Private practice optometrist in beautiful Ozark Mountains

Updated 1 week, 5 days ago
Heartland Eye Care
Harrison, AR
Private practice
Salary Range
$125,000 – $175,000 per year
Full-time, Part-time


At Heartland Eye Care, you'll have an incredible opportunity to improve and preserve the precious gift of sight while making a difference each day. If you're dedicated to a career of helping individuals see their world clearly, and you're looking for a long-term opportunity where the possibilities are endless, Heartland Eye Care in Harrison, AR is where you want to be. 

Why join us? 

Originally established in 1974, Heartland Eye Care is a prominent optometry leader in the community, known for its exceptional eye care services, top-notch products, and family-friendly atmosphere. Offering a diverse range of solutions, the practice caters to a spectrum of visual needs, ensuring each patient receives the highest quality of care. Whether seeking routine eye exams, personalized prescription lenses, or specialized treatments, the practice's state-of-the-art technology and expertise guarantee the best possible outcomes for everyone. The team of skilled and empathetic professionals are dedicated to placing the well-being of their patients above all else. 

What you'll do:  
As an Optometrist in this flourishing practice, you can look forward to a fulfilling and dynamic day ahead, caring for all types of patients as each day brings something new. Whether it's conducting routine eye exams for 20-25 patients per day, assisting seniors with age-related vision changes, or offering specialized treatments for patients with complex eye conditions, you'll relish the opportunity to make a positive impact on their lives. With access to cutting-edge, high-tech equipment, such as Fundus Camera, OCT, Humphrey VF, ERG, Rabin Cone and more, you'll confidently conduct comprehensive eye tests, ensuring precise diagnoses and tailored solutions. The position offers full-time employment status. 

Who you are: 

You're an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a deep commitment to providing exceptional eye care and improving the vision health of the community. You're highly skilled and capable of confidently handling a diverse range of patients with varying visual needs and age groups. The ideal candidate has a positive attitude and above all strives to make every patient feel special, thereby supporting the practice's growth and reputation as a leader in the community. You thrive in a collaborative setting, working alongside a team of 15 talented professionals, including opticians, technicians, and administrative staff, to ensure seamless patient care and contribute to a positive work culture. A strong commitment to continuous learning, exceptional communication skills, and a genuine passion for making a positive impact in the lives of others are essential qualities as you will play a vital role in the continued success and expansion of the business. 

Why you'll love Harrison:
Residing in Harrison offers an enjoyable and rewarding experience that combines a sense of community with the convenience of modern living. Moving here puts you right in the beautiful Ozark mountains with ready access lakes, rivers, and numerous hiking trails. Harrison’s proximity to various amenities, shops, and dining ensures that residents can access all necessities for comfortable living. Whether immersing oneself in the town's rich history, exploring the natural beauty of the surroundings, or participating in community events, living here offers its residents a fulfilling and well-rounded lifestyle. 

You’ll enjoy a range of benefits, including: 

  • Competitive salary with bonus potential ($550 per day or 15% of collections, whichever is higher) 
  • $2500 signing bonus 
  • IRA matching 
  • Malpractice, state, and national association dues paid 
  • Paid time off and holidays 
  • QSE-HRA medical reimbursement plan 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Optometry degree from an accredited university 
  • Licensed in Arkansas 
  • Arkansas special procedures certification 

Preferred Specialties: 

  • Experience with yag capsulotomy, SLT, and lump and bump removal 

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