Join an established practice in downtown Des Moines!
Are you an Iowa-state licensed Optometrist looking for a part-time opportunity? If so, our practice is the place for you. This private practice is well-established and well-respected in the community it serves. If you're interested in growing with a practice where you'll directly impact business outcomes, we invite you to apply.
Why join us?
Our practice is located in the vibrant Historic East Village in Downtown Des Moines. As a full-service, bilingual, family-owned private practice, patients can expect a total eye care experience. The team of Optometrists provide a variety of services, specializing in diabetic eye care, children's eye exams, specialty contact lenses, and surgical co-management. The practice also features a modern optical department with an extensive collection of trend-setting frames and designer sunglasses.
What you'll do:
Working part-time, 24 hours per week, you'll provide comprehensive eye care and perform a variety of optometric services for patients of all ages, visual diagnoses, and medical conditions. You'll provide eye exams, recommend vision-enhancing products, and promote proper eye care and good eye health through patient education—on average, 18 patients are cared for daily. You'll have access to advanced technology, including Optomap, OCT, visual field, auto-phoropters, auto-refractors, and fundus photography.
Who we're looking for:
An Optometrist who treats patients with kindness and respect and has the ability to communicate effectively in Spanish will be the right fit for this role. You'll play a critical role in contributing to practice and patient growth, sustaining long-term business performance to support the income of the doctors and staff. 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.
Why you'll love Des Moines:
Located in the central part of Iowa in the heart of the Midwest, Des Moines is the capital and the state's most populous city. Surrounded by natural beauty, the metropolitan area offers a cityscape, prairies, farmlands, state parks, and everything in between. Home to museums, historical landmarks, botanical gardens, excellent restaurants, a rich art scene, and plenty of shopping, this lively city offers something for everyone to enjoy. The area also provides residents with convenient, relaxed, affordable living and endless recreation. The region's four-season climate makes it perfect for year-round adventures—take a scenic drive to explore one of the many lakes, recreational areas, rivers, trails, and national monuments. Everything Des Moines offers, plus welcoming people, friendly communities, safe neighborhoods, and excellent schools, makes it a wonderful place to call home.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Optometry license in the state of Iowa
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred but not required.

To learn more about this opportunity, reach out to Drew Caldwell from OjO, Ophthalmology jobs Online.
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