Optometrist - Florida Panhandle

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Ascend Vision Partners
Springfield, FL
Corporate practice
Based on experience
Full-time, Part-time

Advanced Eye Care, an Ascend Vision Partners’ practice located in the beautiful Florida Panhandle, is seeking an Optometrist (Full Time or Part Time). Advanced Eye Care is led by Dr. Ben Hasty, a Naval Flight Surgeon who served 12 years in the United States Navy as both an Ophthalmologist and as a Naval Flight Surgeon with the United States Marine Corps. 

The Advanced Eye Care office is an 8,000 square foot state - of - the - art facility providing comprehensive medical and surgical services to the residents of Bay County and surrounding area for more than “30” years. Our long tenured team of eye care professionals consists of JCAHPO certified ophthalmic personnel and licensed opticians. This is an outstanding opportunity to commence straightaway with an established patient following in a thriving practice!

Advanced Eye Care has a complete line of high - tech equipment, including Argon and YAG lasers, elevation topography, complete photography, OCT scanner for retina and optic nerve analysis and Excimer laser refractive surgery. Through the Northwest Florida Surgery Center, state-of-the-art cataract surgery, specialty glaucoma surgery, functional, and cosmetic lid surgeries are performed.


Panama City is the largest city along Florida’s Panhandle between Pensacola and Tallahassee and is coastal neighbors with Panama City Beach. Panama City has a proper downtown with an arts and theater district, entertainment hub, shopping district and students from Florida State University and Gulf Coast State College enjoy campus life in the city. There are 2 major medical centers in Panama City, one a Level 2 trauma center.  Just east of Panama City is Tyndall Air Force Base which is most renowned for their F-22 Raptor training and maintenance units and is also home to the 325th Fighter Wing, 1st Air Force, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group and the 601st Air Operations Center.


  • Generous Salary/Productivity + Signing Bonus + Relocation Reimbursement
  • Healthcare Benefits, 401k with 3% Safe Harbor Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off: Vacation, Sick, Personal, CME, Holidays
  • Employer Paid:  Florida Medical License, DEA, Membership Dues, CME Reimbursement, Malpractice Insurance 


Ascend Vision Partners delivers custom business solutions for eye care professionals, allowing Ophthalmologists and Optometrists to focus entirely on patient care. Building on a clinical tradition spanning over 62 years, AVP’s partners including Magruder Eye Institute and more, leverage experience, best-in-class information technology and cutting-edge equipment to deliver industry leading ophthalmologic outcomes. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional eye care to over 250,000 patients annually across the southeastern U.S. 

Our collaborative community of premier Ophthalmologists and Optometrists is led by our Clinical Governance Board, a leadership team of renowned Ophthalmologists who share their expertise to achieve the highest standard of care among our network of practices. As a highly valued Optometrist in our community, you will enjoy the ability to maintain clinical autonomy and practice without administrative burdens.