Based on 228 responses, the job of Optometrist has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.07 out of 5. On average, Optometrists are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as an Optometrist?
"The most amazing patients!"
Pros: I enjoy a corporate structure because it gives me the opportunity to concentrate on patient care, building the team and the success For the business. My passion is caring for others. This corporate culture is dedicated to caring, exceeding expectations and delivering the best experience and product available. It's nice to get a free pair of glasses each year and a discount on any others. The leadership summits are amazing events.
Cons: Occasionally, the policies lag behind the current needs.
"The true practice Model and direction."
Understand fully how your Skills, your past accomplishment, and your personality fit in the environment your looking to join. IE, is it private, commercial, what model and direction are they moving towards?
"Primary health practitioner."
Pros: Improving the vision of my patients.
Cons: Paper work, reprimanding the optometrist assistant,
Pros: Talking to patients, meeting new people every day, teaching & learning.
Cons: Low pay.non respectful, dependency.
"Begin in the manner in which you intend to continue."
Dont be afraid to ask questions and seek opinions from other more senior optometrists.
Optometrist in St. Paul:
Pros: Everything is close, in the city without being too crowded.
Cons: Weather is not good for most of the year, drivers are negligent, people are generally grumpy below the "Minnesota Nice" veneer.
Optometrist in cape town western cape:
Pros: People. Laid back attitude. Weather. Scenic.
Cons: Salaries less than bigger provinces.