Yakima Vision Center is currently seeking full-time Associate Optometrist at successful private practice with future opportunity to become a partner or owner in the future. Practice is located in the beautiful Yakima, WA valley nestled on the edge of the cascade mountain range and is known for its high quality of life. If you want to find a place to either raise a family or explore the outdoors, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

If you have ever wanted to establish yourself without the hassle of a start-up, this Associate Optometrist role is the ideal way to get off the ground! As an Associate Optometrist with us, you will practice in a modern office, equipped with the latest optical equipment. You will practice with one of the most respected Optometrist’s in Eastern Washington. You will enjoy an ideal schedule of no evenings or weekends, leaving you the time to relax and explore this amazing area of Washington state.

About the Practice

Established 26 years ago in 1993, Yakima Vision Center has an impeccable reputation with its patients and members of the community. We have a well-respected staff and utilize the latest technology. Our on-going patient satisfaction research shows that we have the most delighted patients in our large service area with a population base of over 150,000. With a large active and growing patient base, Yakima Vision Center is an attractive opportunity for new or seasoned doctor who is career minded and is looking for a great opportunity to someday own a great turnkey practice.

The Position

We are seeking an Optometrist who is interested in practicing full-scope eye care including comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings (including RGP and specialty lenses), and medical eye care. Our office is well-equipped EMR system, OCT, Visual Field, Fundus Camera, etc. Technicians do all pre-testing, special testing, and I&R trainings. We are open Monday-Friday, no weekends!
The Position Requirements

  • Completed an Optometry residency with two to four years related experience
  • The ability to manage and co-manage basic ocular pathology with your colleagues ·
  • Experience and knowledge of standard and advanced contact lenses and fitting
  • Excellent communication skills and patient service
  • Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes
  • Strong computer skills and EHR experience.
  • State of Washington Department of Health Optometrist License, and American Heart Association BLS/ACLS. Priority will be given to doctors with experience and/or desire to work with patients with optometric medical needs. Doctor of Optometry license in Washington State required and Past experience with of EMR system a plus.


  • Compensation: $100,000 to $140,000/yr (depending on experience)
  • Other Benefits: Full Medical and Dental, two-weeks’ vacation, CE stipend, $5,000 moving cost allowance
  • Ownership opportunity with purchase assistance being part of benefit package

Contact for details:
Dr. Susan Famer
Website: www.yakimavision.com