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Optometrist (Ridgecrest, CA)

Date:  Oct 14, 2021
Req ID:  44877
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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.  


This opportunity for an Optometrist is available at Focus Optometry Center, located in Ridgecrest, California.  


Why you should apply 


Offering quality eye care to a diverse community is the mission of Focus Optometry Center. As a well-established business in the community, the practice is growing, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Optometrist. If you’re looking to ditch the traffic jams and practice in an affordable rural desert community with the possibility of a future partnership or ownership opportunity, this is your chance!


Known for its beautiful sunsets, striking desert scenery, and warm sunny days, Ridgecrest offers residents the opportunity for convenient and affordable living. Ridgecrest is surrounded by four mountain ranges, including the Sierra Nevada to the west, the Cosos to the north, Argus Range to the east, and the El Paso Mountains to the south. Its unique geography provides one-of-a-kind experiences, and there’s never a shortage of adventures. The Ridgecrest area offers rock climbing, hiking, rafting, fishing, and the most popular, ATV riding. Residents can easily explore the surrounding areas, including Death Valley National Park and the Mojave National Preserve. Ridgecrest also offers safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, and affordable housing. Everything this beautiful region has to offer makes Ridgecrest a wonderful place to practice and call home.


About Focus Optometry Center


Established in 2013, Focus Optometry Center provides full-service optometry to families and residents in Kern County of all ages, insurances, visual and medical diagnoses. The practice offers various services, including primary and medical eye care,  glaucoma diagnoses, treatment and management, and specialty contact lenses. The practice is centrally located and offers easy access to Business 395. To help support the practice’s growth, Focus Optometry Center is looking for an additional provider to care for a diverse patient base and work alongside a staff of 7 employees.


As Focus Optometry Center is committed to providing personalized care to each patient, the practice uses state-of-the-art vision care technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases. The office is well-appointed with automated optical equipment and behind-the-scenes functional technology, including autorefractors, optical coherence tomography, fundus camera, digital phoropter, slit lamp, binocular indirect ophthalmoscope, pachymeter, and visual field technology. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique.


About the Optometrist Position


Focus Optometry Center is seeking an Optometrist who is passionate about providing personalized and individualized care to ensure excellent eye health and vision care for all patients. You’ll provide comprehensive eye examinations and care for approximately 16 to 22 patients daily. The office is open Monday through Thursday. The Optometrist will work 32 hours a week, and for the right candidate, a future partnership or ownership opportunity may be available. The practice is offering competitive base pay, and additional benefits will be discussed.


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: 


  • Optometry license in the state of California 


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.  

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