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Our employees are the key to providing the services that meets the demands of our community. We provide a well balanced and pleasant work environment as well as learning opportunities for our staff. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please check our vacancies listing below.


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At SMMC you will be an all-round Optometrist (and preferably also Orthoptist) for a multi-cultural population. You have a broad interest in the field of Eye Care and you are willing to take on a role in moving the department forward. Providing quality care is of utmost importance to you as well as maintaining the continuity of care for our patients. You are enthusiastic and have great interpersonal skills. You are positive, flexible and willing to actively contribute to the daily operation of our establishment and the further developments of our organization.

What We Offer:
We offer you a versatile position with a great deal of responsibility in an open, dynamic and professional organization. You will work in a pleasant and rewarding atmosphere with opportunities for growth and development.


  • Registered as an Optometrist (and preferably also as a Orthoptist);
  • Patient-centered with great communication skills;
  • Ambitious and willing to ensure continuity and quality care;
  • Comfortable dealing with many responsibilities;
  • High level of flexibility;
  • A high level of integrity and reliability;
  • Excellent command of the English language is preferred;
  • Command of French and Spanish is a plus.


For more information, contact the Head Medical Staff Bureau, Ms. Hester Versleyen, at + 1 (721) 543-3154 ext. 2503
Your motivation letter and resume can be submitted to the Medical Staff Bureau via A copy of both should be submitted to the Labor and Social Affairs Dept. located on Soualiga Road #1, Philipsburg, St. Maarten.

St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) is an ambitious and growing hospital organization on St. Maarten. With more than 425 FTE’s, 28  Specialists, and a capacity of 85beds, we continuously strive to ensure safe, quality health care. Our primary service area of St. Maarten, Statia, and Saba, represents a total population of approximately 60.000 people, constituting a multi-cultural mix with more than 100 different nationalities. In addition,  we also offer healthcare services to two million visitors annually.

SMMC has started the construction of the new St. Maarten General Hospital (SMGH) to expand its services to accommodate the increased care demand of the people of St. Maarten, its visitors, and neighboring islands. The new hospital is planned to be operational in 2026.

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