Opticians Association of Massachusetts

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Optician

Working under the supervision of the Optical Manager, the Optician is primarily responsible for helping patients through the ordering of prescription eyewear. This entails measuring, fitting, and ordering lenses and frames for patients according to written optical prescription and/or specification of the doctor. The Optician is also responsible for the final inspection and verification of incoming ophthalmic jobs from lab vendors. The other duties of the Optician include maintaining accurate optical records, administrative work and providing quality patient care in a fast-paced setting.

 

Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1077144/Fenway-Health/Optician

 

Representative Duties:

Assist with optical needs and orders

  • Measure patient for pupillary distance, fitting heights and position of wear measurements, either manually or with digital fitting device
  • Assist patients with selecting frames appropriate for facial and eye measurements and prescription
  • Fit and adjust eyeglasses for best comfort and visual acuity 
  • Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses
  • Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and other options to suit patient needs
  • Sell goods such as spectacles, sunglasses, and other goods related to eyes in general
  • Educate patients on how to wear and care for eyeglasses
  • Verify that incoming completed spectacles meet quality control and ANSI standards
  • Help answer questions from other staff (apprentices, sales associates) and patients that arise during the optical ordering process

Maintain accurate optical records

  • Enter and maintain electronic records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments
  • Process end of day collection reports and ensure accuracy compared to final count
  • Perform administrative duties such as verifying vision hardware benefits, submitting patient insurance orders, and requesting prior authorizations
  • Assist Optical Manager with scheduling vendor visits, frame selection and return process

Provide Customer and Personal Services

  • Perform customer needs assessment, 
  • Meet quality standards for services, and 
  • Evaluate customer satisfaction

Meets agency participatory expectation

  • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

Performs other related job duties as required

 

Requirements

  • Current unrestricted license to practice as dispensing optician in the State of Massachusetts.
  • Ability to perform requested privileges.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services including: marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
  • Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent computer skills – familiarity with OfficeMate and VisionWeb a plus
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
  • Ability to type on a keyboard for extended periods of time

Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1077144/Fenway-Health/Optician

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.

LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Contact:

employment@fenwayhealth.org

(617) 927-6174

Optician

We are looking for an Optician comfortable with lens selection, fitting frames, troubleshooting, and lab work (finishing lab) for a private family practice in Medfield, MA.

We are looking for someone that shares the same values of providing high-quality patient care while treating everyone with integrity and respect. Patient experience is what matters the most.

-Part-Time or Full-Time

-Competitive Salary

-Benefits for Full-Time Employment

-No Nights

-Flexible Hours

-Amazing Patients

-Great Team of Professionals

Eyetastic Services works throughout the US to find candidates for the eye care industry working with support staff, technicians, opticians, optometrists, and ophthalmologists.

Please send your resume or any questions to Jen Gill, LDO at info@eyetasticservices.com.

eyetasticsjobs.com

Contact:

info@eyetasticservices.com

8137560777

Optician

Lowell Community Health Center is looking for a caring, patient-centric, licensed optician to join a team of like-minded individuals whose passion for patient care is unparalleled. The Optical Shop at Lowell CHC believes exemplary care for patients is obligatory and should not be reserved for patients who purchase Luxurious eyewear at the mall.  Are you tired of being measured by only your sales metrics? Do you currently feel underappreciated?  Wouldn’t you rather serve a patient base that is more appreciative of your kindness and knowledge?  If you answered yes to any of the questions and are tired of the same old sell-sell-sell, but enjoy being an optician and love patient care, then Lowell CHC is for you!  

