Optometrist Jobs in Gretna, LA

Optometrists are doctors of optometry (ODs) whose primary responsibilities are to diagnose, treat, and prevent problems related to eyes and sight. These eye care experts also perform vision tests and analyze results to identify anomalies and recommend treatment such as corrective lenses or medication. Their job descriptions may also include performing minor eye-related surgery and providing patient care before and after larger procedures.

The median salary for an optometrist is $106,140, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects much faster than average job growth at 15%+ through 2026.

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Optometrist

  • Corporate practice
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 2 days ago
Why Youll Love This Opportunity: Environment Do what you love - We empower our doctors to provide personalized, comprehensive eye exams and to manage a variety of anterior and posterior ocular diseases...

Optometrist - LA, Gretna - 88 - PT /FT AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Gretna, LA
  • 17 hours ago
Gretna, LA Jason Wonch, OD & Associates, an affiliate of Visionworks, is one of the leading providers of eye care services in Louisiana and has been described as the closest thing to private practice...

Remote Optometrist - LA Licensed

  • AES
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 4 days ago
AES partners with National Vision and select Independent Practices affiliated with the National Vision Doctor of Optometry network to make ODs available to provide high-quality eye exams remotely to...
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Optometrist

  • Doctor's Exchange of Louisiana PC
  • Harahan, LA (9 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 4 days ago
We believe they are the hero of primary eye care....

Optometrist - LA, Metairie - 210 - PT /FT AOD (PC)

  • Visionworks
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 27 days ago
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical...

Optometrist - LA, Metairie - 210 - PT /FT AOD (PC)

  • VisionWorks
  • Metairie, LA (8 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 28 days ago
FT/PT Optometris Metairie, LA Jason Wonch, O.D. & Associates, an affiliate of Visionworks, is one of the leading providers of eye care services in Louisiana and has been described as the closest thing...

Optometrist - New Orleans, LA

  • LCA-Vision
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 30+ days ago
We are looking for an Optometrist Leader to join our New Orleans, LA vision center [s]....

Optometrist - LA, Gretna - 88 - PT /FT AOD (PC)

  • Visionworks
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 30+ days ago
Your regular duties will include: Perform comprehensive eye exams Diagnose and assist in the treatment of ocular disease Prescribe corrective lenses Provide pre- and post-operative care to surgical...

Optometrist Opportunity - Lakeside Shopping Center

  • Warby Parker
  • Metairie, LA (8 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 30+ days ago
Who you are: A Doctor of Optometry licensed in the state where you will practice Able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment Dedicated to making people healthy and happy...

Optometrist

  • Target Optical
  • Metairie, LA (8 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 45+ days ago
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

Optometrist

  • Touro
  • New Orleans, LA (3 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 60+ days ago
Prepare and reviews patient#s EMR (EPIC) Travel to multiple sites Fitting of Contact lens Will be exclusively medical treatment and not include surgical intervention or laser surgical procedures....

Optometrist - Metairie, LA - Target Optical

  • Luxottica Group
  • Metairie, LA (8 miles from Gretna, LA)
  • 90+ days ago
An Independent Doctor of Optometry affiliated with Target Optical (Luxottica) seeks an Associate Optometrist....

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Highest Education Level

Optometrists in Gretna, LA offer the following education background
  • Doctorate Degree (68.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (14.2%)
  • High School or GED (7.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (3.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (3.6%)
  • Master's Degree (2.6%)
  • Some College (0.5%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Optometrists in Gretna, LA
  • None (52.4%)
  • Less than 1 year (19.0%)
  • 1-2 years (14.3%)
  • 2-4 years (9.5%)
  • 4-6 years (4.8%)

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