FT Optometrist

Medical Optometry practice in a FQHC located just west of Walla Walla seeks a FT O.D.


Walla Walla, WA


Medical Optometry practice in a FQHC located just west of Walla Walla seeks a FT O.D.

A well-established community health-based practice is expanding and is looking to add a full-time optometrist.

Boasting good schools, health care facilities, faith communities, numerous retail/professional opportunities, recreational areas, and predominantly good weather, it’s a place where people put down roots and raise families in a safe, forward-thinking, active environment.

Some of the perks of living in this quaint, small town are:

  • Recreation features include 15 miles of pathway overlooking Columbia River, 20 soccer fields, 24 public tennis courts, a 50-meter pool, a professional golf course, and a stadium with a turf field and a 10-lane, all-weather running track
  • Mild climate with 300 days of sunshine per year and an average high temp of 66 degrees
  • Low Cost of Living – This town has been rated #1 in the country for its rising housing market as well as rating in the top ten for “Most Affordable Places to live in Washington”

Responsibilities of the Optometrist (OD):

  • Cases include glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, keratoconus, amblyopia (refractive), neuro issues, red eyes, & iritis and autoimmune inflammatory conditions
  • Opportunity for specialty RGP and scleral fittings
  • VT experience a plus
  • Full age range of patients (pediatric to geriatric)
  • Residency training and/or experience in a medical setting preferred
  • Automated VF machine, OCT, topo, autorefraction, pachymetry, fundus photography, automated blood pressure machine, scleral lens fitting set
  • Average 20-25 patients a day
  • Bilingual skills preferred but not required (Spanish or Arabic)

Benefits for the Optometrist (OD) position:

  • Work hours: Mon–Fri 8-5 No Saturdays!
  • Techs do all pre-testing, special testing, HPIs, medical history, blood and eye pressure readings, and dilation drops
  • Possibility of scribe if production is met
  • Sign-on and relocation bonus potential
  • Salary based on experience with bonus structure
  • Video and in-person translation services available when needed
  • Benefits include Health and Dental (avail. immediately!), license, malpractice, FSA, 403b with matching, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, personal holiday, EAP, free immunizations
  • Ability to make a difference in your community

Requirements of the Optometrist (OD):

  • Doctor of Optometry degree (OD)
  • Willing to go above and beyond for patient care
  • Dedication to mission and service
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment


Make all inquiries directly through Katie Mares

Phone/Text: 540-491-9105

Email: kmares@etsvision.com

Website: www.etsvision.com

Job Code: WA-KM-4522-1122

ETS Vision specializes in recruiting Optometrists and Ophthalmologists for top practices across the country. All conversations and inquiries are completely confidential. All fees are paid by the client (hiring/selling practice). If you are now or will be seeking an opportunity, send your resume/CV TODAY!


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