 

Job Summary

Under moderate to limited supervision, the Optician will: 

  1. Perform the duties of a licensed dispensing optician in a well-established retail optical shop located within a clinical site and community health center
  2. Advise and educate patients on frames and lens choices following interpretation of each patient’s eyeglass prescriptions
  3. Take accurate measurements for eyewear; adjusting, fitting and making repairs on eyewear
  4. Determine and calculate accurate prices and discounts and collect appropriate fees
  5. Provide patients covered by Third Party insurance with accurate information regarding benefits to ensure proper selection of frames and lenses. Discuss frames/lens extras and options with patients. Inform the customer of any additional charges not covered by their Third Party insurance coverage
  6. Process patient purchases using appropriate equipment, software system and procedures for different payment types and items sold
  7. Order frames, lenses and supplies with Optical Manager within budget parameters from approved vendors
  8.  Be able to effectively handle multiple tasks in fast-paced environment
  9. Fabricate eyewear according to quality guidelines and ANSI standards

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The assigned duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

a. General

  1. Provide superior customer service to all patients and staff in multi-cultural environment
  2. Meet established standards for quality and productivity
  3. Maintain merchandise presentation by stocking and rotating merchandise, removing damaged or out-of-date goods, setting up, cleaning, and organizing product displays, entering and pricing inventory appropriately in software management system 
  4. Assist Optical Manager in administrative tasks such as reconciliation of invoices and physical frame inventory 
  5. Must be a team player, flexible and adaptable based on health center requirements
  6. Demonstrate effective prioritization of day-to-day operations and project work
  7. Keep up-to-date on new products and technologies by attending continuing education courses and reading trade journals 
  8. Participate in any/all training and educational activities necessary to fulfill at least the minimum requirements as specified within department and the completion of any activities necessary for the maintenance of professional affiliations or organizational requirements 
  9. Responsible for appearance and cleanliness of optical shop and finishing lab (includes maintenance of lab equipment) 
  10. Respond to patient inquiries, problems or complaints as outlined in Eye Care Center department policies. 
  11. Train other staff members of department as assigned and needed
  12. All other duties as assigned and needed
  13. Some Saturday and evening hours are required
Contact:

nicoledes@lchealth.org

978-996-7808

Optician wanted various locations Northborough,Hudson,Auburn

Job Summary

Responsible for dispensing spectacles and other optical aids, to both adults and children, working with prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists. This position advises and assists patients with various types of lenses and spectacle frames, including style, weight and color.

 

 

Team Members:

  • Carry out job functions and responsibilities as assigned. Support the application of club policies, procedures and compliance.
  • We strive for flawless execution and hold ourselves accountable .   
  • Acts with honesty and integrity and lead with the member in mind to address any and all concerns and to escalate any concerns, as appropriate. 
  • Ensure a safe and positive environment for our members and each other. 
  • Embrace inclusion and diversity, by working together with collaboration and respect. Work as a team to achieve goals.
  • Move with speed and agility in everything we do.
  • Innovate and adapt so we can move as fast as the world around us.
  • Maintain a friendly and positive attitude.

Members:

  • Deliver service excellence through all points of contact.  
  • Resolve and deescalate to address every member concern.
  • Ensure a safe and positive environment and experience for the members.
  • Daily commitment to GOLD Member Standards
    • Greet, Anticipate, Appreciate (GAA)
    • Fast, Friendly Full, Fresh, Clean

Club Standards: Work as a team to deliver GOLD club standards daily.

  • Work with commitment and pride to deliver GOLD- Grand opening look daily
    • All items stocked and promotional plans executed
    • Maintain visible accurate signage
    • Clean and organized, inside and out

Know your Business:

  • Understand how to access and read production and/or financial performance reporting for your department
  • See the connection between consistent execution and the positive impact it can have on the business

 

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

  • Verifies order data entry, compares Rx to original Rx provided from the doctor assuring all information entered in the system is accurate. Completes proper order filing procedures, including filing the order under the correct ABC system in the store.
  • Delivers sales by providing excellent Member service in person and over the phone. Must be able to explain in detail all procedures included under the exam fee; being open and honest in communication and maintaining a friendly pleasant demeanor with customers at all time.
  • Takes measurements, assures correct frame selection for Rx power, reads prescriptions on the lensometer, timely notification of product readiness and advancement of the order in the system: including received, notified and dispense of each job and proper handling of all money related transactions.
  • Adheres to all privacy and confidential/proprietary company policies and procedures (i.e. Health Information Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA) as required by law. Provides support to Members in making eyeglass adjustments and repairs.
  • Assists Optical Manager with the opening and closing procedures at the beginning and end of shift. Ensures that accurate funds are collected, and payments are made at the point of service.
  • Maintains all club policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including working in other departments as needed.
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of this job.

