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Estimated Pay $13 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Seneca, South Carolina

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There is a fantastic opportunity for a full-time Associate Optometrist at Eye and Contact Lens Associates, located in Seneca, South Carolina!

Why you should apply

The mission of Eye and Contact Lens Associates is to offer a total eye care experience for the entire family through advanced technology, auxiliary testing equipment, experienced professionals, and high-quality products. If you're a well-rounded Associate Optometrist looking to take the next step in your career, look no further! Eye and Contact Lens Associates has a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious professional to work with a talented team and well-respected private practice.

Located in the beautiful "Golden Corner" of South Carolina lies the charming towns of Seneca, Pickens, Walhalla, and Clemson. This region provides residents a unique opportunity for relaxed and convenient living with many unique assets to embrace. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the pristine lakes nestled near the Blue Ridge Mountains, providing ample opportunities for recreational activities. Within a 30-minute drive is the area's best hiking and the discovery of breathtaking waterfalls. There are two beautiful freshwater lakes to explore-Lake Keowee and Lake Jocassee. In addition, its proximity to some of South Carolina's most visited destinations and other fascinating cities on the East Coast makes Seneca an ideal choice to practice and a prime location to live.

As an employee of the practice, you'll enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Medical insurance with 50% of the premium paid by the employer
  • Dental insurance
  • Eyewear discounts
  • Two weeks of paid time off, five paid holidays, and time off for continuing education
  • Simple IRA
  • Future potential partnership or ownership opportunity

About Eye and Contact Lens Associates

This long-standing practice was first established in 1960 and changed its name to Eye and Contact Lens Associates in 1997. The practice offers total eye care for the entire family, specializing in medical eye care, including red eye, foreign bodies, and glaucoma. Also, the practice provides contact lens services and fittings for hard-to-fit contacts. Eye and Contact Lens Associates is located in a newly renovated building in a conveniently accessible professional office complex. As the practice has enjoyed a successful upscale reputation in the community for many years, the business is looking for an Associate Optometrist to join a team of six employees and continue to provide world-class service.

The office features four fully-equipped modernized exam rooms and is suited with top-of-the-line optical equipment, including a digital retinal camera, Zeiss Humphrey cirrus OCT, and Zeiss Humphrey visual field. Cloud-based software is utilized to manage electronic health records and supports all aspects of comprehensive examinations. Customers enjoy an upscale ambiance while shopping top brands in the optical boutique-plus, the Opticians offer personalized services to help patients select the perfect pair of glasses to complement lifestyles.

About the Full-Time Associate Optometrist Opening

Eye and Contact Lens Associates is seeking a part-time or full-time Associate Optometrist committed to providing exceptional patient care to enrich the quality of patients' lives. You'll practice full-scope optometry as permitted by the South Carolina Board of Optometry and maintain meticulous medical records-approximately 25 to 30 patients are cared for daily with additional eye emergency consultations. The team works 36 hours weekly, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch Monday through Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Fridays. A candidate with in-depth knowledge of fitting all types of contact lenses and proficient in medical eye care per South Carolina State Board rules will be an asset to the team. For the right Associate 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 honest, responsible, service-oriented, community-involved, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services. As a valued team member, your dedication and contributions will directly impact the long-term success of Eye and Contact Lens Associates.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Optometry license in the state of South Carolina
  • Pharmaceutical therapeutic agents license

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Success fitting all types of contact lenses
  • Proficiency in all medical eye care allowed per South Carolina State Board rules

Special Notice

This is not a career opportunity with VSP Vision or its companies. VSP Vision is helping Premier Program providers recruit qualified applicants for their private practices. The hiring decision and acceptance of this position is solely between the hiring practice and the applicant.

The above information in this description was provided by the hiring practice. It has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this role. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees hired in this role.

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Posting ID: 878070282 Posted: 2024-05-19 Job Title: Optometrist Eye Contact Lens