Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Cincinnati, Ohio,


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2045 Gilbert Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

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Job Summary:

Evaluates individual needs of clients for Vision Rehabilitation and provides consultation and instruction with follow up of progress and reports.


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.
  • Response 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 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.


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

If you require assistance in completing an online application, please reach out to our Human Resources Department.


Education and Experience:

  • 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 commitment to obtain certification.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.