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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

About the Position…

CABVI (Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired) is currently seeking a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist to join our team!  This is a full-time position that reports to the Rehabilitation Services Manager. 

The Vision Rehabilitation Therapist evaluates individual needs of clients of Low Vision and/or Vision Rehabilitation and provides consultation and instruction with follow up of progress and reports.

The principal responsibilities for this position include:

Evaluates individual needs of clients and provides instruction in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy.

  • Contact within 2 weeks of assignment.
  • Accurate projection of hours.
  • Accurate identification of client needs, skill level, and goals.
  • Client improvement in VRT skills as indicated by observation, client, customers, and follow-up form.
  • Collaborates with other professionals as needed to ensure comprehensive benefit to clients and identifies other needs and refers as appropriate.
  • Adequate preparation/planning for lessons, individual or group.
  • Responses to calls are handled promptly and accurately.

 Maintains information on client service, including evaluation, progress, and final reports.

  • Timeliness of reports (within one week after completion of evaluations and within two weeks after completion of instruction).
  • Timeliness of data for statistical and billing purposes.
  • Specific breakdown and explanation of recommendations in evaluation.
  • Written documentation accurately describes client skill level and progress and gives a clear, descriptive explanation of teaching content.
  • Completes client inventory and billing procedures.

Initiate and actively participate in professional activities to help meet program or agency needs.

  • Actively participate in program planning, program development and identification of unmet needs.
  • Fully prepared for talks/presentations/projects; projects meet goals and are completed within a timeframe.
  • Collaborate with other staff as needed.
  • Apply and share professional knowledge in a variety of ways.
  • Assist in implementation of the unit’s and department’s annual plan.

Provides consultation, information, and on-going service to maintain client independence.

  • Information is obtained to handle requests appropriately.
  • Information on equipment is provided.
  • Referrals to other services occur as indicated.
  • Initial response to request occurs within 2 days.
  • Consultations regarding diabetic management are scheduled in a timely manner.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Applicant Requirements…

  • Master’s degree in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy; dual certification in O&M a plus.
  • Previous training and experience working in vision rehabilitation therapy preferred.
  • ACVREP Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT), or certifiable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to travel throughout the service area in Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor a must!

About CABVI…

 CABVI is a private not-for-profit agency with a long and respected tradition of offering comprehensive services to people who are blind or visually impaired.  Located just minutes from downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, CABVI offers an excellent working environment and a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:  Health, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Group and Supplemental Life Insurance, Accident and Critical Illness, 401(k), paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal leave, and flexible scheduling.  For more information on CABVI, please visit our website at

About Cincinnati…

Cincinnati is the 24th largest urban metropolitan area in the United States, connecting the energy and amenities of a vibrant metro region with the access and opportunities of a tight-knit community. Easily accessible from Ohio, Indiana, and Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati is the headquarters for nine Fortune 500 companies. Cincinnati boasts a robust, diverse economy with competitive advantages in aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, brand design & creative services, chemistry, financial services, IT services and consumer goods.  Cincinnati is also the home to major sports teams including the Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds.  For patrons of the arts, Cincinnati’s unique and thriving arts community provides a wide array of stage performances, galleries, museums, festivals, parks and cultural events.


How to Apply…


For consideration, please complete an application, attach a cover letter and a resume.  You will find the application on our website,


 CABVI is an EEO M/F/Disabled/Veteran employer. CABVI is a Drug-Free Workplace.


Phone: 5139751349

Cert: CVRT

Salary Range

$60,000 to $65,000 per year