshine and a variety of recreation for the whole family. You'll enjoy the balance of work and personal life in this delightful oasis that offers its residents the unique opportunity for fun and relaxed living. There are many amenities, including world-class golf, outdoor explorations, fantastic restaurants, music festivals, and plenty of shopping—there's something for everyone to enjoy. Previously known as a retirement oasis, the Coachella Valley has attracted more families with rapid business growth and economic development. La Quinta also offers excellent public schools and safe neighborhoods. In addition, its proximity to some of California's most visited destinations, including Los Angeles, Anaheim, and San Diego, makes it a great place to practice and call home.


About Perspective Optometry


Established in 2018, Perspective Optometry provides optometric services to families and residents in the Greater Palm Springs area of all ages, insurances, visual and medical diagnoses. As the practice is committed to providing optimal eye care, the practice specializes in myopia management, keratoconus contact lens fittings, including scleral lenses, and vision therapy services. To continue serving a diverse group of patients, Perspective Optometry is looking to add an Associate Optometrist to support practice growth and practice expansion to new locations.


Perspective Optometry takes a patient-center approach and utilizes the latest 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 that includes Zeiss Humphrey Visual Field, Topcon Autorefractors, and Topcon Optical Coherence Tomography Maestro. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a unique selection of optical frames and trendy sunglasses from the eyewear gallery—plus personalized customer support from the Opticians who will ensure the proper fit for comfort.


About the Associate Optometrist Position


Perspective Optometry is looking for a well-rounded Associate Optometrist who has excellent patient communication skills and takes an analytical approach to clinical care. You'll conduct routine eye examinations, refractions, ocular testing and perform limited medical eye care within the full scope of licensure—approximately 12 to 16 patients are cared for daily. You'll also provide recommendations for patients and refer them to outside ophthalmology specialists when needed. The Associate Optometrist position is initially part-time, 16 to 25 hours a week, two Saturdays per month, with the potential to transition to full-time. A  candidate with Spanish-speaking abilities, additional specialties, or an interest in areas the practice specializes in will complement Perspective Optometry.


This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside talented professionals to provide an exceptional patient experience in an organized, fun, and modern environment. If you're looking for a long-term opportunity to grow with the business and help expand the practice to new locations, Perspective Optometry is the perfect place for you.


To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, and 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.


Minimum qualifications include:


  • OD TLG and TPA license in the state of California
  • Diagnose, treat, and manage ocular disorders and conditions
  • Interest in specialty contact lenses and vision therapy
  • Ability to navigate various electronic health records system
  • Proficiency in Macintosh and Windows operating systems
  • Strong computer and typing skills


Preferred qualifications include:


  • Spanish-speaking abilities
  • Two to five years of post-graduate experience


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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Optometry, Medical, Ophthalmic, Patient Care, Music Therapist, Healthcare

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