Rehabilitation Instructor for Visually Impaired Individuals

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/24/2023

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted by: Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh

Salary: $40,000/year

Contact Information

Address

1816 Locust St
Pittsburgh Pa 15219

Phone

412-368-4073

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Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree, required.
  2. Master’s degree, preferred.
  3. Experience working with individuals who have vision loss or other disabilities, preferred.
  4. Orientation & Mobility Certificate preferred.
  5. MUST HA VE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS
  6. MUST BE A CERTIFIED REHAB INSTRUCTOR

Job Description

  1. Interview student to determine their needs and desired outcomes.
  2. Plan lessons which will help student reach desired outcomes.
  3. Role play situations that will reveal the abilities and limitations of each student, discuss outcomes, and plan lessons accordingly.
  4. Maintain record of services provided to students in a database.
  5. Record progress through checklists and reports that show accomplishments or needed work of measurable functional outcomes.
  6. Prepare written correspondence documenting the progression and final status of skill level of the student.
  7. Participate in regularly scheduled conferences with the student and funding source to update and discuss progression of training.
  8. Work with students from the ages of 14+ years of age.
  9. Other duties as assigned.