Optician – Full-Time – Academia/research-based facility – Boston, MA, USA

Updated 5 days, 22 hours ago
Boston, MA
Academia/research-based facility
Based on experience

Optician – Full-Time – Academia/research-based facility – Boston, MA, USA

About our Practice

Our faciity is one of the most comprehensive eye care centers in the region, offering primary and advanced eye care in our state-of-the-art Boston clinics. 

About the Optician Position

We're looking for an optician to work the following schedule: Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 7pm,  Friday: 8:30am – 4pm, Saturday:  8am – 1:30pm, and no Sundays!

Optician Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing exceptional service to patients seeking optical devices (frame selection, lens selection, fittings, etc.
  • Working with other teams to increase capture rates from vision services to frame and CL orders
  • Reviewing and approving all materials orders to maximize revenue, capture rate and reimbursements, and minimize loss
  • Understanding vision insurance plans and identifying strategies to maximize optical revenue with a wide variety of insurances;
  • The optician will work closely with another lead optician in a highly collaborative, professional eye center. We expect the optician to forge a successful professional partnership with the lead optician, the front desk and our clinical faculty.
  • Working in the edging lab and ensuring safety, efficiency and quality in materials production;
  • Leveraging the EHR (Compulink), online ordering protocols, and using the latest optical center technology to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Evaluating and reporting on sales data and productivity;
  • Administrative duties as required.


  • Current Massachusetts optician license required
  • Previous experience as dispensing optician and in optical sales
  • Experience in the use of Electronic Health Records, ideally Compulink.
  • Excellent interprofessional skills
  • The optician position will require working 1-2 Saturdays per month (8am-2pm)

Compensation and Benefits

We reward our staff well with a competitive salary of $66,000 as well as benefits including:

  • 3 plan options for BCBS medical coverage (employer subsidized at 75% or greater)
  • Mental Health and Wellness benefits
  • BCBS Dental
  • Discounted vision services
  • 13 paid holidays and generous paid time off for sick, vacation, and personal days
  • Employer-paid life insurance, and short-term and long-term disability
  • Voluntary Insurance: life, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident,
  • Voluntary Benefits: employee discounts and pet insurance
  • 9% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan after 1 year of service with no vesting schedule or match requirement
  • Qualified Public Service Loan Forgiveness Employer

We look forward to welcoming you to our team! Apply here through Eyes On Eyecare!

Christine Carder

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Christine Carder
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