VSP Global is committed to providing professional opportunities for Optometrists. That's why we're connecting you to Premier Program providers
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 opportunity for a part-time Associate Optometrist at Mark R Christensen, OD, located in Fairfield, California.
Why you should apply
At Mark R Christensen, OD, patients are the lifeline of the practice and therefore the priority is to make their experience pleasant, informative, and worthwhile. As a long-standing business serving Solano County, the practice continues to expand, and a long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Associate Optometrist. If you're dedicated to helping patients and a lifelong learner of all things optometry, and you want to work in a supportive environment with the industry's most talented professionals--this is your chance!
Nestled in the heart of Northern California, Fairfield is conveniently situated at the crossroads of three major routes connecting to San Francisco and Sacramento, San Francisco Bay Area, and the California Delta and Napa Valley. Surrounded by picturesque scenery, rolling hillsides, waterfronts, and prosperous farmland, Fairfield is full of open spaces, quiet country roads, and acres of thriving vineyards. Providing a vibrant mix of rural and suburban lifestyles, the area offers easy access to amenities for the whole family, as well as nearby city life. With a mild year-round climate and plenty of open spaces, Solano county offers endless activities and convenient access to lakes, rivers, mountains, and many outdoor recreational opportunities. Just 20 miles east, Napa Valley is an excellent place for those who want to enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience and world-class wine. Fairfield's proximity to some of California's best destinations--San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Monterey Bay, Santa Rosa, Yosemite National Park, to name a few--make it an ideal choice to practice and a prime location to live.
About Mark R Christensen, OD
Established in 1984 by Dr. Mark R Christensen, this practice is dedicated to making a difference in patients' lives through excellence in vision care services and genuine personal care. Serving the residents and families of Solano County for over 35 years, Mark R Christensen, OD, offers a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services and treatments. The practice specializes in routine eye and medical care, dry eye treatment, ocular health management and treatment, surgical co-management, vision therapy, specialty contact lenses for myopia control, keratoconus, and multifocal contact lenses. To support the implementation of new treatments available to patients, Dr. Christensen is looking to add an Associate Optometrist to the team of seven employees.
The professionals at Mark R Christensen, OD, are deeply committed to patients' eye health, needs, and desires and always strive to exceed expectations. With a focus on individual-centric patient care, the practice uses advanced technology to ensure optimal eye health through diagnostic technology. The team utilizes Optos Optomap ultra-wide digital retinal imaging, IPL (intense pulse light) therapy, and virtual reality headset fields testing. Additionally, the practice recently introduced the Neurolens system and OptiLight for dry eye. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of designer frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique. The Opticians provide personal assistance to help patients select the best frames for medical needs, lifestyle, appearance, and budget.
About the Part-Time Associate Optometrist Position
Mark R Christensen, OD, is seeking a part-time Associate Optometrist passionate about offering individualized eye care solutions to ensure optimal eye health for every patient. You'll perform comprehensive primary eye and vision care 16 hours per week--approximately 12 comprehensive exams are performed daily with additional patient follow-ups. A candidate with experience fitting contact lenses, treating dry eye syndrome, and certified in glaucoma will be an asset to the team. In addition, certification in therapeutic pharmaceutical agents is a requirement of the role.
The practice is looking for a personable Associate Optometrist who enjoys working with and serving patients. The doctor must be proficient in the ability to correctly diagnosis disease and visual conditions. Learning, adapting to new technologies, expanding skills, and sharing best practices and experiences with other professionals is critical for this role. For the right Associate Optometrist, a future potential partnership opportunity may be available.
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, excellent patient communication skills, interpersonal skills, and compassion for patient health and safety. In addition, 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
Therapeutic pharmaceutical agents certified
Preferred qualifications include:
Proficiency in dry eye treatment and contact lenses fittings
The practice is offering the following benefits:
Competitive base salary
Continuing education allowance
Future potential partnership opportunity
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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