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of optical products and business practices preferred.
  • High school diploma, college degree, and/or big box wholesale, retail, optical, and/or management experience is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills and an attention to detail required.
  • Open shift availability required.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State and keep license up to date and active

 

Contact:

wpacheco@bjs.com

15083933211

Full-Time Optician - Norwood Private Practice

Modern Eyes LLC is looking for an energetic, experienced, friendly optician for our eye care team. A passion for knowledge, growth, and providing excellent patient care are extremely desirable.

 

While experience as an optician is mandatory, current professional licensure is not.

 

General duties for this position include:

  • Coordinating patient care with the Optometrist and other members of the eye care team

  • Assisting patients with the selection of frame and lens products

  • Dispensing of eyewear and contact lenses

  • Collection of fees for eyewear, contact lenses, and other retail products

  • Adjustment and repair of eyewear

  • Consulting with patients, and any other eye care team members as appropriate, to address patient questions/concerns/problems with eyewear/prescriptions

  • Placing/tracking/following-up on eyewear and contact lens orders

  • Communicating order status with patients and other eye care team members as appropriate

  • Receiving of eyewear, contact lens, and other deliveries as appropriate

  • Physical inspection of eyewear orders

  • Maintaining inventory of frames, laboratory supplies, contact lenses, and other items as directed

  • Other tasks as assigned

 

Familiarity with electronic medical records, electronic ordering platforms, office software, and phone systems is desired.

 

Familiarity with lens edging/finishing is not necessary, but a willingness to learn would be appreciated.

 

Familiarity with contact lens hygiene and insertion and removal training is helpful.

 

Contact:

drstetson@moderneyesnorwood.com

6142843362

Independent Doctor of Optometry

INDEPENDENT DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY NEEDED FOR BUSY SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS LOCATION. FAMILY OWNED PRACTICE FOR 85 YEARS. GREAT WAY TO MAKE SUPPLEMENTAL INCOME. VERY LOW OVERHEAD. PLEASE MESSAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.

Contact:

beccapal1@verizon.net

5086733712

Business Opportunity

Full service optical store for sale by retiring owner.  Extensive inventory of mid to high-end frames with full optical shop for fabrication.  Large loyal base of repeat customers. Located in Western MA near the CT border.  Perfect opportunity for an optician with space available in the building for an optometrist.  

Contact:

kdrudi@comcast.net

4132048607

Full finishing lab for sale

Essilor Kapa edger and tracer all accessories included,  manuals, covers and both blue boxes, Optisource hand edger, Marco lensometer rebuilt last year, brand new 4 tank tinting unit with gradient option,smart drill(needs calibration) PAL identifier, ultrasonic cleaner, salt and air frame warmers,uv meter. many tools as well. Works great! Edger is a work horse.$8,000 buys everything. Contact evenings in Framingham, Ma.

 

Contact:

wayneharmon7@gmail.com

508-259-8488

PRACTICE FOR SALE

BUSY OPTOMETRIC PRACTICE FOR SALE.  OVER 40+ YEARS IN WESTERN/CENTRAL MASS.  SOLO PRACTICE WITH IN-OFFICE LAB AND OPTICAL DISPENSARY.  

Contact:

charjustus@aol.com

413-967-6681

Licensed Optician Full or Part Time

We are looking to hire an experienced licensed optician for our busy practice in Newton.

We are looking for someone who is people orientated, can multi task and work as a team player.

We need someone who will help choose and fit patients with eye wear that suits their specific needs. Making sure eyeglasses are fit properly is a must. 

