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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
<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.
Association for Vision Rehabilitation & Employment
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