Vision Rehabilitation Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 03/14/2023

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted by: Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Salary: $60-65,000 annual

Contact Information


2045 Gilbert Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45202



More Details


  • Master’s degree in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy; dual certification in O&M a plus.
  • Previous training and experience working in vision rehabilitation therapy preferred.
  • ACVREP Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT), or certifiable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to travel throughout the service area in southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor a must!

Job Description

About the Position…

CABVI (Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired) is currently seeking a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist to join our team!  This is a full-time position that reports to the Rehabilitation Services Manager.

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist evaluates the individual needs of clients of Low Vision and/or Vision Rehabilitation and provides consultation and instruction with follow-up of progress and reports.

The principal responsibilities for this position include:

  • Evaluates the individual needs of clients and provide instruction in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy.
    • Contact within 2 weeks of assignment.
    • Accurate projection of hours.
    • Accurate identification of client needs, skill level, and goals.
    • Client improvement in VRT skills as indicated by observation, client, customers, and follow-up form.
    • Collaborates with other professionals as needed to ensure comprehensive benefit to clients and identifies other needs and refers as appropriate.
    • Adequate preparation/planning for lessons, individual or group.
    • Responses to calls are handled promptly and accurately.
  • Maintains information on client service, including evaluation, progress, and final reports.
    • Timeliness of reports (within one week after completion of evaluations and within two weeks after completion of instruction).
    • Timeliness of data for statistical and billing purposes.
    • Specific breakdown and explanation of recommendations in evaluation.
    • Written documentation accurately describes client’s skill level and progress and gives a clear, descriptive explanation of teaching content.
    • Completes client inventory and billing procedures.
  • Initiate and actively participate in professional activities to help meet program or agency needs.
    • Actively participate in program planning, program development, and identification of unmet needs.
    • Fully prepared for talks/presentations/projects; projects meet goals and are completed within a timeframe.
    • Collaborate with other staff as needed.
    • Apply and share professional knowledge in a variety of ways.
    • Assist in implementation of the unit’s and department’s annual plan.
  • Provides consultation, information, and on-going service to maintain client independence.
  • Information is obtained to handle requests appropriately.
  • Information on equipment is provided.
  • Referrals to other services occur as indicated.
  • Initial response to request occurs within 2 days.
    • Consultations regarding diabetic management are scheduled in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.