Position: Vision Therapist
Employment Type: Part-Time
Industry: Education, Healthcare
Reports to: Doctor and Vision Therapy Manager
Hours: Monday – Friday 2:30pm until 7:30 pm, extended hours available during training.
A rewarding position for an individual that loves to work with people, especially children, in order to improve their quality of life. A vision therapist teaches patients how to coordinate their eyes to see single and in depth, to process the information coming from their eyes, and how to integrate that information with their other senses and their motor movement. This person must be organized, dependable, eager to learn and compassionate. The applicant does not need to have any experience in the area; all vision therapists received paid training their first few months of employment.
? Working with up to five patients per day
? Carrying out the therapy programmed for given patients
? Providing appropriate documentation for the doctor to monitor progress
? Collecting payment, billing insurance appropriately
? Coordinating appointment scheduling.
? Answering phone calls
? Maintaining a clean and organized environment for therapy to take place.
? AA or BA/BS desired
? Previous experience in vision therapy, occupational therapy or other medical rehabilitation fields is not required but would be valuable
? Any history of school teaching, especially special education, would be beneficial
? Must enjoy working with children, experience/knowledge with ADD or autism spectrum is helpful
? The ability and eagerness to learn
? Self-motivated and detail-oriented
? Strong communication skills
? A positive and engaging personality