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Part Time Optometrist - Santa Paula, CA

Date:  Jul 29, 2021
Req ID:  43547
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Country:  US
Line of Business: 

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.  


There is an excellent part-time opportunity for an Optometrist at Heritage Valley Eye Care, located in Santa Paula, California. 


Why you should apply 

Heritage Valley Eye Care’s hallmark service offers advanced knowledge and world-class care combined with a healthy dose of old-fashioned kindness. As a long-standing business with two flourishing practice locations in Ventura County, Heritage Valley Eye Care has a long-term opportunity for the right Optometrist. If you’re a well-rounded professional looking to contribute to the success of a well-known practice, collaborate with other talented professionals, and have an internal desire to fuel practice growth—this is the opportunity for you!


Nestled in the Heritage Valley, surrounded by mountains, valleys, agriculture, and natural beauty, Santa Paula is idyllically located between Los Angeles and the beaches of Ventura. Offering the quintessential Southern California experience, Santa Paula provides the unique opportunity for relaxed living, convenient access to some of the best beaches, and of course, year-round sunshine. In addition, residents and visitors can explore the area’s most iconic attractions, including the California Oil Museum, the Santa Paula Theater Center, the Floating Granite Ball, and the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula. Plus, there are many recreational opportunities in the Santa Paula Canyon Trail—from hiking to backpacking, from swimming to camping—there’s something unique for everyone to explore. Santa Paula also offers a lower cost of living and excellent school districts in surrounding Ventura County communities. Everything this picturesque town offers and its proximity to Santa Barbra, San Diego, Los Angeles, and other Southern California cities make it ideal for living and working.


About Heritage Valley Eye Care

Serving the Heritage Valley for over eight decades with an exceptional eye care experience focused on comfort and satisfaction is the tradition of Heritage Valley Eye Care. With two thriving practice locations in Santa Paula and Fillmore, patients can expect comprehensive eye care and gold-standard service. The practice specializes in medical eye care, ocular disease diagnoses, treatment and management, specialty contact lenses, and eye care for special populations. Additionally, the Optometrists co-manage patient cases across all specialties in partnership with primary care physicians and ophthalmology specialists in the area. To support the practice expansion into nearby cities, Heritage Valley Eye Care is looking to add an Optometrist to the team of 13 staff members.


Committed to preserving vision for life, Heritage Valley Eye Care utilizes cutting-edge technology to manage conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration, and hypertension and diabetes with greater precision. The practice is well-equipped with the latest diagnostic equipment, including optical coherence tomography, Optos, threshold fields, and technology for minor surgical procedures. The practice flow is highly efficient, enabling the doctors to care for 14 patients daily with additional follow-ups. Patients receive personalized support from the Opticians as they browse unique eyewear collections from the optical boutique.


About the Optometrist Position  

Heritage Valley Eye Care is seeking an Optometrist passionate about providing the highest level of patient care, has excellent patient communication skills, and is an overall team player with a strong work ethic. You’ll offer comprehensive eye care services and perform refractive exams, contact lens fittings, medical eye care, correlation charting, and coding of examinations. The position is initially part-time, 16 to 24 hours weekly, with the potential to transition full-time. You’ll have the unique opportunity to care for various ocular diseases, patients, and special populations—while working alongside experts in a supportive environment. As a valued member of the team, you’ll directly contribute to the continuous development and expansion of Heritage Valley Eye Care; for the right Optometrist, a future partnership or ownership opportunity may be available. 


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a broad scope of primary eye care and the ability to chart and code with precision. Additionally, the candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate flexibility and autonomy in a private setting. Finally, the candidate will want to develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors and integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services. 


Minimum qualifications include: 

•    Optometry license in the state of California 


Preferred specialties include: 

•    Ability to care for all ages and across a wide range of patient needs such as glaucoma and contact lenses


Heritage Valley Eye Care is offering the following benefits:

•    Competitive base pay 
•    Production bonus
•    Paid malpractice insurance
•    Medical insurance stipend
•    Future partnership or ownership opportunity


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: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

Job Segment: Optometry, Ophthalmic, Medical, Special Medicine, Patient Care, Healthcare

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