Optometrist - Full Time

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Gulfport, MS
Private practice
Based on experience

Optometrist – Full-time – Private practice

About Our Practice

 Small private eyecare practice on the MS Gulf Coast – established in 1977. 

Optometrist Job Duties & Responsibilities

We are looking for a full-time, patient-focused Optometrist in Gulfport, MS to start as soon as possible. We have an established patient base and a dedicated well-trained staff.  You'll use your clinical and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients.  Your regular duties will include:

  • Perform comprehensive eye exams
  • Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease, therapeutic prescriptions and any co-management with external healthcare professionals as needed
  • Prescribe corrective lenses - Optical dispensary on site
  • Maintain detailed patient records regarding diagnosis, treatment plans, and progress
  • Handle eyecare emergencies

Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • Valid MS state license to practice optometry
  • DEA license recommended
  • Enrolled in CAQH Proview recommended
  • Availability to work
  • Patient-first mentality and work-ethic
  • Outstanding professional and interpersonal skills
  • Interest in working with patients of all ages

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Paid time off and Vacation
  • Vision care employee perks
  • Simple IRA employer match contributions after 2 years of employment
  • Opportunity to purchase the practice in the future

Environment and Schedule

You will be working with modern technology on a daily basis, such as a new EHR software system (Revolution EHR) and new hardware equipment.  Our Cirrus OCT and Humphrey Visual Field have also been updated recently as well.  Some other equipment used is a B-scan unit and a Fundus Camera.  Our regular office hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:15am to 4:30pm and Friday from 8:15am to 3:00pm.

Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eyecare, or you’re an experienced optometrist looking to take the new step in your career, we look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply here through Eyes On Eyecare!