Blind Aide Job Description Sample
Blind Rehab Spec (Manual Skills)
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to
THIS IS A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION
The Puget Sound VA Medical Center Blind Rehabilitation Center (BRC) located at American Lake, Tacoma, WA provides rehabilitation services for veterans with vision loss. The Blind Rehabilitation Centers treatment areas include: Visual Skills; Orientation and Mobility; Activities of Daily Living; Communications Skills; Manual Skills; and Computer Access.
The Blind Rehabilitation Specialist will be responsible to perform duties that include but are not limited to:
-- Serving as a member of Blind Rehabilitation team, assessing needs, capabilities and limitations, goal setting and prescribing a treatment plan;
Developing treatment plans in conjunction with interdisciplinary team to improve the quality of life for blind and visually impaired veterans;
Developing rapport with assigned veterans;
Interpreting and adapting traditional strategies in order to meet patient needs;
Assessing blind and low vision Veterans to determine functional abilities, personal needs, interests, and goals;
Developing an individualized treatment plan, which includes activities designed to challenge the participant to use problem-solving skills and to introduce adapted tools, equipment, techniques and safety procedures for those who are visually impaired;
Employing interventions and motivational techniques; coordinating treatment with other professionals to achieve outcomes of the rehabilitation plan;
Instructing Veterans using modalities such as leather work, copper tooling, gardening, woodworking, home mechanics to increase independence and confidence in achieving personal goals;
Ensuring that documentation of assessments, rehabilitation training process, consults, referrals, and recommendations is properly entered into patient charts;
Other duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: 7:30am
Financial Disclosure Report: Nor Required
Who May Apply
This job is open to
United States Citizens
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
You may be required to serve a probationary period
Subject to a background/security investigation
Must be proficient in written and spoken English
Light Lifting (up to 15lbs); Walking; Standing; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously.
Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Education: The individual must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in blind or vision rehabilitation, related program in rehabilitation, special education, family and consumer science education, technology and industrial arts education, or health care; or, A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university (without a major field of study as outlined in (1)(a) above) that included or was supplemented by at least one of the following:
At least 30 semester hours of directly related, upper level undergraduate courses (e.g., at least 200-course level or higher, or as identified by the college or university).
One full year of directly related graduate level coursework (typically at least 15-18 semester hours).
A certificate in the core curriculum in orientation and mobility, vision rehabilitation therapy or low vision therapy from an accredited college or university and a directly related practicum/internship in the occupation, either included in the degree or post-degree.
Certification: Required at GS-11 and above.
Applicants must possess at least one active, current, full and unrestricted certification to be eligible for appointment. Certification must be granted by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP), or another equivalent, related professional credential in special education, rehabilitation or health care. If all certifications are impaired, the individual is ineligible for appointment in VA. NOTE: The ACVREP administers three certification programs: Low Vision Therapy, Orientation and Mobility, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy. Once certification candidates are approved, they receive an official letter of acceptance, a certificate, and a logo pin. They may then use the designation for the certification they hold.
BRSs who provide the following service must obtain certification granted by ACVREP as follows:
Orientation and mobility training
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS ).
Communication and daily living therapy (formerly Rehabilitation Teaching)
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (CVRT ).
Low vision therapy
Certified Low Vision Therapists (CLVT ).
Creditable Experience: To be creditable, the experience must demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics associated with current blind and vision rehabilitation practice as outlined in the current scope and standards of practice for blind and vision rehabilitation. One or more of the following may have evidenced this:
The equivalent of 1 year of active practice. Active practice means paid/non-paid employment (VA or Non-VA) as a BRS or BROS.
Academic course work leading to an advanced degree in blind or vision rehabilitation or related therapeutic intervention program.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Grade Determinations:
Certification: No certification is required at this level.
Education and Experience: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, completion of one year of experience equivalent to the next lower grade level or completion of at least two full years of progressive graduate education or a master's degree in a field directly related to the position. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
1.Knowledge of policies and procedures of the blind/vision rehabilitation service.
2.Knowledge of administration and interpretation of assessments and evaluations in blind/vision rehabilitation.
