Optometrist

Medical Associates Clinic in Dubuque, Iowa is seeking an Optometrist to join their team. The Department of Ophthalmology includes 6 ophthalmologists and 4 optometrists.   

The Position:
This is a full-time, Monday through Friday position. No weekend or on-call responsibilities. This person will work approximately 2 days/week in Darlington, WI and 3 days/week in Dubuque, IA.

Benefits Overview: 

  • First Year Compensation Package starting at $150,000, + incentive compensation, relocation assistance, 401k/profit sharing, generous paid time off and excellent health insurance.

Details of the practice include:

  • The Department provides comprehensive eye care to the Tri-State region of Northeast Iowa, Northwest Illinois and Southwest Wisconsin.
  • Ophthalmology Clinics include the main location in Dubuque, Iowa and satellite clinics in Platteville, Wisconsin and Galena, Illinois.  The Department provides additional outreach clinics in Elkader, Guttenberg, Dyersville, Iowa and Lancaster, Wisconsin. 
  • Comprehensive, Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea, Oculo-plastics, Optical, Contact lens and Pediatric and Adult Strabismus Services.    
  • Laser refractive surgery is performed in the department.
  • Technology includes onsite CT and MRI with radiology support, digital angiography, high definition ocular coherence tomography, wave front instrumentation, ophthalmic ultrasound, Optos fundus photography, Pentacam, endothelial cell counter, automated and manual perimetry, and electronic medical record system.

Clinic Overview:
Medical Associates Clinic, with over 180 providers, is the area’s leading healthcare provider and multispecialty group practice. The group has received multiple recognitions including MBMA’s “Better Performing Groups” and U.S. news and World Reports “America’s Best Health Plans”. www.mahealthcare.com 

Community Overview:
Located along the scenic wooded bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, Dubuque is a beautiful city with one of the finest school systems in the country. The City has won many national awards including Kiplinger’s “10 Great Places to Live”, Forbes “Best Small Places for Business and Careers” and Forbes “#1 Best Small City to Raise a Family”. A full list of the awards can be found on the City of Dubuque website at: http://cityofdubuque.org/73/Awards

The Dubuque area offers something for everyone: two of the best down-hill ski resorts in the Midwest, miles of hiking, biking and cross country skiing trails, a talented local symphony, the Smithsonian-affiliated National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, excellent community theatre, farmer’s market, boating, and extensive programs, sports and events for children. www.traveldubuque.com and https://www.biglifesmallcity.com/#get-to-know-dubuque 

With a population of 70,000 and a drawing base area of over 250,000, Dubuque is a city where the simple pleasures and modern conveniences of life are balanced. Dubuque is a little over a one hour drive from both Madison and Iowa City, and is only three hours from Chicago.