CERTIFIED VISION REHABILITATION THERAPIST (CVRT) TO WORK WITH ADULTS AND TEENS

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/14/2019

Location: Orlando, Florida (USA)

Posted by: LIGHTHOUSE CENTRAL FLORIDA (LCF)

Salary: $48,000 - $52,000 PER YEAR

Contact Information

Address

215 E. NEW HAMPSHIRE STREET, ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Phone

407-898-243223

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Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Disabilities education, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy or other related degree required.
  • Relevant Master’s Degree preferred

License and Certification:

  • Hold current Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) or actively pursuing COMS, COTA or OT certifications

Experience:

Two years’ experience teaching or working with individuals with visual impairment

Job Description

Service Provision:

  • Develop engaging curricula,  and implement effective activities to align with agency philosophy and achieve all contract deliverables.
  • Conduct Comprehensive Functional Assessments. Develop required Individualized Training Plans.
  • Model the highest standards of client advocacy.
  • Assist in the adjustment counseling of clients as necessary; evaluate client progress towards individual goals.
  • Communicate regularly with local blindness consumer organizations.

Case Management and Reporting:

  • Communicate as required with Division of Blind Services counselor(s), LCF case managers and other staff as appropriate to expedite each client’s movement through service delivery.
  • Enter required documentation into the Apricot database in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Document all benchmarks for clients with appropriate service records and required reports.
  • Produce accurate and timely procurement requests.
  • Attend staff meetings with DBS and comply with   client-contact   frequency requirements.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of program participants in accordance with State and Federal regulations