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Licensed as an optician in Mass
  • Available to work part time or full time
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Can work as a team player as well as an individual contributor
  • Embraces challenges and learning new skills
Contact:

emilie.mann@gmail.com

617 584 0916

Fill in Optician for vacation in Sept. 2023

Fill in Optician for vacation time in Raynham, Ma. Days needed:

Wed. Sept. 6  Hrs.    10-6

Sat. Sept. 9                9-1

Wed. Sept. 13          10-6

Sat. Sept. 16              9-1

Wed. Sept. 20           10-6 

Call or email me.

Thank you

Contact:

508-880-9500

cornerstonefv@comcast,net

Vision Associates - Licensed Optician

Vision Associates is looking for a self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented Licensed Optician, this is the perfect job for you. Join the Vision Associates team and apply for our Licensed Optician job today!

When you join Vision Associates, you will directly impact patients’ lives and help them find the product that best fits their needs. Here, you will feel inspired by both leadership and your fellow team members as you set your own goals and create a career path that is right for you. It’s the best of both worlds when you join the Vision Associates team as a Licensed Optician!

Some benefits of working at Vision Associates include:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • PTO and paid holidays
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Bonuses
  • Nights, Weekends, and Holidays off
  • Generous eyewear discount

Apply Here!

 

Contact:

enedina.diaz@talentcare.com

(512) 846-9885

Optician

Lowell Community Health Center is looking for a caring, patient-centric, licensed optician to join a team of like-minded individuals whose passion for patient care is unparalleled. The Optical Shop at Lowell CHC believes exemplary care for patients is obligatory and should not be reserved for patients who purchase Luxurious eyewear at the mall.  Are you tired of being measured by only your sales metrics? Do you currently feel underappreciated?  Wouldn’t you rather serve a patient base that is more appreciative of your kindness and knowledge?  If you answered yes to any of the questions and are tired of the same old sell-sell-sell, but enjoy being an optician and love patient care, then Lowell CHC is for you!  

 

Job Summary

Under moderate to limited supervision, the Optician will: 

  1. Perform the duties of a licensed dispensing optician in a well-established retail optical shop located within a clinical site and community health center
  2. Advise and educate patients on frames and lens choices following interpretation of each patient’s eyeglass prescriptions
  3. Take accurate measurements for eyewear; adjusting, fitting and making repairs on eyewear
  4. Determine and calculate accurate prices and discounts and collect appropriate fees
  5. Provide patients covered by Third Party insurance with accurate information regarding benefits to ensure proper selection of frames and lenses. Discuss frames/lens extras and options with patients. Inform the customer of any additional charges not covered by their Third Party insurance coverage
  6. Process patient purchases using appropriate equipment, software system and procedures for different payment types and items sold
  7. Order frames, lenses and supplies with Optical Manager within budget parameters from approved vendors
  8.  Be able to effectively handle multiple tasks in fast-paced environment
  9. Fabricate eyewear according to quality guidelines and ANSI standards

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The assigned duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

a. General

  1. Provide superior customer service to all patients and staff in multi-cultural environment
  2. Meet established standards for quality and productivity
  3. Maintain merchandise presentation by stocking and rotating merchandise, removing damaged or out-of-date goods, setting up, cleaning, and organizing product displays, entering and pricing inventory appropriately in software management system 
  4. Assist Optical Manager in administrative tasks such as reconciliation of invoices and physical frame inventory 
  5. Must be a team player, flexible and adaptable based on health center requirements
  6. Demonstrate effective prioritization of day-to-day operations and project work
  7. Keep up-to-date on new products and technologies by attending continuing education courses and reading trade journals 
  8. Participate in any/all training and educational activities necessary to fulfill at least the minimum requirements as specified within department and the completion of any activities necessary for the maintenance of professional affiliations or organizational requirements 
  9. Responsible for appearance and cleanliness of optical shop and finishing lab (includes maintenance of lab equipment) 
  10. Respond to patient inquiries, problems or complaints as outlined in Eye Care Center department policies. 
  11. Train other staff members of department as assigned and needed
  12. All other duties as assigned and needed
  13. Some Saturday and evening hours are required
Contact:

nicoledes@lchealth.org

978-996-7808

Licensed Optician Wanted

12/1/2022

Are you looking for a rewarding job in a highly professional optometric practice? We have an immediate opening for a full time optician/optical assistant. Saturdays are required.

