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Optometrist - Modesto, CA

Date:  Jun 3, 2021
Req ID:  41550
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Country:  US
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Remote Position: No


Vision First Optometry lives by its mission to provide the most personalized eye care experience from an excellent team of highly experienced professionals. As a well-respected business in the community, this practice continues to expand, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you’re a well-rounded professional looking to join a top-notch team, directly contribute to the practice’s growth and expansion, with the potential for a partnership or ownership opportunity—your chance is here!


Located in California’s Central Valley, surrounded by natural beauty, Modesto is the largest city in Stanislaus County. Best known for its rich agriculture production, Modesto provides the opportunity for convenient, relaxed, and affordable living. With access to iconic locations such as Yosemite National Park and Sequoia National Park, residents can easily explore the outdoors. Modesto is also known for its art scene where residents will enjoy mid-century modern architecture, museums, concerts, live theatre, and year-round farmer’s markets. Its proximity to some of California’s most visited destinationsSan Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey, Napa, and Santa Cruz—make it an ideal location to practice and a wonderful place to call home.  


About Vision First Optometry


Vision First Optometry has been serving the Modesto communities since 1980. Providing full-service optometry to families and residents in Stanislaus County of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses, the practice also specializes in hard-to-fit contact lenses and pediatric eye care. Centrally located in Modesto, the practice offers convenient access to Highway-99 and public transportation routes. To support the practice’s continued growth and maintain the gold-standard service the patients know and expect, the practice is looking to add an additional provider to the staff of six employees.


This boutique-style, modern practice uses state-of-the-art vision care technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases. The practice is well equipped with advanced technology, including optical coherence tomography, frequency doubling technology, and autorefractors. Approximately 12 to 16 comprehensive exams are performed daily. Patients can enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of fashionable eyewear from the optical boutique—plus the practice carries frames for all budgets.


About the opening


Vision First Optometry is seeking an Associate Optometrist who is passionate about providing personalized and individualized vision care for all patients, someone with excellent diagnostic skills, as well as the ability to troubleshoot. In this role, you will perform comprehensive exams, contact lens fitting including soft and hard contacts, diagnose ocular disease, and refer to specialists as necessary. A candidate with experience in rigid gas permeable and scleral contact lens fitting will be a wonderful addition to the team. You will practice 28 to 40 hours weekly, with no evening or weekend shifts. For the right candidate, a potential partnership or ownership opportunity may be available.


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 want to continuously develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.


Minimum qualifications include:


  • Optometry license in the state of California


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


  • Competitive base pay
  • Paid personal time off and bank holidays
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Flexible schedules: no evening or weekend shifts
  • Potential future partnership or ownership opportunity

Nearest Major Market: Modesto

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