10/30/2023Return to view all job openings
- Evaluate functional capacity for activities in daily living and visual goals in patients referred by Low Vision optometrists.
-Train patients in use of Low Vision aids and devices, including accessibility functions and features of smart devices and computers.
-Teach patients adaptation to vision loss, including visual techniques such as Eccentric Viewing.
-Assess patients' physical, mental, and emotional capabilities to determine appropriate occupational therapy treatment plans
- Develop and implement individualized treatment programs to help patients improve their daily living skills and achieve their goals
- Provide therapeutic interventions such as exercises, activities, and adaptive equipment to promote independence and functional abilities
- Collaborate with referring doctors, Low Vision optometrists, and other healthcare professionals to coordinate patient care and ensure optimal outcomes
- Monitor and document patients' progress, adjust treatment plans as needed, and communicate with patients and their families about their therapy goals
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited program
- Valid state license or certification as an Occupational Therapist
-Certified Low Vision Therapist or Vision Rehabilitation Therapist preferred
- Strong knowledge of ocular anatomy, eye disease, and functional interpretation of visual field testing related to occupational therapy practice
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families, and healthcare team members
- Ability to provide patient-centered care while considering individual needs and cultural differences
- Knowledge of case management principles and practices for effective coordination of patient care
- Familiarity with occupational health guidelines and practices for promoting workplace safety and wellness
-Must be willing to travel to patient's homes to conduct evaluations and training.
We offer competitive compensation packages, including benefits such as medical insurance, retirement plans, paid time off, and professional development opportunities. Join our team of dedicated Low Vision providers to make a real impact on people struggling with vision loss and blindness.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $75,000.00 - $125,000.00 per year