3.Ability to develop a basic written blind/vision rehabilitation plan from assessment results and develop more complex plans with consultation from supervisor.
4.Skill in instructing patients and families in a meaningful rehabilitation program and applying blind/vision rehabilitation therapeutic techniques.
5.Ability to recommend appropriate blind/vision prosthetic devices for patients within the scope of practice.
6.Ability to serve as team coordinator for assigned patients during their rehabilitation programs.
GS-11 (Full performance level for BRSs who are not VIST Coordinators)
Certification: Required at this level and above.
Staff BRS: Candidates must meet the certification requirements in paragraph 2c(1) above. BRS (GS-11) must have one certification from ACVREP or a related, equivalent, professional certification.
Education and Experience: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, completion of 1 year of progressively complex experience equivalent to the next lower grade; or 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Doctoral Degree; or Doctoral Degree in Blind Rehabilitation or a directly related field. In addition to meeting the KSAs described at the GS-9 level, the candidate must fully demonstrate the following professional KSAs:
1.Knowledge and understanding of highly specialized complex evaluations and diagnostic tests and procedures of blind/vision rehabilitation.
2.Ability to properly assess a wide variety of patients having diverse and multiple disabilities to make recommendations for blind/vision rehabilitation therapeutic interventions.
3.Ability to write a blind/vision rehabilitation plan that includes evaluation information from multiple disciplines with observable, measurable goals and that identifies specific outcomes.
4.Knowledge of teaching methods and learning principles.
5.Ability to employ interventions, unusual motivational techniques and coordinate treatment with other professionals to achieve outcomes of the rehabilitation plan.
6.Ability to recommend appropriate blind/vision rehabilitation prosthetic devices for patients within scope of practice, making adaptations and modifications as required.7. Ability to plan, direct, and distribute work assignments to volunteers, assistants and, interns and/or BRSs at lower grade levels and perform assigned mentoring duties for staff, students, and interns.
References: : VA HANDBOOK 5005/48 PART II APPENDIX G41, dated July 22, 2011.
The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-9 to GS-11.
IMPORTANT: A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: . If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: .
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the grade and salary at which the candidate will be placed. For internal selectees eligible for promotion, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: .
The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire.
You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 "Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
Teacher Of The Blind & Visually Impaired
- Provides individual and small group instruction designed to meet the individual needs of pupils.
- Develops and uses instructional materials suitable for instruction of pupils with a wide range of mental, physical and emotional maturities.
- Assists regular education teachers in planning and coordinating appropriate activities for the visually-impaired students.
- Communicates regularly with parents by means of written communication and individual parent conferences.
- Selects and requisitions books, instructional aids and instructional supplies.
3 days per week - to be determined
At Ulster BOCES, our mission is to provide high quality shared educational, administrative, and technical services that will enable component school districts to develop the capacity of their students and adults to achieve higher standards of performance. With an emphasis on economic efficiencies, Ulster BOCES is committed to offering educational programs that enable all students to prepare for employment and/or post-secondary education.
The Ulster County Board of Cooperative Education Services is an educational agency serving eight component school districts. They are: Ellenville Central School District • Highland Central School District • Kingston City Schools Consolidated • New Paltz Central School District • Onteora Central School District • Rondout Valley Central School District • Saugerties Central School District • Wallkill Central School District
Generous health insurance, dental and vision benefits. Paid time off. New York state retirement system membership and 403(b) tax-sheltered annuities plan. Flexible spending plan, disability benefits, employee assistance program and tuition reimbursement.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Sole Supervisory District of Ulster County (the “District”), complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. The District operates all educational programs and activities in compliance with federal laws which prohibit discrimination based on age, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin or race. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. Section 1681, et seq.), among other bases, prohibits public school districts from discrimination against students on the basis of sex. The prohibition against sex discrimination covers sexual harassment, including sexual violence. All inquiries or complaints concerning any form of discrimination may be referred to the District's Compliance Officer, Dr. Laurie Cassel, 175 Route 32 North, New Paltz, New York, 12561 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org ~ (845) 255-3020 or to the Office of Civil Rights of the United States Department of Education.
