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Optometrist - Richland, WA

Date:  Mar 25, 2021
Req ID:  40806
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Country:  US
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Remote Position: No


Columbia Point Eye Care lives by its mission to provide the community with quality and convenient eye care in a setting that is comfortable, friendly and welcoming. With three successful practice locations, Columbia Point Eye Care is flourishing, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you’re an ambitious professional inspired by a career focused on helping others, interested in learning about the business side of optometry, while collaborating with a dedicated team of talented optometrists to create new business opportunities—this is your chance! 

Located in southeast Washington, Richland is part of the growing Tri-Cities metropolitan area, closely tied with Kennewick and Pasco—and well-known as a relaxing vacation destination. Boasting stunning natural surroundings and year-round moderate climate, there’s plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. Residents and visitors can spend the day paddling on the Columbia, Snake and Yakima rivers—or sit back and enjoy the view from one of the many waterfront restaurants. Known for beautiful golf courses, professional sports teams, and world-class wineries, there’s something for everyone to experience in the Tri-Cities. Its proximity to some of Washington’s most scenic destinations including Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, San Juan Islands and Snoqualmie Falls, to name a few, make Richland an ideal place to practice and a prime location to live.

About Columbia Point Eye Care 

This thriving multi-location optometry group provides full-service optometry to families and residents in Benton County of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses. Combining cutting-edge technology and a caring team of professionals, Columbia Point Eye Care is committed to ensuring optimal eye and vision health, specializing in: dry eye treatment, ocular disease and management, specialty contact lenses and surgical co-management. All practice locations are situated in the Tri-Cities area and easily accessible from I-182 and WA-240. To help support the expansion of Columbia Point Eye Care, the practice is looking to add an additional provider to its highly-trained team of 24 employees. 

This tech-forward practice uses state-of-the-art vision care 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 digital retinal imaging. Online appointment scheduling and office communications are offered via text messaging. Patients enjoy a family-friendly experience as they shop the latest styles of eyewear from the optical boutique—plus the optometry professionals work closely with the patients to select proper frames for cosmetic, lifestyle and vision needs.

About the opening

The practice is seeking a full-time Associate Optometrist who is passionate about providing the highest level of patient-centric care. In this role, you will work 30 to 40 hours a week and perform comprehensive eye exams for vision and ocular health, make eyewear recommendations, manage eye diseases, and provide pre- and post-operative care. A candidate interested in exploring management for dry eye will be a complimentary addition to the practice. This is a unique opportunity to work with special populations and care for a variety of patients and conditions—for the right Associate Optometrist, a future partnership 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 his/her 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 Washington

Preferred qualifications include:

•    Residency (not required)
•    Dry eye treatment
•    Skilled at recommending eyewear


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

•    Competitive base pay
•    Student Loan Repayment Assistance
•    Production-based bonuses
•    Health insurance benefits
•    Retirement IRA with match 
•    Continuing education allowance
•    Team outings, celebrations and holiday parties

Nearest Major Market: Kennewick

Job Segment: Optometry, Medical, Patient Care, Healthcare

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