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Lighthouse of Southwest Florida, Inc.

01/28/2019

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  • Administer tests and interpret test results to develop rehabilitation plans for clients.
  • Train clients to read or write Braille.
  • Provide consultation, support, or education to groups such as parents and teachers.
  • Refer clients to services, such as eye care, health care, rehabilitation, and counseling, to enhance visual and life functioning or when condition exceeds scope of practice.
  • Participate in professional development activities such as reading literature, continuing education, attending conferences, and collaborating with colleagues to maintain working knowledge of trends in Vision Rehabilitation.
  • Design instructional programs to improve communication using devices such as slates and styluses, braillers, keyboards, adaptive handwriting devices, talking book machines, digital books, and optical character readers (OCRs).
  • Collaborate with specialists, such as rehabilitation counselors, speech pathologists, and occupational therapists, to provide client solutions.
  • Train clients to use adaptive equipment such as large print, reading stands, lamps, writing implements, software, and electronic devices.
  • Monitor clients' progress to determine whether changes in rehabilitation plans are needed.
  • Write reports or complete forms to document assessments, training, progress, or follow-up outcomes.
  • Develop rehabilitation or instructional plans collaboratively with clients, based on results of assessments, needs, and goals.
  • Assess clients' functioning in areas such as vision, orientation and mobility skills, social and emotional issues, cognition, physical abilities, and personal goals.
  • Identify visual impairments related to basic life skills in areas such as self-care, literacy, communication, health management, home management, and meal preparation.
  • Develop group and individual instructional objectives in the areas of personal management, home management, communications, sensory development and leisure activities.
  • Teach independent living skills or techniques such as adaptive eating, medication management, diabetes management, and personal management.
  • Create lesson plans, schedule classes and update curriculum.
  • Obtain, inventory, store, maintain and distribute instructional materials, aids and appliances used in teaching. 
  • Provide outreach and itinerant services.
  • Work with all other instructors/program staff to ensure continuity of services.
  • Complete all necessary notes, reports, paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Comply with NAC standards in regard to Rehabilitation instruction.
  • Other duties as assigned.

E_mail: lhiggins@lighthouseswfl.org

Phone: 239-997-7797

Cert: CVRT

BENEFITS:

  • Work schedule:  7:30 AM – 5:30 PM   Mon – Thurs. Occasional weekends.
  • Health insurance and 401(k)
  • Paid vacation, sick and holidays
  • Continuing education opportunities

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.