The following is a list of helpful career websites to assist you in your job search, including job posting databases, optometric recruiters, and firms that assist in buying and selling practices.
Positions Available (Private Practice, Group Practice, Retail, VA, Corporate)
Placement Firms for Job Seekers
- Covalent Careers
Online database connecting optometric job seekers and available employers
- ETS Vision and the ETS Job Center
Firm that places optometrists with practices across the country.
Clinical career network for health care jobs
- I Hire Optometry
Job board dedicated to the field of optometry
Recruitment specialists in the fields of Ophthalmology/Optometry and eye care technology
Job board for eye care jobs
- OD’s on Call
Free service connecting ODs with practices seeking temporary optometric coverage
- Optical Jobs USA
Job board for optical job market free to job seekers
- The Ophthalmic Associates
Firm that specializes in the placement of ophthalmic physicians and personnel.
- Visionary Practice Group
A firm devoted to helping ODs advance in their career and achieve financial and professional freedom. We have thousands of success stories and counting, including the founder's wife, who is a NECO graduate!
- Williams Group
Williams Group Consulting is North America’s leading business consulting and practice management EHR firm. Its mission is to help independent optometrists achieve prosperity through meaningful, patient-centered practices.
Consulting Firms Offering Optometric Practices for Sale
- The Eye Group Ophthalmic Search and Placement Group
The Eye Group is the nation’s leading placement service exclusively recruiting for optometry and ophthalmology practices nationwide for close to three decades.
- Practice Consultants
Specializing in optometry and medical practice sales. Practices available nationwide.
- Transition Consultants – Practice Sales & Certified Valuations
Full-service practice sales & appraisal firm serving healthcare professionals and clinical organizations. Backed by 30 years of experience in high-level transition advisory, our firm is a preferred choice for optometrists across the country. Our credentials are recognized under the qualified appraiser guidelines set forth by the IRS, SBA, and US Department of Labor.
- Visionary Practice Group
Specializing in ophthalmic practice purchases, sales, appraisals, start-ups, and consulting, with over 3,600 successful practice transactions. See the practices we currently have listed for sale, or let us help find the right opportunity for you!
- Williams Group Practices for Sale
Whether you are buying a practice or considering a partnership, Williams Group Transitions team is the optometrist-recommended choice to help you navigate the next phase of practice ownership.
- Williams Group Fast Start Program: Start Your Own Practice
Realize your dream of successfully owning and operating your own private practice. With FastStart, you will receive all the expert guidance, coaching, and training needed to establish a successful new eye care practice.
Resources For New Graduates
- Young Professionals Club
The Young Professionals Club is for new ODs and New Dispensers to provide benefits to help members succeed in their career progression. Membership is free for those who graduated within the past five years. Benefits of membership include: six free hours of education at International Vision Expo East and West, free exhibit hall entry to International Vision Expo East and West, Think About Your Eyes Doctor Locator listing discount, First Financial Group – Guardian Life Insurance, and free subscriptions to Allergan OPTOMETRY JUMPSTART®, NewGradOptometry.com, New OD magazine, and Vision Voice.