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Community Health Connections Optician - $2,000 Sign On Bonus in Fitchburg, Massachusetts


Essential Duties and Major responsibilities:

  • 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

  • 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

  • Work is of medium demand; may include walking, standing, reaching, stooping, and handling of instruments while assisting patients

  • 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

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the health center mission

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the established CHC Values and Standards

  • Perform other job related duties as required

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

  • Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced medical office environment

  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask




  • Accurate Data Entry: Intermediate

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Eng.): Intermediate



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • Optician