Northwest Eye Surgeons Optometric Physician - Bellingham in Bellingham, Washington

Northwest Eye Surgeons is a premiere ophthalmic medical and surgical practice in the picturesque Pacific Northwest. As an Optometric Physician, we invite you to apply for a staff position as an important member of our multi-specialty professional staff of surgeons and physicians. As a staff member, you will provide independent and coordinated diagnosis, treatment and management of medical, emergency, and peri-surgical patients for our clinics. Your responsibilities will include medical patient care, organizing and providing continuing education courses, shared on-call service, and opportunities to work closely and collaborate with our medical staff and the medical and optometric physician communities. We encourage our doctors to provide care at the highest level of licensure in our caring and professional environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Established in 1986, Northwest Eye Surgeons has 6 locations and 4 state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery centers located throughout the stunning Northwest Puget Sound area.

Our complex and diverse patient population requires a compassionate, flexible, team-orientated, and self-motivated individual with demonstrated clinical judgment and a willingness to continually learn.


  • Licensed with the Washington State Board of Optometry

  • Diagnostic and therapeutic license certification

  • Comprehensive post-graduation experience desirable in a medical setting with commensurate diagnostic and therapeutic skills. Knowledge should include but not be limited to surgical post-operative management, anterior and posterior ocular segment disease, glaucoma, ocular trauma, and neurologic diseases.

  • Possess leadership qualities and ability

  • Willing to serve as a liaison between NWES and the optometry community

  • Demonstrate interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrate interest in organizing and providing continuing education (lecturing) to local and state optometry groups as a representative of NWES

  • Support esprit de corps as a team member of professional staff

  • Interest in practicing optometry at a high standard by staying abreast of new technologies and practice patterns

  • Residency training is recognized, but not required


  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off