Optometrist - Full-Time - MD Practice - Las Cruces, NM

Updated 2 weeks ago
Eyes Of the Southwest
Las Cruces, NM
Ophthalmology practice
Salary Range
$135,000 – $150,000 per year
Full-time, Part-time

Optometrist - Full-Time / Part-Time - OD/MD Practice - Las Cruces, NM

Eyes Of the Southwest in beautiful Southern New Mexico is looking to hire an Optometrist on a full-time basis! We are open to part-time as well.  We are a comprehensive and well-respected ophthalmology practice in Las Cruces, New Mexico. 

Are you a skilled, personable, and patient-focused Optometrist looking to join a fantastic practice? If this sounds like you, apply today! 

What You’ll Need:

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) Degree
  • Valid NM state license to practice optometry
  • Interest in both medical and general optometry is a plus!
  • Strong diagnostic and management skill and knowledge in ophthalmic practice
  • Specialty lens fitting is a bonus! (But not required)

What You’ll Do:

  • 80/20 mix of medical optometry and Vision Plan
  • Perform comprehensive eye exams on patients
  • Provide patient care related to contact lenses and the diagnosis and treatment of anterior segment disease. 
  • Manage common ocular diseases such as glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, retinal disorders, diabetic eye problems, and ocular surface diseases.
  • Participate in the co-management of surgical cataract patients by providing patient education, pre-operative considerations & evaluations, and post-operative care.

Who You Are:

  • Upbeat personality with excellent chairside manner and customer service skills
  • Team-player who knows how to work efficiently
  • Experienced OD and motivated self-starter

Why Work Here?

Environment & Opportunity: This is an amazing opportunity for enthusiastic good-natured individuals looking for engaging work in a fun environment. We are committed to exceeding our patients' expectations, as well as cultivating a unique work environment where you can grow your career!  We treat all our patients with our knowledge, skill, an compassion. Our practice is state-of-the-art and well respected. Dr. Edward V. Hernandez , MD has over 22 years of experience in treating ophthalmic disease in the Southwest.

Technology:  Our office is well equipped with OCT, Topographer, HVF, Fundus camera, Yag laser, Argon Laser, SLT laser,  IOL Master, Lenstar, Immerson biometry, 11 lanes with Haag Streit Slit lamps. Our optical shop has 2 opticians and over 1200 frames

Location: Las Cruces is rated highly as a desirable and comfortable place to live and practice. Our climate is unmatched in this  high desert setting.  Hunting, skiing, cycling, and golfing are only a few things to do here.  The school system has excellent public and private options. 

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation (for full-time OD) of $135k - $150k annual, commensurate with experience
    • PLUS incentive bonus based on collections!
  • Benefits include:
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Malpractice insurance
    • Vacation and CME leave
    • Retirement plan
    • State license fees
    • & more!

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, apply here today through Eyes On Eyecare!

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