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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist - Binghamton, NY, US

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Minimum Education Level :
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required :
Duration :
Full Time Regular
Shift :
First Shift (Day)
Hours per week:
Not Specified

Job Description

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist is responsible for the evaluation and training of individuals to maximize self-sufficiency and independence in the home and/or work environment. Proficient teaching, problem solving, cooperating, and communication with internal/external service providers are key elements of the position, to ensure quality of service and consumer satisfaction. <P>The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist works in a strong team environment. This position requires a Bachelor's or Master's Degree with specialization in rehabilitation teaching of individuals who are blind and a knowledge of Grade II Braille, or, a Bachelor's Degree and successful completion of a NYSCB-approved training program for professionals which meets nationally accepted standards. <P>SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: <LI>Evaluate the consumer's Rehabilitation Therapy needs in the home and/or work environment. <LI>Provide instruction in meal preparation, home management, record keeping, and care for self and family members. <LI>Implement adaptive equipment and instruction in the consumer's work or home environment. <LI>Provide instruction in reading and writing Braille, use of large print and/or audio methods of saving and retrieving information. <LI>Request adaptive equipment and instruct in the use of these items. <LI>Instruct in the use of low vision equipment. <LI>Complete service logs and reports required by the Association, contract and referral source requirements. <LI>Collaborate with staff to ensure continuity of services. <LI>Perform other duties as assigned. <LI>Maintains strict confidentiality in all aspects of AVRE activities. <P>Please submit cover letter and resume to: <P>Dianne Cappiello, Human Resources <P>AVRE, 174 Court Street, Binghamton, NY 13901 <P>Via email: <P>Phone: 607-724-2428 <P>Fax: 607-771-8045 <P>AVRE encourages diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet <P> AVRE will not accept any unsolicited resumes.

Company Information

Name :
Association for Vision Rehabilitation & Employment

Application Information

Email :
Apply by mail :
Attn: Dianne Cappiello
174 Court St.
Binghamton, NY 13901
By Phone :
Call Dianne Cappiello at 6077242428
By Fax :
Fax to 6077718045 Attn : Dianne Cappiello
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