Do you have a friendly personality and enjoy working directly with patients? Do you enjoy fashion eye wear and top-of-the-line products? Do you prefer to work with highly professional people in a long-established family-style practice? If so, this will be the job for you with future growth potential!

The goal of the optician/optical assistant position is to be a vital team member to assist in the efficient flow of the office and improve the patient experience while providing outstanding personal customer service.

You must have previous optical experience to apply for this position.

JOB DUTIES:

1. Sell and service eyeglasses.

2. Commit to excellent customer service and attention to detail.

3. Assist and educate patients with the selection of frames, lenses and lens enhancements.

4. Measure Pupillary Distance and bifocal/progressive segment height.

5. Explain vision plan pricing.

6. Place contact lens orders.

7. Maintain trial contact lens inventory.

8. Dispense eyeglasses and Contact Lenses.

9. Repair and adjust eyeglasses.

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses
  • Store Discounts

Hours per week:

  • 35-40

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • No nights
  • Saturday required (9-2)

Experience:

  • Optical: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

 

Contact:

lab@greatvisioncare.com

5084818558

Hiring for Optician (Full and Part Time)

JOIN THE CHC FAMILY!

We are a Non-Profit Federally Qualified Healthcare Center located in Central Massachusetts. Our company opened in February 2002 in response to a Community Needs Assessment that identified a need for medical service for the underserved members of our community. We strive to provide compassionate care regardless of income or insurance status to everyone who walks through our doors, including low income, underinsured, uninsured, publicly housed, and homeless populations. CHC is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. At CHC, we strive for a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We are proud to be able to serve our community! If you are passionate about the work we do here, we would love to hear from you!

Under the general supervision of the Optometrist, the Optician provides assistance to the patients and providers to manage the flow of the clinic.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist patients in the selection of eyeglass frames.
  • Choose appropriate lens materials for eyeglass prescriptions.
  • Accurately measure interpupillary distances
  • Accurately measure segment heights for multifocal lenses
  • Recommend and/or choose, when deemed appropriate, lens add-ons such as non-glare lenses or photochromics
  • Assist the optometrist when needed in preparing the patient for the eye exam including: autorefraction, lensometry, clinical history gathering, and data entry into an electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Ability to adjust eyeglasses and perform minor repairs such as replacing nose-pads
  • Bill for services including: lens materials, repairs, and dispensing of eyeglasses using the EMR
  • Ability to explain, administer, and bill for visual field testing as required
  • Near visual acuity to select glasses, fit glasses, measure for eyeglasses, and use a computer
  • Understanding that patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and non-clinical staff interacting with patients.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Active Optician License
  • NCLE Certified preferred
  • Previous experience preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Computer skills for accurate data entry

Benefits:

  • 401k  
  • Generous vacation and personal time for eligible employees  
  • Sick time
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance  
  • 100% paid Life insurance/AD&D 
  • 100% paid Long-Term Disability  
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Discounts on travel and entertainment! 
  • Discounts on cell phone service, computer purchases, and more! 
  • College Tuition Rewards/CMEs 
  • Company Events & Activities (Annual cookout and holiday party, health and wellness events,” Lunch & Learn’s”, team building, and more!) 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • EyeMed Vision Care Program
  • Accident & Cancer Insurance
  • Educational development reimbursement
  • Discounts on - gym membership, travel & entertainment tickets, electronics, and more!
Contact:

hr@chcfhc.org

978-878-8400

Licensed Optician
 
 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Optician license in the state you will be working
  • Previous retail sales with a strong focus on the customer experience.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for innovation and an eagerness to learn.
  • Weekends required with rotating schedule for weekends off.
Company Culture and Values:
 
We foster a collaborative and forward-thinking culture where your ideas matter. We value innovation,creativity, and a commitment to excellence.
 
Benefits and Perks:
  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development.
  • Access to our innovative products at an employee discount.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.
  • Health benefits
  • Stock option

 

Contact:

careers@visologyus.com

954-940-8150

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