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About the Position St. Luke's is seeking a full-time Optometrist to join our practice in The Villages, FL. The ideal candidate will build a practice that blends a support role to our high volume cataract surgeons along with a focus on providing primary and medical eye care, including yearly diabetic retinopathy screenings. Florida license preferred. Oral prescriptive authority preferred. Medical residency with an emphasis in ocular disease is preferred. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Essential job duties include partnering with ophthalmologists for the care coordination of surgical patients, building successful relationships with primary care physicians, and supporting the training and development of the clinical staff.
St. Luke's has had a presence in The Villages since 2012, and our practice provides care to residents of the surrounding communities including The Villages, Ocala, Leesburg, Mt. Dora, and Inverness. This position will be based in our current Creekside location.
St. Luke's offers a competitive compensation package, employee benefits, job flexibility, and benefits to include: malpractice, health, and reimbursement for professional expenses.
About St. Luke's St. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute has a long-standing reputation for excellence in cataract surgery and eye care. The surgical and clinical teams at St. Luke's are known for their expertise and dedication to caring. With state of the art equipment and facilities, our doctors, led by Pit Gills, MD continue the tradition of innovation and development of new technologies and techniques in ophthalmology that our founder, Dr. James Gills began when he first opened the doors in 1968.
Since 2012, St. Luke's has been recognized in the central Florida community as leaders in medical and surgical ophthalmology, providing care to residents of The Villages, Ocala, Leesburg, Mt. Dora, Inverness and the surrounding areas. Our next addition to our experienced team will have the benefit of the goodwill and brand recognition that is already well established within the local and regional communities and The Villages Health System.
About The Villages Known as Florida's Friendliest Hometown, The Villages is a premier active adult community that is home to over 157,000 residents. One of the nation's fastest growing senior lifestyle communities, The Villages offers an incredible practice building opportunity to a new optometrist.
While the community caters to the senior Florida lifestyle, it also attracts young families and professionals. Children of St. Luke's at the Villages employees have the unique opportunity to attend the highly rated charter school system. The Villages Charter schools are recognized as one of the most successful charter programs in the state, receiving an "A" rating for 17 years in a row. The Villages is also becoming an increasing draw for young professionals, with fine arts performances, nationally recognized shopping and dining, golfing, and much more. The residential areas surrounding The Villages offer an aura of a secluded community lifestyle, while just a short drive to world-famous attractions such as Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, Busch Gardens, and Florida's beautiful Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
Equal Opportunity Employer St.Luke's is an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws relating to discrimination against qualified applicants or employees in hiring or in any decision affecting job status, pay, or any other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, age, or other applicable protected classes.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package.
Internal Number: BSM_PPS_Lukes_Opt_EH
About St. Luke's Cataract & Laser Institute
The practice has partnered with BSM Consulting (www.bsmconsulting.com) to conduct the application process.
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