Optometrist - Full time - in Elko NV

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Speedy Specs
Elko, NV
Private practice
Salary Range
$140,000 – $165,000 per year

Optometrist – Full-time – Private practice – 1657 Mountain City Hwy, Elko, NV 89801, USA

About Our Practice

Speedy Specs is a healthy practice serving the Elko county community. Elko is a high desert climate with four seasons. The best places comfort index puts Elko at 8.2/10 meaning that it is one of the most comfortable climates in Nevada. Nearby mountains and public land make for plentiful outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, biking, ATV and more. Options for housing include Spring Creek for large lots and open feel or in the city of Elko where amenities are all within easy reach.

We offer full scope optometry care to all age ranges. Our office is has sate of the art equipment including Cirrus OCT, Humphrey and FDT visual fields, fundus photography, Zeiss i.profiler autorefractor/topographer and Zeiss autorefraction system. Systems are integrated electronically and records centralized using Revolution EHR. Online intake forms pull directly into the exam to save time on documentation with an online portal for patients to access prescriptions and view progress of glasses orders. An in house lab allows us to turn around glasses in 1-3 days. Same day service available in many cases to help patients with lost or broken glasses.

Optometrist Job Duties & Responsibilities

We are searching for a skilled OD to join our growing practice! You'll use your clinical and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. The ideal OD candidate is committed to delivering quality patient care, and is eager to learn and develop their clinical skillset. Your regular duties will include:

  • Perform comprehensive eye exams
  • Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease
  • Prescribe corrective lenses
  • Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical patients
  • Promote healthy vision by counseling and educating patients
  • Maintain detailed patient records regarding diagnosis, treatment plans, and progress
  • Handle eyecare emergencies

Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • NV optometry license
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of patient personalities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong sense of workplace professionalism and personal ethics
  • Customer-service orientation with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Spanish speaking is a plus

Compensation and Benefits

We reward our doctors with competitive salaries (commensurate with experience) as well as benefits including:

  • Health care stipend
  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Licensing fees
  • Continuing education (CE)

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