Optometrist – Full-time – Private practice – Middlebury, VT

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Middlebury Eye Associates, Inc.
Middlebury, VT
Private practice
Salary Range
$110,000 – $125,000 per year

Optometrist – Full-time – Private practice – Middlebury, VT

Experienced ODs or new graduates are welcome to apply! 

About Our Practice

Middlebury Eye Associates has been serving the community of Vermont with quality care for over 25 years. As the leading Optometrists in our community, we take pride in providing personalized vision care tailored to our patient’s needs. We offer primary eye services such as comprehensive eye exams, contact lens services, eyewear, medical treatments, and emergency eye care. Approximately 40% of the services we offer are vision exams and 60% are related to medical diagnosis and treatments. Our patient population includes all ages.

We are a dedicated team who works together on creating a warm atmosphere where each of our team members feels supported by one another. Our team currently consists of 5 experienced Optometrists, 2 opticians, 6 technicians/front desk staff/jack-of-all trades, and 1 office manager. This team is the best we've ever had and we are seeking an optometrist to add to our ever improving team. Our technicians handle all pre-testing, history, and initial data entry so our Optometrists are able to fully focus on patient care. On average, our Optometrists perform about 9 comprehensive exams per day with 3-4 brief office visits/problem focused visits. Our practice has 3 fully equipped exam lanes and state-of-the-art technology:

  • Humphrey visual fields
  • Zeiss OCT
  • Fundus Camera
  • Anterior photography
  • Optos

Middlebury which is located in Addison County is considered one of the best places to live in Vermont. There are many outdoor activities to keep you entertained such as hiking, skiing, biking and more. Residents of the community are only a driving distance away from Montreal, Boston, and New York making it easy for a weekend getaway. The high rated public schools make it the perfect place for families to live too. 

Optometrist Job Duties & Responsibilities

We are searching for a talented 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 Optometrist candidate is someone who is personable, entrepreneurial, and caring. Candidates with experience treating Glaucoma is definitely a plus! But not required. Our team of experienced professionals will provide mentorship and training to help develop your clinical skills. 

This is a full-time opportunity! 

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 using EHR
  • Handle eyecare emergencies

Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • Valid Vermont state license to practice optometry
  • 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

Compensation and Benefits

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

  • Medical insurance
  • Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • AOA and VOA dues
  • Licensing fees
  • Continuing education 
  • Life insurance
  • DEA
  • Malpractice insurance

Whether you are looking for your first opportunity in eye care, 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 CovalentCareers!