Optometrist – Southern California

Address: 14425 Chase Street Panorama City CA US 91402

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Why you should apply

Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates has served five generations of families and is well-respected for its advanced expertise in keratoconus treatment. If you're an upbeat professional who thrives in a fast-paced clinical setting and you're looking for a new opportunity to work with a talented team of Optometrists and utilize the industry's most advanced technology, this may be the opportunity for you.

Centrally located in Southern California in the San Fernando Valley, Panorama City is a pleasant neighborhood of Los Angeles that offers city convenience with small-town vibes. Year-round sunshine and endless opportunities to explore the outdoors easily enables families to spend quality time. Scenic drives, convenient access to beaches, nature hikes, exploring one of the many nearby parks—there's something for everyone to embrace. Panorama City also offers excellent schools, safe neighborhoods and is a top-notch region to raise a family. Its proximity to major transportation hubs and just 20 miles from Downtown Los Angeles makes it an ideal place to practice and a prime location to live.

About the Practice

Established in 1957, this second-generation business is a leading practice in the San Fernando Valley, helping thousands of people with mild to severe vision conditions to see clearly. In addition to offering a spectrum of general and medical optometry services, Dr. Barry Leonard is the director of the California Keratoconus Center and is nationally known for his expertise in a variety of keratoconus treatment therapies. The team also specializes in myopia, dry eye syndrome, glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration. To help support a growing patient base, the business is looking for an Optometrist to add to the team of 14 employees.

The professionals strongly focus on comprehensive eye examinations, including thorough ocular and systemic health evaluations. The practice is equipped with the latest computer technology to assist doctors in obtaining the most accurate information. The team leverages Optos, OCT, Eaglet scleral profilometer, fundus camera, Matrix, Marco electronic phoropters, OPD III, Ovitz wavefront analyzer, and cloud-based software to support electronic health records. The optical department features over 1,000 frames in all styles and materials, and the skilled Opticians provide personalized frame styling.  

About the Optometrist Opening

Dr. Barry Leonard and Associates is seeking an Optometrist passionate about providing the highest level of patient care throughout all patient interactions. You'll provide comprehensive general and medical optometry services, educate patients about their ocular health, and recommend vision-enhancing products—on average, 16 patient exams are performed daily, with additional patients for check-ups and urgent eye matters. A support team is available throughout exams, enabling you to focus on patient-centered care.

The practice is offering the flexibility to practice part-time, and can lead to a full-time opportunity. Minimum requirements include the ability to conduct exams in Spanish, and a candidate with keratoconus experience or residency will be an asset to the team. For the right Optometrist, a future partnership or ownership 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
  • Ability to conduct exams in Spanish

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Specialty lens/keratoconus experience or residency

The practice is offering the following benefits

  • Competitive base pay
  • Production bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Relocation stipend
  • Potential future partnership or ownership opportunity


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Hiring Manager:

Gianny Cardenas - Manager


California Keratoconus Center