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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist - NH

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist is an integral part of the Adult Services Team at Future In Sight, working to make an impact on the people we serve through the practice of vision rehabilitation, including through the use of assistive technology. Future In Sight is a state-wide non-profit organization in NH serving persons who are blind/visually impaired from age 0 through the lifespan.  This position will work with the adult population meeting clients in their homes in communities across NH. Having experience teaching assistive technology skills, or the aptitude to do so, will be a plus.

Qualifications: 

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Therapy; ACVREP certified or certification eligible.  Proficiency and aptitude in the evaluation and instruction of assistive technology highly preferred.  Proficient in the evaluation and training of persons who are blind/visually impaired in the following areas: assistive technology, communication systems, personal management, home management, activities of daily living, leisure and recreation, medication management and possess a knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of blindness and vision loss.

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS and JOB DUTIES:

Primary responsibility will be working with seniors, and will also include working aged adults and students in transition

Determine, through evaluation, the needs of persons who are blind/visually impaired and provide training that addresses those needs

Ability to drive for extended periods of time as services are itinerant, covering the state of NH

Ensure timely input and reporting of service data in the client database

Participate in the development, implementation and completion of client programs within the department and agency

Collaborate with external partners in the provision of services to clients

Serve as a resource to clients, families and the community at large

Ability to work as a team player

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent people skills

Serve as key member of the Adult Services Team

Location
City: 
Concord
State: 
New Hampshire
Category: 
Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Category: 
Assistive Technology Specialist
Contact Information
Name: 
Nancy Druke
Organization: 
Future In Sight
Email: 
ndruke@futureinsight.org
Resumes should be sent to address specified in the job description.: 
No
Phone: 
(603) 224-4039
Created: 
Fri, 2019-06-21
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