The Comprehensive Vision Therapy Center is in need of a full time pediatric/VT doctor.
The position: Pediatric/VT optometrist position for a specialty practice with a family practice component. Adult and pediatric primary care exams are scheduled for 30 minutes, while pediatric specialty exams are scheduled at 45 minute intervals. We reward our doctors well and will provide a competitive salary, commensurate with experience, as well as benefits including health insurance, sick time, vacation days and 401K. We welcome recent graduates, as well as experienced doctors to apply. We will train in VT peds if you are the Right doctor with a sincere interest and motivation to practice in this field. However, if we train, we require a 2 year commitment. This is an associate leading to potential partnership position.
The practice: The office is located in a recently renovated office building. It has a well trained, staff who are passionate about providing good service to our patients so that you can concentrate on doctoring. The office culture encourages staff to problem solve and maintain good relations with each other and the doctors. We specialize in pediatrics, vision therapy, and post brain-injury rehabilitation. Dr. Penelope Suter is internationally known for the book she coedited with Dr. Lisa Harvey, Vision Rehabilitation: multidisciplinary care of the patient following brain injury, CRC Press.
The community: Bakersfield ranks as the third-highest city nationwide where millennials are buying homes due to the affordable cost of living, amenities, and proximity to Los Angeles, the CA central coast, and mountains. It is a city with a population of about 350,000, and a metropolitan population of approximately 800,000. The downtown area is being actively redeveloped. Bakersfield is culturally diverse and although it is best known for its historic Basque restaurants, it has a multitude of small ethnic restaurants along with more standard fare. Bakersfield is home to a State University. It is a two hour commute to the beach, the Sequoias, and Los Angeles, and only 30 minutes from the mouth of the beautiful Kern River Canyon. Just outside of Bakersfield, in our surrounding mountains, whe have plentiful outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, camping, rafting, kayaking and more. The famous Pacific Crest Trail runs through our county. Headliner music, theater and comedy entertainers regularly appear at the Fox Theater and/or Mechanics Bank Arena.
Job ID: 273012921