Optometrist Needed in the Outer Banks

Address: 2511 N Queen Street Kitty Hawk NC US 28501

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Job Description

Albemarle Eye Center is seeking an enthusiastic and compassionate full-time Optometrist to work in Kitty Hawk, NC with our fully integrated provider team and support staff. Join our expanding team of 2 ophthalmologists and 4 optometrists providing care at 5 clinics housing state-of-the-art technology. For over 30 years, Albemarle Eye Center has provided exceptional eye care to patients located in the greater eastern North Carolina area.


  • Join a fast-paced, high-volume optometric practice (busy ODs see +20-30 patients per day)
  • Full dedicated team of work-up technicians, scribes, and diagnostic support
  • Highly incentivized compensation plan (mature practices yield +$200,000 in compensation)
  • Eastern North Carolina is home to coastal neighborhoods, small towns, and beautiful beaches

Education & Experience

  • Residency preferred, but not required
  • Doctor of Optometry degree from a top-tier program
  • Board certified preferred, but not required
  • State-issued license for optometry


  • Competitive, guaranteed base salary for initial period plus bonus if production formula exceeds base salary
  • After initial period, compensation is based on production formula only, with significant upside potential
  • Sign-on bonuses available


About the Area

Eastern North Carolina offers a captivating lifestyle, blending coastal splendor with Southern charm. Its pristine sandy beaches and inviting waters attract beach lovers and water enthusiasts alike. Small towns and historic cities preserve the region's rich heritage, showcasing friendly locals and warm Southern hospitality. Nature lovers will find solace in the vast marshlands and wildlife refuges, while the thriving arts and culture scene enriches the lives of residents. With a harmonious fusion of tradition and progress, Eastern North Carolina offers an inviting lifestyle that leaves a lasting impression on all who experience its appeal.

About Albemarle Eye Center

Albemarle Eye Center is one of North Carolina’s leading eye care practices providing care in ophthalmology and optometry. Founded over 30 years ago, Albemarle Eye Center has a reputation for providing superior patient service, utilizing state-of-the-art technology, offering innovative procedures and employing world-class physicians. With 5 locations, 6 providers and the best and brightest team members, Albemarle Eye Center is proud to be named the #1 practice in the area and a partner practice of US Eye.

Candidate Description

About US Eye

US Eye is a physician-led, patient-centric network of eye care practices committed to providing exceptional patient service through premium technology and unrivaled provider expertise. We are one of the nation’s leading multi-specialty physician groups providing care in ophthalmology, optometry, dermatology, and cosmetic facial surgery. With over 60 clinics and 5 surgery centers, led by 115 providers and more than 1,000 team members system-wide, we deliver world-class care to patients throughout Florida, the Carolinas and Virginia.


Candidate Requirements

Position Type & Location

  • Full-time position located in Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Travel to other locations as necessary


  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • Backup Care for Children, Adults, and Pets
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Licenses and Dues
  • Employee Discounts

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Hiring Manager:

Misty Daniels - Physician Recruiter


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