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This full-time opportunity for a Doctor of Optometry is available at Vision Associates, Inc. located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Why you should apply
This successful, well-established Optometry practice is flourishing, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Doctor of Optometry. If you’re looking to join a growing practice in a vibrant, urban community, and explore new technologies for ocular diseases, and help patients find the best vision option, this is your chance!
Located in Southern New England, Woonsocket. Rhode Island offers the perfect blend of exciting city life and small-town comfort. Visitors and residents will enjoy an eclectic mix of the old and new, providing a unique opportunity for convenient living. Its proximity to Providence, Boston, and Worcester allows residents easy access to explore New England’s rich history, cultural attractions, fascinating cities, and outdoor adventures. Located less than 25 miles from the Theodore France Green International Airport. Rhode Island is an ideal space to practice and a prime location to live.
About the practice
Established in the 1960s, this family practice is owned and operated by the founder’s son, Dr. Eric J. Hall. This practice has provided full-service optometry to families and residents for over 45 years in Providence County. With two additional locations in Greenville and Cranston, Vision Associates, Inc. is looking to grow its team of 23 staff members, and potentially expand to a fourth location.
As a long-standing business in the community, this practice focuses on providing exceptional care and high-quality products to patients. The office is warm, comfortable, and welcoming, inviting patients to shop top-brand eyewear in a casual setting. The practice is well-appointed with automated optical equipment and behind-the-scenes functional technology that includes an OCT, Optos, Humphrey visual field, non-contact tonometer, and auto refactors. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of optical frames and sunglasses from the optical boutique—plus a fully-stocked contact lens dispensary is ready to conveniently service patients.
About the opening
The practice is seeking one full-time Doctor of Optometry to provide high-quality care for patients of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses. In this role, you’ll perform eye exams for vision and ocular health, and evaluate patients for contact lenses. The current office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours on Tuesdays until 7:00 p.m.; and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturdays. The OD will work 38 hours per week with the possibility of overtime.
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as compassion for patient health and safety. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, responsible, service-oriented, community-involved, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services. Additionally, the minimum qualifications include:
- Doctor of Optometry license in the state of Rhode Island (or eligibility to sit for examination)
- Therapeutic and Glaucoma certification
As a full-time employee of the practice, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:
- Competitive base pay
- Yearly performance-based bonuses
- 90 hours paid time off
- Flexible schedules
- Health insurance options available
- DEA license fee reimbursement
- 401(k) options with employer contribution and after one year of employment
- Continuing education allowance
This is not a career opportunity with VSP Global or its companies. VSP Global is helping Premier Program providers recruit qualified applicants for their private practices. The hiring decision and acceptance of this position is solely between the hiring practice and the applicant.
The above information in this description was provided by the hiring practice. It has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this role. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees hired in this role.
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