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Occupational Therapist

Future In Sight

Future In Sight, established as the New Hampshire Association for the Blind in 1912, is the only statewide nonprofit that provides specialized services and support that meet the range of needs that individuals of all ages and stage of vision loss experience at home, at school, and in the community – including via online learning and telehealth channels – in New Hampshire and beyond. Located in Concord, NH, Future In Sight is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a $2.5M+ annual budget.


Monadnock, Upper Valley, and Great North Woods Region

Put your training and experience to work in our dynamic, growing nonprofit that provides rehabilitation and training across New Hampshire to thousands of adults who are blind or visually impaired. Work one-on-one with adults and seniors in their homes to determine how sight loss has affected their daily life, provide suggestions and instruction on how to modify activities to limit or remove limitations so that their safety and independence is optimized.

Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited College or University
  • Licensed or OTR/L license-eligible to practice in NH
  • Low vision rehabilitation experience preferred but not required; we will provide low vision rehabilitation training, if needed

General Expectations:

  • Be informed and passionate about the programs & services of Future in Sight
  • Perform all duties in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills
  • Maintain positive relationships and demonstrate tact and sensitivity in dealing with clients, consumers, board members, volunteers, and vendors
  • Uphold the mission of Future In Sight and its values as set forth in the agency’s Mission and Vision statements

Schedule:

Full or part time hours available. Schedule is very flexible. Travel within the Monadnock, Upper Valley or Great North Woods section of the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Adult Services, the primary responsibilities are:

  • Evaluate client needs, develop goals, in conjunction with the client, and design treatment plan
  • Teach individual skills and techniques required for participation in activities
  • Recommend special equipment for individuals and recommend adaptation of individuals living environment
  • Provides individual training with optical devices
  • Monitor clients progress throughout treatment, prepare reports and communicates with the referring physician or agency; maintains records and reports as appropriate
  • Selects constructive activities suited to individuals physical capacity, intelligence level and interest to upgrade individuals to maximum independence, assist in restoration of functions and aid in adjustment to disability
  • Independently manage schedule and client caseload
How to Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to humanresources@futureinsight.org.

Job Location:

Monadnock, Upper Valley, and Great North Woods Region

Date Added: September 28, 2020

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