Fill in Optometrist (May Dates)

  • Job Reference: 00002938-1
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2023
  • Company: SharpeVision
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  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare - Physician
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Temporary Fill-in Optometrist

Dates Needed: (May Coverage) 5/2/2023-5/17/2023

About SharpeVision:

Be part of the change. Join SharpeVision and work with a national leader in refractive surgery bringing clear, unencumbered sight to people from around the world. We are modern, transformative vision-correction boutiques located in Seattle, Chicago and Austin. Our goal is to help our patients realize their full human potential. We believe in people and the magic that happens when they focus on a common goal. We believe in the power of technology to transform lives, and we believe we are here to be part of it. The day is coming when no adult will need to put plastic in their eyes or on their face to see clearly. At SharpeVision, we are bringing that day closer, one patient at a time.


SVML Optometrists combine exceptional work ethic, high energy and an outstanding personality, with a deep technical understanding of optometry. Our optometrists are highly organized, thorough and detail-oriented, with the ability to effectively adapt to a fast-paced team environment. They are committed to providing a comfortable and successful service and experience for all of our patients. They are reliable, responsible, dependable, honest and ethical. They are socially perceptive to patients' needs and feelings. They have an understanding of their impact on Company outcomes and results and are dedicated to producing superior work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Develops positive optometrist-patient relationships.

* Evaluates patients for LASIK or other refractive surgery and makes recommendations as to treatment options to the Ophthalmologist.

* Works together with the Ophthalmologist to achieve the best possible outcome for all patients.

* Demonstrates mastery of pre- and post-operative care for patients.

* Executes consistent and specific medical protocol.

* Trains patients or caregivers in techniques for managing at-home care.

* Provides leadership, management and accountability for timely patient appointments.

* Represents the organization within the public, medical and business community.

* Records and maintains clinical and business data in written and/or electronic form.

* Participation in co-management and related special projects.

In addition to a modern, progressive and friendly team culture, we offer:

  • Competitive Pay- Daily Per Diem Rate


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree from an accredited School of Optometry.

Language Ability:

Fluency of the English language. Excellent oral and written comprehension and expression. Speech clarity and recognition. Active listening. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret related medical, scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries and provide information to patients, vendors, colleagues and members of the business community. Good interpersonal and presentation skills.

Math Ability:

Ability to use mathematical methods or formulas for related medical and scientific measurements and calculations. Ability to calculate percentages. Ability to compile, tabulate, or verify information or data.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form. Ability to use logic. Ability to identify information by categorizing, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes.

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Office Suite, Email, Calendar and Scheduling Software, Medical Software, Internet, Data Entry

Certificates and Licenses:

Licensed to practice Optometry in Illinois State prior to beginning. Excellent standing with all licensure authorities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position may supervise and/or assist employees relative to specific tasks or projects, but has no direct reports.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. The work environment is indoors and environmentally controlled. Work environment is structured. May have exposure to disease or infections.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and arms to handle, grasp, position, move and control objects and tools; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear; and maintain a stationary position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to make repetitive motion and demonstrate steadiness and control precision. The employee is required to operate in close quarters.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

SVML is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.