Texas Licensed Doctor of Optometry - Remote/Hybrid

20/20 Now Remote
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January 24, 2023
20/20 Now
McAllen, Texas
TITLE: Licensed Doctor of Optometry - Remote/Hybrid

Categories: Full Time and Part Time

Location: Hybrid - Remote & On-Site

Position Summary: (Part Time/ Full Time Positions Available)

20/20Now is looking for optometrists to join our rapidly growing innovative professional company that is involved in providing patients with remote exams via tele-optometry as well as on-site exams. The doctor selected for this position will use their love of Optometry to become an integral player in the development and application of remote and on-site access to comprehensive Eye Exams.

20/20NOW employs ODs to provide remote care in states where tele-optometry encounters are permitted. 20/20NOW partners with large optical businesses and select Independent Practices affiliated with the American Board of Optometry Association or the National Board of Examiners in Optometry to make ODs available to provide high-quality eye exams remotely to patients, as well as on-site offices at many of our locations.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to grow in an evolving professional service, and support of new cutting-edge ophthalmic/optometric technology.

We are looking for experienced Optometrists who possess multiple state licenses and who want to be part of an organization that prides itself that all patients receive the highest quality Optometric care.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

Convey a commitment to providing unmatched patient care by conducting all services in accordance with protocol and recognized standard of care
Using employer-provided equipment in their home office, ODs interact with patients live through video conferencing while completing all remaining aspects of the eye exam via remote exam equipment and technology. This one-on-one time during the exam builds that critical doctor-patient relationship.
Patients visit optometry offices in-person, receiving complete pre-testing from qualified optometric technicians prior to the eye examination.
OD will be required to conduct exams at locations a minimum of 1 day a week.
On-site exams will include CL exams and insertions.
Ensure all patients receive accurate diagnosis and appropriate recommendations to guarantee all visual lifestyle needs are addressed
Establish a positive Doctor / Patient relationship
Effectively communicate with ophthalmic technicians and office staff to ensure a flawless patient experience
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment

Qualifications / Education:

Doctor of Optometry Degree (OD) from an Accredited School of Optometry
State Licensed or will be licensed to practice Optometry in the state in which you will be practicing.
Preferred candidate to possess multiple active state licenses from the State Board of Optometry to conduct remote exams in those states.
Knowledge of current optometric theory and technology
Strong communicator with problem solving ability and organizational skills
Willing to work remote and on-site at various store locations.
Provider must have a flexible schedule in order to review exam results and consult with patients within 10 minutes of alert notification. Weekends and nighttime hours may also be required
Proficient and comfortable with EMR, Practice Management, and Virtual Communication Software (Zoom, Teams, Webex, etc)

What we offer:

Enjoy the flexibility and freedom from working remote majority of work week.
Paid Malpractice Professional Liability coverage for tele-optometry in the amount of $1.0m/$3.0m
$2k Sign-On Bonus
License reimbursement for state optometry licenses, outside of primary location


We offer comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/life, Employer 401K match, Employer paid life insurance, voluntary benefits and much more.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50.00 - $80.00 per hour

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
Signing bonus

Application Question(s):
Can work Hybrid Schedule?

Doctorate (Required)

Optometry License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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