Opticians Association of Massachusetts

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Optician Position

MA licensed optician needed for private Optometry office in Sudbury. 30-35 hours/week. Candidate will be responsible for managing the optical, optical insurance billing and collection, reports and contact lens orders. We are fully paperless and use Officemate, so computer proficency is required. Pediatric experience a plus. Salary is competitive and based on skills/experience. Please email resumes to lorrlab@osoglobal.com




Optician - MCPHS University

The Optician is responsible for ophthalmic dispensing and opticianry, including lens verification, billing, and ordering. In addition, the Optician is responsible for teaching, demonstrating and evaluating the knowledge, skills and abilities to students associated with ophthalmic dispensing training. 10 Optical is a fully functional training facility within MCPHS University. The position is part-time temporary, 7-14 hours per week.

  • Trains students in Ophthalmic Dispensing
  • Communicates with patients, students, staff, and faculty
  • Maintains the professional appearance of the optical boutique and workshop
  • Maintains the sanitary conditions as required by the COVID-19 protocols, including patient symptom screenings
  • Assists with appointment scheduling and promotes the general efficiency of the optical ordering and inventory as needed
  • Performs lens edging as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the dean and this job description is subject to change at any time


  • Licensed Optician with the State of Massachusetts
  • Minimum of three years of retail experience
  • Prior experience with electronic medical records system
  • Working knowledge of the major vision plans as well as billing and ordering protocols for the optical
  • Fluent Spanish preferred
  • Must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities usually associated with the profession of opticianry, including but not limited to ophthalmic dispensing including but not limited to frame and lens selection, patient advising, billing, ordering, verification, and dispensing
  • Must be able to teach, demonstrate and evaluate the knowledge, skills and abilities of students associated with ophthalmic dispensing training
  • Must be able to use computer technology, access electronic health records and have a working knowledge of the major vision plans including VSP, Spectera and Mass Health
  • Must be detail oriented, professional, friendly, a team-player and good communicator
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, students, faculty, and staff


Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please click here.


Please visit our careers page here to attach a cover letter and a resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.

MCPHS University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.





Optical business available

Great turn key operation located in the Mid Cape area. Established in 1987 full optical boutique with exam lane. Business hours are Monday- Friday 9:30 - 5:00PM. Currently no evenings or weekends. Located 1 1/2 miles from the beach and 4 doors down from the RMV. Spend your lunch breaks looking at the ocean. Owner is looking forward to retiring.




Optician- Atchue Opticians Millbury MA

Optician Wanted:  Full Time/Part Time...Week day hours.                       

Must be Licenced with 3-5 years of experience.  Must be skilled in the fabrication and repair of prescriptin eyewear.  Must have excellent communication ability and maintain a professional appearence.

Knowledge of OfficeMate/Eyefinity operating system helpful.






Turn key business opportunity

Located in the Mid Cape Cod area 6 doors down from the RMV. Small turn key Optical business for sale. Established in 1987 Monday- Friday hours 9:30 - 5:00PM. Spend lunch break at the beach 🖠.  Asking price 40,000 includes exam lane, everything. Current landlord willing to work with new owner for lower leasing cost!!!Great opportunity to have your own business for less than the price of a new car. Current owner looking forward to retirement.




Optician - Tufts Medical Center/New England Eye Center

Optician - New England Eye Center - 

  • Full Time
  • Shift: Days
  • Work Address: 260 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116

Apply here: https://smrtr.io/5gPJ5


It takes a lot of very smart, hard-working and talented people to provide the level of care that we give to our patients. Tufts Medical Center is an internationally respected academic medical center and we pride ourselves not only on the sophistication of the care we deliver, but the compassionate way in which we provide it. And that starts with our employees.

As part of Tufts Medical Center, the New England Eye Center is a local, national, and international referral and consultation facility, providing the most current and comprehensive services in tertiary care ophthalmology. It is a complete clinical and technical center for the testing and treatment of all types of eye diseases and visual problems. The New England Eye Center services patients in an attentive private practice environment. In addition to our satellite locations throughout Eastern Massachusetts, we occupy a 45,000 square-foot clinical center conveniently situated in the Theatre District of Boston. The center is designed to meet the technical and professional needs of a sophisticated clinical, research, and education facility, but is customized for the comfort of the patient. Our professional and support staff provide patients with not only the best technical care but also compassion, reassurance, and friendly assistance.

Job Description

We're hiring for an Optician to join our team!

We're very team orientated, pitching in where necessary. We're not commission based so there's none of that competitive attitude towards jobs. We work in an owner-orientated department so we're big on taking notes, leaving notes, etc. so that should one of us be out, anyone else would be able to step in to ensure continuity of care. We consider patients OUR patients, not mine or yours.


