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Optometrist

Company: Northern Illinois Optical Co.
Location: Rockford
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Northern Illinois Optical is locally owned and has been in operation since 1949. We are looking for a part-time professional optometrist with experience in eyecare health, comprehensive eye exams, Rx for eyewear and contact lenses, to join our team of professionals in our friendly atmosphere with award-winning patient care. As an optometrist, you will be expected to use your skills and knowledge to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. To qualify for this role, you must be state-licensed and possess in-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills. Optometrist Responsibilities: Providing routine care such as vision testing and prescribing glasses and contact lenses Perform visual field testing, refraction, and other diagnostic tests to identify the patient's visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination Diagnose sight problems and ocular disease, such as nearsightedness, color blindness, and macular degeneration Prescribe corrective lenses and medications Maintain accurate medical files for all patients Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques Identify and assess eye defects and diseases such as diabetes and liver failure Record all diagnosis and treatment plans including transfers and therapeutic prescriptions Optometrist Requirements: Doctor of optometry (O.D.) degree Must possess a state-issued license for O.D. and optometry A minimum of 2 years' experience as an Optometrist Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders and conditions Customer service oriented with excellent analytical skills Benefits & Culture: We are in the heart of downtown Rockford, IL where many community festivities take place throughout the year including City Market, Stroll on State, sporting events, concerts, and attractions at our BMO Harris Bank Center, UWHealth Sports Factory, Coronado Theatre including easy access to I90. Health Insurance Dental Insurance 401K with match Holiday (8 annual holidays) PTO Rate of pay for this position averages from $65 to $85 per hour and is subject to experience and benefits chosen. There is also an option to rent a space for your optometry practice or future ownership. Rate of pay is subject to change with this option. If you're interested in working with our community award winning patient-care center, we look forward to hearing from you. Apply today! Employment Type: Part Time Years Experience: 10 - 15 years Salary: $65 - $85 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Northern Illinois Optical Co., Rockford , Optometrist, Healthcare , Rockford, Illinois

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