Ophthalmologist - Full Time - Private Ophthalmology Practice - Augusta, ME
Open to new graduates and experienced ODs - Board certification is a plus!
About Our Practice
Atlee Gleaton Eye Care is a well-established comprehensive ophthalmology practice specializing in cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and a variety of comprehensive eye care services. Since 1971 we have been providing exceptional eye care to the Eugene community and surrounding areas. In recent years the owners have taken a step back and allowed the practice manager to help grow and handle the business.
We are always evolving as a practice, and see a wide variety of pathology because there are not many specialists in our region. We provide well-rounded comprehensive ophthalmology services and are looking for an MD to do the same. We are committed to our community and will do everything we can to help people who come in that are in need of our services. Our office houses 13 lanes, an optical dispensary and a small surgery suite (non ambulatory) with state-of-the-art equipment including:
- Optos Camera
- FA Capability
- Octupus Visual Fields
- Auto Refractor
- Cirrus 5000 OCT
- Eye Express machine for Dry Eye
- Microscope SLT Argon Lasar
- Plus we have integrated EHR
Our team of well trained individuals consists of optometrists, multiple Ophthalmologists, technicians, testers, opticians, back office support and front desk staff. and high functioning front and back office team. We are a very collaborative team who truly connects with one another and enjoys what we do every day. Our technicians complete patient workups and pretesting before our patients meet with their MD or OD.
Maine (also known as “Vacationland”) offers excellent school systems, outstanding golf courses, excellent state parks, abundant hiking, short drive away from ski resorts, lakes and rivers, and the beautiful Maine Coast. Augusta is the state capital and is located just an hour north of Portland, Maine’s largest city and three hours from Boston. We are a very family oriented community with plenty to offer to young professionals and families-alike.
Optometrist Job Duties & Responsibilities
We are searching for a talented optometrist to join our tenured and growing team! You'll use your clinical and interpersonal skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. Our ideal candidate is someone who understands the importance of relationships within our community, is comfortable seeing a broad scope of conditions and issues, and who wants to connect with their team.
This is a full-time opportunity for an experienced or new grad OD to join our exceptional team. No weekend shifts required! Your schedule will be flexible and open for you to decide what hours you would like to work!
Your regular duties will include:
- Perform Medical Eye Exams and assist with management for ocular diseases including Glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and Medical Retina specialities
- See some comprehensive and contact lens exams, if you would like to
- Perform surgeries at local hospital OR
- Perform minor surgeries on site
- On-call rotation with local hosptital - 4 other MDs rotate weeks
Optometrist Job Requirements & Qualifications
- Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
- Valid Maine state license to practice optometry
- Glaucoma experience is a huge plus!
- Medical Retina and some basic plastics experience would be great but we are open to train!
- Experience with Nextech EHR is desired! We are switching to Next Tech in early 2020
Compensation and Benefits
We reward our doctors with competitive salaries (commensurate with experience) as well as benefits including:
- Full Health Coverage with HSA
- Glasses/Contacts at Cost / Eye Exams
- 401k with 3% matching
- 1 Week for CE
- Malpractice insurance
- State License & DEA coverage
- We are not open on weekends so you will always have your weekends off!
- Potential productivity bonuses!
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!