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Rehabilitation Assistant - BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
<LI> Communication with visually impaired consumers, their family members, significant others, and employers or potential employers when appropriate, is ongoing.
<LI> Communication with the Director of Health and Rehabilitation Services is frequent.
<LI> Communication with the Assistive Technology Instructor is frequent.
<LI> Communication with staff; i.e.: Vision Rehabilitation Specialists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, Low Vision Therapist, and Employment and Career Specialist is ongoing.
<LI> Communication with eye doctors, NYSCB counselor and other vision related professionals is as needed.
<LI> Communication with human service agencies is occasional.
<P> EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
<LI> Special knowledge and/or experience in the field of vision loss and/or instruction of individuals with vision loss desired.
<LI> Knowledge of a variety of computer operating systems is desired.
<LI> Knowledge of assistive technology for individuals who are blind or visually impaired is desired.
<LI> Ability to install hardware and software on both PC and MacIntosh systems is desired.
<LI> Bachelor's degree in Human Services, Education, Computer Science or related field including direct service is required.
<LI> Program coordination with a minimum of three years of successful teaching/training experience is desired.
<LI> Application and acceptance into an Orientation & Mobility Certification or Master's Degree Program, Vision Rehabilitation Master's Degree or Certification Program, or Dual Master's Degree or Certification Program is required.
<P> PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
<LI> Must be able to sit or stand for greater than 4 hours a day (includes driving or riding in a car).
<LI> Must be able to lift and carry a 25 pound object over 40 feet.
<LI> Must be able to spend more than 4 hours a day in front of a computer screen.
<P> VIII. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
<LI> Ability to develop curriculum and determine instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops to achieve consumer and contractual goals and outcomes.
<LI> Optimize successful transfer of knowledge and skills:
<LI> Identify and utilize most appropriate teaching methods;
<LI> Individualize training approach to coincide with the learning style of each consumer; and
<LI> Test trainees to measure progress and to evaluate effectiveness of training.
<LI> Coordinate and maintain appropriate internal and external documentation as required to ensure contractual compliance and to demonstrate program results:
<LI> Maintain professional progress notes about each consumer;
<LI> Complete all required reporting for referring agencies;
<LI> Ensure that all data required is submitted in a timely fashion.
<LI> Report on progress of participants during training periods.
<LI> Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the agency and the Health and Rehabilitation Services Team, by performing all other duties as assigned.
<LI> Ability to meet the transportation and travel responsibilities of the position. Coverage includes nine NYS counties.
<LI> Ability to work weekends and after hours as needed.
<LI> Maintains strict confidentiality in all aspects of AVRE activities.
<P> AVRE encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet.
<P> Work Hours -
<LI> Weekends and after hours are sometimes required.
<P> Requirements -
<LI> Reference Check.
<LI> Own Car.
<P> AVRE encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veterans
Association for Vision Rehabilitation & Employment
Apply by mail :
Attn: Dianne Cappiello
174 Court St.
Binghamton, NY 13901
By Fax :
Fax to 6077718045 Attn : Dianne Cappiello