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Optician Wanted

Part time or full time optician wanted for busy South Shore optometric office. Please contact 781 934 6945 or vantosh.officestaff@gmail.com.

Must have excellent references.




Part time employment

Looking for part time ( 3 days a week and no weekends). 

Semi retirement position in the RI and near by MA area. Licensed in RI and MA.

Please contact Ed at 401-648-5483. If unavailable, please leave message and a good time to contact you.




Licensed Optician- Costco Dedham

Company Profile: 

Costco is a membership warehouse club, dedicated to bringing our members the best possible prices on quality brand-name merchandise. With hundreds of locations worldwide Costco provideds excellent employment options for Licensed/Certified Opticians. Our optical departments cosistently deliver an industry-leading level of service and value, and are staffed by trained professionals. If you are an ambitious, energetic person who enjoys a fast-paced team environment filled with challenges and opportunities, you've come to the right place. Our successful employees are service-oriented people with integrity and commitment toward a common goal of excellence. Costco offers great pay, great benefits and a great place to work.

Description of Duties:   

  • Assist members in choosing and ordering eyeglasses
  • Uses computer to prcess orders
  • Fits eyegasses
  • Dispenses eyeglasses and contacts
  • Oversees apprentices
  • Provides prompt and courteous member service
  • Follows department procedures for stocking and cleaning

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Training and apprenticeship as required by state
  • National ABO and NCLE Certification and/or State License as required by law
  • Computer, math, and customer sevice skills required

Apply at www.costco.com







Community Health Connections is a full-service community health center with four locations in Central Massachusetts.  Our vision is to be the leading healthcare center, committed to eliminating barriers to care and building a healthier tomorrow for the communities we serve.

CHC Family Health Center is looking for an Optician.  Salaried position with excellent benefits including 3 wks. vacation.


Provides assistance to patients and providers to manage flow of the clinic by assisting patients with eyeglass frames, lens materials and accurately takes required measurements.   This is a part-time, benefit eligible position.


Must have an active Optician license.  NCLE certified preferred.

Min. High School diploma or GED.


Qualified candidates please submit resume thru the career link at www.chcfhc.org

Bi-lingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply






FT MA licensed Optician needed

Watts Eye Associates

33 Low Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 978-462-2020


Title:  Licensed Dispensing Optician MA                                                                              
Division:  Optical                                                            
Reports to:  Optical Manager/Office Manager

Pay Type:  Hourly/Salary

Schedule: Monday thru Friday, rotating Saturdays and Thursday evenings (no Sundays)

The key primary responsibility of the Optician is to provide eyewear to the patients of our practice.  This includes all selling, fitting and dispensing of eyewear within the boutique.  As the optical department represents a significant portion of the practice’s income, selling with an eye toward multiple pair sales is expected.

Delivering an exceptional purchasing experience for the patient is paramount.  Therefore, the Optician is responsible for all frame merchandising and display.  Developing and managing relationships with our frame and product vendors and appropriately displaying eyewear provides the environment for the eyewear boutique to thrive.

Actively managing and tracking our frame inventory according to our practices inventory procedures is required.

We recognize the doctor to optician handoff is imperative to successful eyewear sales.  Therefore, the optician will work directly with the doctor(s) to ensure the handoff process is executed to the standards of the practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients with frame selection with an eye towards multiple pair sales
  • Measure and complete full ordering process for patients
  • Merchandising and display of all frames in the eyewear boutique
  • Meeting with and developing relationships with all frame and product vendors
  • Place all eyewear orders and work with the lab for appropriate delivery
  • Communicate to patients delivery expectations according to the practices dispensing policies
  • Manage all pricing of frames and price points systems
  • Manage all warranty replacements for patients and product returns to vendors




Sales Skills
The Optician is expected to possess a high degree of influential sales skills.  The ability to effectively communicate the benefits of all optical products is required.

Customer Orientation
Providing our patients exceptional service is a cornerstone of our brand.  The Optician’s role in delivering on our brand is integral.

Communication Skills
The Optician must be able to effectively communicate with our patients around all our optical products including frames, lenses, etc.  Communicating in a manner by which the patient understands technical terminology in their layman language is essential.

Technical Abilities
The Optician must be able to accurately measure and record all patient information.  Attention to detail relative to prescriptions, PDs, and checking the accuracy of eyewear received from the lab, etc. is imperative. Lab edging and mounting skills a plus.

Pace of the Environment
Must be able to work at a fast pace.  Effectively handling multiple tasks and patients at one time, while focusing on the individual patient experience.

Frequent Interaction with Others
Must demonstrate the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time, always maintaining friendly interactions with team members, patients and guests of the practice.





Full-time Optician wanted in Andover, MA

We are a small, busy optometry practice in Andover, MA, a pleasant community in the Merrimack Valley. We pride ourselves in providing the best quality eye and vision care to our patients, their families, and the community. Our patients come from all over the Boston North region from all walks of life. We are a family practice and provide care to patients of all ages, from children to the elderly. 

We are looking for a full-time optician. The position includes the following duties and responsibilities:

  • deliver friendly, respectful and professional services to all of our patients
  • help patients to select frames that will be comfortable and fashionable
  • educate patients on spectacle lenses and what type will best address their visual needs
  • properly measure patients (PD, seg height, etc.) and create orders for spectacle lenses
  • provide spectacle adjustment and repair services to our patients
  • work with vision insurances to determine overall spectacle costs to the patient, and bill their insurances accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Reconcile EOBs from insurances to make sure patient accounts are balanced accurately
  • work with optical laboratories to ensure high quality products and services
  • work with frame representatives to purchase frames that are consistent with the vision of the practice, and to organize the optical for maximum effectiveness
  • educate patients on the application, removal, care regimen, wearing schedule, and follow up schedule for contact lens patients
  • order and deliver contact lenses
  • collect fees and balances from patients
  • work with the entire staff and providers to deliver efficient, caring, compassionate, and accurate care to our patients

Experience working in a private optometry practice is helpful, but not necessary. We are looking to hire the right person for the position as soon as possible. Please contact us if you are interested in applying for the position. 




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