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Idalia, Australia

Posted 01/07/2024 Job Number 27440 Work type Permanent - Full Time Posting End Date 01/08/2024

Are you a recent Graduate Optometrist looking for a rewarding career with the best in the Optical business? or maybe you are an experienced optometrist seeking a contract role?

So, we are looking for a passionate and motivated Optometrist to join the new enthusiastic team in Townsville. 

This is the perfect time to join us and embark on an exciting journey where you can in effect establish your own practice within Bupa supported by new state of the art equipment, experienced and stable senior leadership team.  

Bupa is centred around genuine human experience and care, acting in human best interest and improving their health. We support nurture and truly value our Optometrists and your clinical excellence.  

Apply to join us and gain this exciting opportunity to make your own mark, to lead clinical excellence and thrive in an environment where we'll give you all the time you need to make clinical decisions that will change patients' lives. 

About the role

We offer 30-minute scheduled consults so you can ensure the best possible experience to everyone in your care. We make a genuine effort to see the world through our customers eyes. Our Bupa Optometrists provide confident and professional care to all patients and are highly valued by us as clinical experts. 

If you'd like to join our Townsville store you will be surrounded by an incredibly new friendly team. We've hired a dynamic Store Leader and experienced Optical Dispenser to ensure you have an inclusive, supportive and passionate team around you.

This role is based in Townsville, QLD, relocation assistance is available for the successful candidate willing to relocate.

About You

  • Professionally you are an experienced Optometrist, who is a commercial thinker, with a strong understanding of the day-to-day operations of an optical practice. 
  • Or perhaps you are a newly graduated Optometrist looking to apply all of that practice and experience into your everyday life within a fully supported team. 
  • Personally, you are dedicated; results focused and have an unwavering passion for your craft.
  • You'd appreciate knowing you are valued respected and will have a team around you that is passionate about optics and best outcomes for every patient.

About the Rewards

Our customers deserve outstanding healthcare, and so do you! We will support you with: 

  • EyeInspect – artificial intelligence technology 
  • Bi-monthly professional development sessions
  • We’ll take care of your industry registration fee - APRA and your OA fees.
  • Market leading salary package based on your experience and expertise.
  • Discount on our health insurance, travel, car, home, contents and pet insurance products as well as discounts when you attend a Bupa Dental clinic or purchase glasses from a Bupa Optical store.
  • Friends and Family discounts on optical products
  • Generous monthly team commission scheme and Team Value Incentive

Apply in confidence today for an exciting and fulfilling opportunity to our join the new team at Bupa Optical and Hearing Townsville.

For any queries, please contact me via email or on 0403 085 824

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