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Alphapointe

06/05/2024

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Essential Functions:

  • Create individualized treatment plans, including weekly home activities, for all patients under guidance of optometrist.
  • Chart preparation and documentation before and after each therapy session.
  • Handle fluctuating caseloads of 10-20 patients.
  • Coaching, mentoring and guiding other therapists
  • Continuing education (CEU’s) to keep all licenses current
  • Communicating with optometrist progress, needs and concerns about patient
  • Provide a warm and caring environment, while maintaining professionalism
  • Assist optometrist with testing during vision evaluations

Additional Functions:

  • This position will also at times require sharing in the tasks of patient intake and scheduling.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Certification as a COVT preferred, but not required
  • At least 2+ years of experience working as a vision therapist
  • Knowledge of basic vision testing and programs (ie. DEM, Groffman, King Devick, Right Eye, visual fields and Vision Builder)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Computer skills, including but not limited to Microsoft outlook, Teams, Excel, Microsoft Word, previous experience using practice management software
  • Experience in working with individuals with vision challenges.
  • Knowledge of the visual system and its anatomy, how it relates to the brain and common vision diagnosis (ie. Amblyopia, convergence issues, strabismus, etc…)
  • Basic knowledge of primitive reflexes

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment
  • Starting pay at $22.00/hour

E_mail: kstephenson@alphapointe.org

Phone: 816-237-2029

Cert: Any Certification

Apply at: 

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