Associate OD. Great scope of practice! Amazing place to live!

Address: Kenai AK US 99611

Job ID:

1154

Type:

full-time

Position:

optometrist

Practice Type:

Private

Salary:

annually
$130000 - 225000

Experience:

1-4-years

Benefits

Paid holidays, Paid vacation, 401K, Compensation is salary + production

Job Description

Full time OD wanted to work in a 6 lane, large optical practice with plenty of support staff.  The doctor should be comfortable with primary eye care, contact lenses and medical eye care. Being three hours from the closest eye subspecialist, it is important to be able to treat many conditions including eye emergencies. Ellex Tango SLT/YAG, Lumenis IPL and Tear Care for in house treatments. Full diagnostic suite includes Optos, OCT, VEP/ERG, topo, pachymetry, multiple VF's and meibography. External imaging in multiple exam lanes. Technicians to support the doctor. 

 

Office

Always do what is right for the patient and work hard but play harder! If you do that, you will likely have a happy, rewarding and successful career. Come work with us and we will share our knowledge and our amazing patients with you.  

We continually invest in upgrades and updates in our practice to allow the OD to practice to their fullest potential. We invest in training and education for the OD's and the staff.  

Our unique location provides an opportunity to the OD to practice to their fullest potential and manage a variety of eye conditions. 

Candidate Description

We are hoping to find someone who wants to enjoy optometry and the wonderful place we have to live in.  The ideal candidate would be flexible, someone who will continue to learn throughout their career and is willing to teach new staff or mentor younger OD's as our practice grows.  They do not need to have a business background, but should understand  working in a private practice means it is a business. It is important to invest in relationships with the patients and staff, and there will be time spent that is not just patient care.  One should want to come to Alaska for the lifestyle and scope of practice that is available, not just the money. 

Candidate Requirements

License to practice optometry in the state of Alaska

Experience: Entry level to experienced OD

Passing of surgical and LASER course within 9 months of hire

 

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Hiring Manager:

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Company:

Kenai Vision Center