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Optometrist (Drs. Akre & Clark Family Eye Care) - MN

VSP Vision

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 28, 2024
Optometrist (Drs. Akre & Clark Family Eye Care) - New Ulm, MN
Building meaningful and lasting patient relationships through innovative, industry-leading patient-centered eye care is the mission of Drs. Akre & Clark Family Eye Care—and it shows—as it’s a staple in the New Ulm communities for over 70 years. If you’re an Optometrist deeply committed to providing unsurpassed comprehensive eye care to enhance the quality of life, and you enjoy working in a fast-paced clinical environment, we invite you to consider this opportunity in New Ulm, Minnesota.
Why join us?
Established in 1950 by Dr. Wyllis Akre, this long-standing practice has provided a full-service eye care center serving the greater New Ulm communities. The team of professionals offers a wealth of vision services, specializing in comprehensive eye health, ocular disease management, pediatric and geriatric eye care, surgical co-management, and extensive contact lens services. Patients enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience and personalized support from the Opticians as they browse a comprehensive collection of designer frames for all budgets—plus, the practice carries the latest lenses and frame technology for corrective eyewear. To support ongoing business growth and expansion to a new location in New Ulm, the practice is looking for an Optometrist to join the team of 24 certified employees.
The Practice Is Offering The Following Benefits
• Competitive base pay
• Production bonus
• Medical insurance
• Paid time off
• Continuing education allowance
• Future potential partnership or ownership opportunity
What you’ll do?
Working in a state-of-the-art facility, you’ll provide the highest quality of individualized care and superior customer service to all patients. You’ll perform full-scope ocular management for patients of all ages, visual diagnosis, and medical conditions—approximately 15 to 25 patients are cared for daily. You’ll have access to the most advanced technology, including California Optos, Oculus 5M, low-level light therapy, Humphrey’s HVF3, Heidelberg OCT, Diopsys ERG/VEP, Nidek AF Fundus Camera, and Marco 5100 refracting systems. A team of Optometric Technicians performs pretesting, enabling doctors to spend quality time with patients. The position is full-time, requiring 32 hours of patient care and eight hours of in-office weekly charting.
Who We’re Seeking
The practice is looking for a team player who lives the company values by being service-oriented, positive, reliable, and takes pride in their work. Compassionate patient care, excellent clinical skills, high ethical standards, and the desire to work in a fast-paced clinical environment are essential for this role.
To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate leadership, communication, interpersonal skills, and compassion for patient health and safety. In addition, the ideal candidate will want to continuously develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors and be willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.
Why You’ll Love New Ulm
Residents can easily explore the town’s rich German history and culture, an up and coming downtown with shopping, eateries and breweries, plus safe neighborhoods and excellent schools make it a wonderful place to call home.
Minimum Qualifications
• Optometry license in the state of Minnesota
• Willing to relocate to New Ulm or New Ulm area
Special Notice
This is not a career opportunity with VSP Vision or its companies. VSP Vision 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.
VSP Vision is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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