Southwest Eye Care Specialists is a well-established, anterior segment focused ophthalmology practice in the sunny southwest. The practice has a reputation for providing the highest quality medical and surgical care. The practice emphasizes cooperation, respect, and community. The ideal candidate is a good communicator and an excellent clinician committed to building the practice.

The practice is housed in a large 11,000 + square foot building and currently has 1 comprehensive ophthalmologist, 2 cornea specialists, 1 oculoplastics, and 1 corneal fellow. The practice has well trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment (Lenstar, B-scan, A-scan, UBM, Pentacam, YAG, SLT, Argon Laser, Spectral Domain OCT, Humphrey Visual Field, Clarus fundus camera, Wavescan, Visx S4 Excimer Laser, and uses Nextech MDI EHR).

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New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, fishing, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the Southwest.

Our multi-specialty Ophthalmology Clinic in beautiful NE Albuquerque seeks a full-time or part-time Optometrist. We are looking for someone who will coordinate patient care with our on-site Ophthalmologists for the best outcome.

POSITION: Optometrist

JOB TYPE: Full-time or Part-time

SALARY: Competitive salary with Bonus structure

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift

LOCATION: In person

  • Optometry License (Required)
  • Actively licensed Optometrist
  • Current and active malpractice insurance
  • Current CPR and BLS.
  • Collecting information about the patients’ medical history and current symptoms
  • Performing detailed eye examinations to detect vision defects and eye abnormalities, injuries or diseases
  • Monitor and manage the patient’s eye and vision issue during and after a visit
  • Offering patients advice about their eyes or vision-related challenges
  • Prescribe eyeglasses
  • Recommend appropriate patient follow-up care options
  • Conduct post operative examinations
  • Work closely with Ophthalmologists and healthcare professionals for coordinated patient care
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance
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