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There is an exciting full-time opportunity for an Optometrist at Edinburg Vision Center located in Edinburg, Texas.
Why you should apply
Known as the largest and longest established eye clinic in Edinburg, this technologically-advanced practice lives by its commitment to be the premier provider of quality eye care in the Rio Grande Valley. As a well-respected business in the community, Edinburg Vision Center has experienced significant growth, and long-term opportunity is on the horizon for the right Optometrist. If you're an energetic professional looking to join a top-notch team, expand your skillset through collaboration with other talent professionals, and work in a high-volume, rewarding practice, this is your chance!
Home to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and professional sports leagues: Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Edinburg Roadrunners, and the Rio Grande Valley FC Toros-Edinburg offers endless entertainment, historical exhibits, rich architecture and a variety of outdoor explorations.
Residents can immerse themselves into the community's vibrant culture, or venture out into a vast trail system, as well as the Edinburg Scenic Wetlands and World Birding Center. Boasting its signature festivals, Edinburg draws thousands annually, hosting the South Texas Film Festival, FridaFest, Edinburg Music Fest, and the Night of Lights Parade. Its proximity to Austin, Corpus Christi and San Antonio-just 20 minutes from McAllen Miller International Airport and 40 minutes from Valley International Airport-makes this charming town a wonderful place to practice and call home.
About Edinburg Vision Center
Edinburg Vision Center was established in 1968, and purchased by Dr. Luis S.
Navarro, CEO, in 2009. For over 50 years, the practice has provided full-service optometry to families and residents in Edinburg and surrounding areas of all ages, insurances, and visual/medical diagnoses. Known as one of the largest full-service eye centers in the area, the practice specializes in ocular disease management and treatment; pediatric eye care; examinations for special populations; and offers specialty contact lens fittings for keratoconus, dryness, corneal irregularities post-LASIK, and other ocular conditions and corneal degenerations.
Conveniently located minutes from US-281, the practice operates out of two buildings, with a combined square footage of 10,000 square feet, and includes 12 exam rooms. To support the practice's continued growth and maintain the gold-standard service that Edinburg Vision Center patients know and expect, Dr. Navarro is looking to add an additional provider to its highly-trained staff of 30 employees.
This operationally-focused, modern practice uses state-of-the-art vision care technology to diagnose and treat a wide array of eye diseases, including panoramic retinal imaging. Online appointment scheduling and office communications are offered via text messaging.
Patients can enjoy a family-friendly shopping experience as they browse a wide selection of eyewear from the optical boutique-plus the practice carries thousands of designer frames and offers custom glasses for all lifestyles. An in-house laboratory and large stock lens bank are ready to conveniently service patients with expedited turn-around times. With a diverse contact lens bank, patients can also receive contact lens trials or supplies on their first visit.
About the opening
Edinburg Vision Center is seeking one full-time Optometrist who is passionate about providing personalized and individualized care to ensure excellent eye health and vision care for all patients. In this role, you will practice full-scope optometry, 40 hours per week, with the potential for overtime, and provide care on alternating Saturdays.
This is a unique opportunity to see a wide variety of patients and conditions. A candidate who can practice independently and is excited for a new opportunity to learn from experienced professionals, would be a complimentary addition to the practice.
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 want to continuously develop skills through mentorship with experienced doctors, and willing to integrate new techniques and innovations that improve patient care and services.
Minimum qualifications include:
As a full-time employee of the practice, you'll enjoy a range of benefits including:
Competitive base pay
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days
Medical, dental, accidental and life insurance
Team outings, celebrations, and holiday parties