  • Collaborates with the Manager of the Optical Shop and the Administrative Director to achieve goals, resolve conflicts, to ensure high standards of customer service are maintained and to devise merchandising programs appropriate to the conditions at the location.
  • Ensures that the shop is opened on time each business day and secured at the end of each business day.
  • Ensures that all patients (customers) are treated with respect and a cordial demeanor.
  • This includes contacts on the telephone as well as those that occur in person.
  • Ensures that all of the information and measurements for eyeglasses and contact lenses required to properly fill the patient's prescription are obtained, and that the patient is given the information needed to make an informed choice of eyewear to accommodate lifestyle needs.
  • When appropriate, cuts lenses and maintains an orderly efficient "in house" laboratory, or uses electronic procedures, such as trace equipment, to order outside laboratory work.
  • Promptly call patients when their prescription eyewear and contact lenses are ready to be picked up and follows up to ensure prompt pickup and payment of any balance due.
  • Works with optometrists regarding contact lens patients, maintaining current contact lens trial inventory, and conducting I & R instruction for patients.
  • Adheres to all of the policies and procedures applicable to the optical shop. In consultation with Pratt location managers and the Director, Retail Optical Operations: Recommends additions and changes to the inventory of merchandise carried in the shop.
  • Develops display and consumer information designs to best present the options available to patients. Develops merchandising programs to generate optical shop patronage.
  • Takes precautions necessary to avoid theft including the display of high value items in locked display cases.
  • Promptly identifies patient vision benefits and clearly explains how to apply benefits for vision care.
  • Checks all merchandise delivered to ensure that the order is complete and correctly priced.
  • Immediately reports any discrepancy to the vendor.
  • Promptly returns defective and or unwanted merchandise to the vendor for credit.
  • Ensures that an upfront deposit, in the amount designated by the Manager, is collected for all prescription eye glasses and that contact lens orders are pre-paid in full before ordering.
  • Prices merchandise in accordance with pricing guidelines issued by the Manager.
  • Records the value of each and every sale, along with the payment amount and type, in the designated manner for the shop.
  • Maintains the cash drawer, in accordance with Optical Shop Procedures, and ensures that only the approved amount of cash is retained at the end of each day for use the following day.
  • Assists with depositing all sales receipts, in excess of the cash drawer balance in the designated bank account on a daily basis. In collaboration with the Director Retail Optical Operations: Maintains a professional and cordial relationship with the medical staff.
  • Ensures that all patient transactions are conducted with respect and care for the image of the medical staff.
  • Wears neat, clean professional attire including a lab coat. Works comfortably with staff and patients in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
  • Checks all deliveries of prescription eyewear and contact lenses to ensure that the prescription was accurately filled and that there is no damage to the glasses or contacts.
  • Resolves patient issues and complaints expeditiously and consistently.
  • Maintains professional standards and job skills through continuing education.
  • Consistently applies the corporate values of respect, honesty and fairness and the constant pursuit of excellence in improving the health status of the people of the region through the provision of the consumer-friendly, geographically accessible service.
  • Maintains collaborative, team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to the working group achievement of goals, and to help foster a positive work environment.


  • Completed the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved course of study required for a dispensing optician license.
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • One year experience as a dispensing optician.
  • Must hold a current Massachusetts Dispensing Optician license.
  • Possesses and applies the skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the practice, with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns and age specific communications.
  • Broad knowledge of optical dispensing including: metrics for fitting, determination of eyewear best suited to the patient's needs, optical laboratory operations and the use of optical instruments for checking and determining prescription metrics.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in merchandising and dealing with vendors to ensure quality and service goals are met. Experience in an urban, multi-cultural health care environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to resolve conflict resolution and team efforts applied to patients and office colleagues.
  • Ability to learn and use computer office automation systems within a three-month timeframe.
  • Ability to effectively adjust and repair eyewear, along with proper fitting, dispensing, and troubleshooting of eyewear.





Warby Parker is hiring Licensed Opticians and Leadership in the Boston Area!

Warby Parker is hiring! 

We currently have 5 locations acrosss the Boston area (Newbury St., Boston Seaport, Cambridge, Chestnut Hill, and Prudential Center) and are opening 4 more this year (Burlington Mall, Natick Mall, Derby St. Shops, and Assembly Row)!

We are hiring for:


-Full-Time Licensed Opticians

-Full-Time Optical Supervisors

-Full-Time Optical Managers

We have amazing benefits, a team-based selling environment where everyone is eligigble for a quarterly bonus, and Paid time off! 

Please reach out directly with any interest in a role at Warby Parker.  Reach out directly or check out our job board: https://www.warbyparker.com/jobs/retail

We would love to meet you!




IN Style Optical is looking for a talented Optician!
Reliant Medical Group is seeking an Optician to join our exciting and innovative organization!
Department: IN Style Optical
Position: Full-time 40 hours per week
Hours: 9:00AM-5:30PM Monday- Friday
No weekends or holidays
Performs all the duties pertinent to the operations of the Optical Center such as selling, fitting, dispensing, adjusting, repairing, etc. Works to achieve continuous improvement in customer satisfaction in order to increase revenues and net profit.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Two years of an Opticianry Education Program or 3 years apprenticeship.
Current Massachusetts Registered Dispensing Optician license and the required continuing education credits to remain in good standing with the Massachusetts Board of Registered Opticians, the American Board of Opticianry in addition to the requirements of the organization.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.



  • The Opticians Association of Massachusetts

    Bringing your professional career into focus

    The OAM supports and believes in having close ties to our national leaders in Opticianry. The OAM is an affiliate member of the Opticians Association of America. $25 of each member's dues go towards the OAA affiliate membership and an OAA Individual Membership for each of our members. It has been through this relationship over the years that the OAM has prospered and grown in all areas due to the sharing of ideas and resources with the OAA and other OAA affiliated states throughout the country.

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    Opticians Association of Massachusetts
    PO Box 419
    Medway, MA 02053

    Phone: 508.533.1419
    Fax: 508.533.3060
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