Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic’s Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea and Austin, MN is seeking a full-time, board-eligible/board-certified Optometrist to join our established practice.
The position will be based in Albert Lea and provide eye examinations and assist with contact lens fittings as well as follow-up appointments. The Optometrist will also provide optometric care as defined by state licensure and makes appropriate referrals to medical providers. This Practice consists of a full scope medical clinical practice with co-management, collegial working atmosphere, up to date diagnostic equipment, and excellent support staff. This position will provide care to patients of all ages and requires call coverage one week per month. Teaching/academic/research opportunities are available, if desired.
Mayo Clinic is ranked as the best hospital in the nation for 2018-2019 by U.S. News and World Report. Our multi-disciplinary group practice focuses on providing high quality, compassionate medical care. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 4,800 physicians and scientists across all locations working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. Mayo Clinic Health System connects Mayo Clinic’s respected expertise with Mayo’s community-focused multi-specialty groups in over 70 communities. We offer a highly competitive compensation package and exceptional benefits.
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).