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  • Location: Patten, Maine
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #941

Optometrist / Outpatient

We are seeking a qualified Optometrist for an immediate opening in Millinocket and Brownville, Maine! The Optometrist will provide quality eye care and emergency treatment to patients with the primary focus to examine eyes and visual system, diagnose problems or impairments, prescribe corrective lenses, and provide treatment. The Optometrist may prescribe therapeutic drugs to treat specific eye conditions and will collaborate with providers while acting as a contributing member to the Integrated Primary Care Team.

We offer the following benefits:

  • $120,000 – $130,000 per year (based on experience)
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, STD, and LTD
  • 401k with 4$employer match!
  • Family health insurance discounts
  • PTO: 120 hours in first year and 160 hours in second year
  • CME allowance of $2,500 and time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Much, Much more!!!

Work Schedule:

  • Monday – Friday: 40 hours a week

Optometrist / Outpatient


  • Perform vision tests, analyze results and develop a treatment plan
  • Examine eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.
  • Prescribe eyeglasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • Prescribe therapeutic procedures to correct or conserve vision.
  • Provide pre- and postoperative care to patients undergoing eye surgery—for example, examining a patient’s eyes the day after surgery


  • State of Maine license or ability to become licensed in the State of Maine
  • Board Certification/Eligibility by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
  • Graduation from an approved school of optometry.
  • Experience in rural, community oriented care.
  • Commitment to providing quality health care services with compassion and dignity.
  • Ability to travel to all KVHC Sites as needed.
  • Valid Driver’s license and ability to be insured by KVHC’s vehicle insurance carrier

Optometrist / Outpatient

If you are interested you can apply at: https://acuity.healthcare/apply-today/