Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Basic Information

Date posted: 01/25/2019

Location: Statewide,

Posted by: Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Salary: $49,076.00 - $74,641.00 Annually; $49,076 with full Commonwealth Benefits, 37.5-hour work week

Contact Information

Address

1521 N 6th St
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Phone

717-787-2521

More Details

Qualifications

Successful completion of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania OM and/VRT internship program; OR successful completion of an approved college or university  orientation and mobility or vision rehabilitation therapy program which includes study in such areas as the history of orientation and mobility, the psychological effects of blindness, identification of common eye disorders, sensory devices and travel techniques and a practicum; or possession of a valid certification issued by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP).

Job Description

Work involves participating in a highly structured and on-the-job training designed to provides services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired to work and maintain independent lives that include but not limited to Braille instruction, home management, in-home orientation, developing travel techniques and more.

For more information, contact: Hattie McCarter, PA OVR Recruitment Specialist, [email protected] or 717-787-2521