Blind Header Operator
Blind Header Operator Company: Allfast Fastening Systems Primary Location: 15200 Don Julian Rd, City of Industry, CA 91745 USA Employment Type: Hourly | Full-time Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- About Allfast Fastening Systems* Allfast Fastening Systems, a TriMas Corporation company, is the world’s leading manufacturer of solid & blind rivets, blind bolts & installation tooling for the aerospace industry. Allfast is proud to be certified to ISO9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 Revision C.
Our continued commitment to SPC and Lean Manufacturing has earned us the Boeing President’s Award for Supplier of the Year, Boeing Q100 Club for the 100 best suppliers in the world, Lockheed’s Star Supplier Award, Embraer Supplier of the Year Award, Strategic Airbus Partner and the Bombardier Certified Supplier Award, among many others. The implementation of min/max inventory programs has reduced inventories at all major OEMs. Allfast is the only company in the world that manufactures solid and blind rivets and automated installation tools in one facility. Allfast strives for 100% customer satisfaction, 100% quality products on time – all the time - at competitive pricing.
Deaf Blind Multiple Disabilities: Case Manager
Disability Services of the Southwest is seeking a “Deaf Blind Multiple Disabilities—Case Manager” to help support our growing Ft. Worth, TX branch office.
We work hard to make sure our clients are receiving the highest quality of care and we strive to be the bridge that empowers their independence!
Our employees are the key to accomplishing this mission! When you join DSSW, you join a team of compassionate and dedicated staff who know that they are making a difference in the lives of the clients we serve.
Founded in 1993, Disability Services of the Southwest (DSSW) is one of the largest providers of support services to people with disabilities and the elderly in the State of Texas.
Our services include personal attendant services, nursing and therapies, as well as assistance in home modification, adaptive aids, job coaching and supported employment.
- Will be responsible the day-to-day activities of the assigned program and review services.
- Monitor the services provided for assigned client case load.
- Assure that all program and licensure standards are met according the DBMD guidelines.
- Maintain positive relationships and open communication with clients, client families, case managers, vendors and other concerned parties.
- Attend and participate in all agency manager training sessions and other training approved by the company and attend ARD meetings.
- Must be able to work independently and manage time effectively.
- Licensure as a Social Worker highly preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree with at least 2 years' experience in community programs providing services to people with disabilities preferred.
- High School diploma and 6 years’ experience providing services to people with disabilities.
- Knowledge of home care rules and regulations is preferred.
- Must have the ability to communicate effectively with program participants; skills in “American Sign Language” highly preferred.
- Must have reliable transportation, valid Texas driver’s license, and auto liability insurance.
- Must be proficient in MS Office Suite and other basic computer skills.
Please apply by visiting http://www.dsswtx.org to submit your application and upload your résumé, or email your résumé and cover letter to email@example.com
DSSW is licensed by the state to provide a wide range of services to persons with disabilities including Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS), Consumer Directed Services (CDS), Deaf-Blind with Multiple Disabilties (DBMD), as well as private pay care for the elderly and people with disabilities.
DSSW's programs are designed to assist persons with disabilities in achieving the greatest degree of independence possible within their community. The evaluation process by a nurse and the interview process by a program director and your independent case manager assure that an individual's needs are identified so that they can be met by the services available in each program.
All programs are driven by consumer choice and a people first philosophy.
Blind Stitch/ Pleating Machines/ Folders
BLIND STITCH/ PLEATING MACHINES/ FOLDERS
2nd Shift 3:00 pm- 11:30 pm
Experience with Single Needle
Working with on the following;
Window Blind Installer
We are seeking a reliable skilled PART TIME project manager who has managerial and leadership skills.
The Superintendent I assists the project Superintendent in coordinating trade contractors, maintaining high safety standards, and assisting with the quality control process.
Professional appearance, clear English communication skills, pleasant demeanor are a must.
Familiarity with variety of hand tools and power tools (i.e. Measuring Tape, Cordless Drill, etc.)
Must have experience in the multifamily or apartment construction industry.
Must be able to work independently.
- Variable working environment.
