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 a full-time opportunity for an Associate Optometrist at J. Kyle Smith, OD, located in Fort Bragg, California, and Healdsburg Optometry, located in Healdsburg, California.
Why you should apply
J. Kyle Smith, OD, and Healdsburg Optometry are both well-established practices in the communities they serve and are committed to helping patients achieve optimal vision through advanced technology and a comfortable environment. If you're looking for a solid long-term career opportunity, interested in practicing optometry on the Pacific Coast and in the heart of wine country, with the potential for future ownership or partnership opportunity--this is your chance!
AboutJ. Kyle Smith, OD
Established in the 1940s, the long-standing optometry practice was purchased by Dr. Smith in 2002. Located in Fort Bragg, which is nested on Mendocino's breathtaking coast, this quaint town is known for its picturesque views, mild weather, and small-town charm. The practice is conveniently located off the main highway and offers full-scope optometry services to Mendocino County residents. With a focus on medical optometry, the practice specializes in diagnosing and managing ocular diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
About Healdsburg Optometry
Also purchased by Dr. Smith in 2015, Healdsburg Optometry is located in the heart of California's Wine Country. Located 20 miles north of Santa Rosa, surrounded by natural beauty, Healdsburg is a vibrant town known for its excellent wine, spectacular restaurants, fascinating art, and many other unique assets. Healdsburg Optometry is centrally located and easily accessible from US Highway 101. Serving the Sonoma County communities, the practice offers comprehensive optometric care and focuses on specialty contact lens fittings.
Both practices offer a complete eye care experience using state-of-the-art technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases. The practices are well-appointed with automated optical equipment and behind-the-scenes functional technology, including integrated autorefraction with digital refraction, topography, ocular coherence tomography, and visual field technology. Approximately 15-20 patients are cared for daily. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique. The Opticians offer personalized support as they help patients find the best frames--considering budget, medical needs, lifestyle, and appearance.
About the Associate Optometrist Opportunity
Dr. Smith is seeking an Associate Optometrist who is efficient, flexible, friendly, and can practice with precision to ensure excellent eye health and vision care for all patients. You'll provide full-time optometric care at J. Kyle Smith, OD, and Healdsburg Optometry. As the practice locations are approximately two hours apart, the Associate Optometrist will travel to Fort Bragg that includes 33 miles of winding road as you head to one of the most beautiful coastlines. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing practice, care for various conditions, special populations, and diverse communities. As a valued member of the team, you'll play a critical role in expanding practices to new locations and contribute to the long-term success. For the right Associate Optometrist, a future ownership or partnership opportunity may be available.
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
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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