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Alphapointe

05/17/2018

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Essential Functions

  • Ensure LVS are marketed effectively to all community constituents.
  • Receives referrals from ophthalmologists, optometrists, primary care physicians, and other sources for low vision rehabilitation.       
  • Evaluates the client’s functional vision and activities of daily living skills.
  • Develops plan of care with client.
  • Provides training in adaptive techniques and equipment to increase client’s independence.
  • Completes all necessary documentation to meet Medicare, NAC, and ISO requirements including evaluation reports, plan of care, progress reports, discharge reports, and daily OT notes.
  • Speaks at presentations concerning major causes of vision impairment in senior adults and Alphapointe services        
  • Assists with monthly report to the Director of Rehabilitation and Education that includes numbers served and anticipated revenue.
  • Collaborates with other community agencies and makes referrals as needed.
  • Manages provider participation with various insurance companies.                         
  • Assists in program design and preparation of agency literature concerning
  • senior adult services.                                      

                  Additional Functions

  • Maintain licensure in both KS & MO
  • Supervises OTR and OTA students as needed         
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required in Occupational Therapy, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Required 3 years of responsible direct client contact in Occupational Therapy.
  • OTR supervisory experience preferred.
  • AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision strongly preferred.
  • Preferred experience includes working with senior adults and/or visually impaired clients

 

Working Conditions:

  • Considerable local travel. Out-of-state travel for training purposes may occur.

E_mail: kstephenson@alphapointe.org

Phone: 816-237-2029

Cert: Any Certification

Applications can be submitted on our website by visiting www.alphapointe.org/employment.