- Exposure to the environments of the construction site
- Lifting of boxs up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to climb stairs
- Ability to create a daily report of what completed for the day
- Ability to keep in contact with the construction superintendent and project manger and keep install in line with their schedule
- Experience in managing, training and developing people
- Monitor actual work to maintain compliance for the work plan
- Maintain daily reports and documentation
- Enforce safety and quality control policies
- Attend and participates in project meetings
- Establish credibility among Owners, trade contractors, unions etc. by maintaining a fair and trustworthy environment
- Ability to use hand tools
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Strong technical and communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills
Previous experience a plus but will train
*Must Have Your Own Tools
* own pickup truck up truck a plus
Job Type: Part-time
Required experience; BASIC CONSTRUCTION KNOWLEDGE
Business is growing and we are looking for sub contractors to install custom window treatments.
We cover Chicago and surrounding suburbs
Lots of work and great pay
Requirements necessary are,
Reliable transportation to carry materials van, SUV, pickup with cap
General liability insurance
Good mechanical skills
Good communication skills
Ability to pass a background check
Must be able to work independantly
$40,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year
Blind (General) Application
If you do not see the exact position that you are interesed in, you may submitt a blind application here. Job Location #: D00 ID: 2013-1038 # of Openings: 99 External Company Name:
Huitt-Zollars, Inc. External Company URL: http://www.huitt-zollars.com/
Prevention Of Blind Specialist
Please read carefully and FOLLOW directions. P/T Prevention of Blind Specialist in Norristown, PA - HS Diploma - Valid PA driver's license & ability to be insured to drive agency vehicles. Ability to pass Act 33 & 34 clearances & certifications upon hire. Travel is REQUIRED. Must have knowledge of Montgomery County. Experience working with school age children, adults & senior citizens preferred. EOE. Apply online at www.keystoneblind.org.Candidates will not be considered without an application.
Job Description: Position Description Start a new career with Installed Building Solutions, a part of the Installed Building Products (IBP) Family of Companies.
We are one of the largest insulation installers serving the U.S. residential new construction market with 135 locations serving the 48 continental United States. IBP has successfully grown through acquisitions and we continue to do so. Although installing insulation is our niche we are also a leader in installing garage doors, rain gutters, closet shelving, shower doors, mirrors, fireplaces, and bath and door hardware.
Become a part of a growing company with the opportunities to learn new skills and build a career with Installed Building Solutions IBP offers our employees a career with the following benefits: Medical Benefits Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 401k with company match Paid Vacation Paid Holidays Competitive Pay On the Job Training Paid Certification (if applicable) Opportunity for Growth and Advancement Blind Installer - is responsible for installing in home blinds, including aluminum, wood, and shades. Responsibilities Measures windows and installs blinds for residential customers Responsible for loading and logging materials onto truck and makes notation of returned materials per each job order Provides good customer service skills and address any questions per the customer Erects ladders to height needed to install blinds as needed in the home Observe job site safety rules and know the location of the MSDS packets in your vehicle Responsible to comply with OSHA guidelines and Company Safety policies and procedures Maintain tools and truck housekeeping, and maintenance Responsible for completing time card daily and ensuring it is submitted on time May be required to drive a company vehicle and follow all driving safety rules and DOT requirements at all times Responsible for completing paperwork per each job and returning to production coordinator daily Other duties as assigned Job Requirements High School diploma or GED preferred Excellent verbal and written communication skills 0-5 years' experience in construction industry, completing remodels or finish work with in a home Proficient in using hand tools and power tools, including tape measure, laser level, and drill Able to climb up and down a ladder Excellent attention to detail Able to perform basic math skills and read a tape measure Excellent customer service skills Professional appearance and demeanor Able to work independently and or with a crew Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Must have a valid driver's license to drive a company vehicle Position requires a Drug Test and Motor Vehicle Report to be completed, contingent upon employment.
Physical Demands Must be able to read job instructions and record materials to work order. Installer must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to climb ladders.
Must be able to bend, twist and turn body at shoulders, waist and knees to handle and install blinds. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time. Work Environment Works within a residential home or new construction environment; able to adapt to weather conditions. SDL2017
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