Optometrist - Full-time - Columbia, SC or Charleston, SC!
About the practice
See what our dedicated optometrists and rock star associates have in store for you
We pride ourselves on unparalleled customer service. Whether it's our easy-to-schedule eye exams, or making sure you have all the help you need to find the perfect frames, we got you covered. In fact, we might be the only ones who care as much about your eyes as you do; your vision is that important to us.
About the optometrist position
Our new optometrist will be a welcome addition to our team and family who is both personable and welcoming to our patients. A passion for eyecare and general patient health is essential to providing the best experience we can! You will be fairly independent as a doctor, and will work with a team of light-hearted technicians and retail associates.
You have free discretion to manage patients and fit any type of contacts/glasses that you decide is best for them. This position will require some weekends, but we try to line it up so every 3rd weekend you have a 4 day weekend off. We will also be very flexible with requested days off and try to accommodate as much as possible.
As an optometrist in our practice, you will be expected to:
Perform comprehensive eye exams
Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease
Prescribe corrective lenses
Build strong doctor-patient relationships
Handle eyecare emergencies
We can provide plenty of patients and support fitting a wide variety of specialty CLs, such as: Ortho K, Scleral, Rose K RGPs and more
Familiarity using our office tech is also a plus. We currently have a handful of new devices in house including:
Zeiss Wavefront Aberrometer
Zeiss Digital Refraction System
We reward our doctors well and will provide a competitive salary, commensurate with experience as well as benefits including:
Paid time off (2 weeks first year)
Continuing education allowance
Health insurance covered 100%
Matching simple IRA up to $13,500.00 yearly
About Columbia, SC
Last, but certainly not least, come join us in lovely Columbia. We have an incredible community and it's continuing to grow every day! Here's some of what you can expect:
Warm year round
Huge sports teams
You can get to the mountains or the ocean in less than 2hrs depending on what you'd prefer
1 hour to Charlotte, NC and Charleston, SC; 2 hrs to Asheville and Atlanta
The river in the center of city is perfect for kayaking and tubing
4-5 new breweries and 12 new restaurants opened in town this year alone
Amazing cost of living
Named number 4 in a list of cities young professionals are moving to
Thriving outdoor recreation scene
We hope you are as excited to join us as we are to have you! If working alongside a practice that is ready to take the next step forward sounds like a good opportunity to you, apply directly by emailing [email protected]
Not a fit for you but have a friend in mind? If you refer anyone who signs a 1 year or longer contract we offer a $5,000.00 cash referral bonus! So let your friends know about this opportunity!
Currently we are looking for a full time candidate to start working in Columbia and another one in Charleston for the summer of 2021 (Early June ideally). However we would consider hiring a qualified and exemplary individual earlier than that if they would be a good fit for our practices!
SC optometry license. Or able to apply and get one.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Everything is negotiable, if you are the right fit and a charismatic/caring person who I think will be a good fit for our practice I will work with you on all of this
Internal Number: 29205
About Eye Associates of Columbia & Charleston
Come see what our dedicated optometrists and rock star associates have in store for you. We pride ourselves on unparalleled customer service. Whether it's our easy-to-schedule eye exams, or making sure you have all the help you need to find the perfect frames, we got you covered. In fact, we might be the only ones who care as much about your eyes as you do; your vision is that important to us.