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Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)

  • ... Concord, New Hampshire, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 33 per hour
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)   

JOB TITLE:

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Concord New Hampshire United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Future In Sight offers a generous benefits package including four weeks of vacation plus additional personal and sick days, comprehensive health benefits with up to 90% of the medical premium covered by Future In Sight, and a 403(b) program with 5% company match.
Future In Sight genuinely cares about its employees and offers a supportive and transparent culture.

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law


HOW TO APPLY:

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


Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)

CERTIFIED ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SPECIALIST (COMS): Full Time / Part Time, Contract

SUMMARY:

Future In Sight is looking for a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS) to be part of our vision rehabilitation team, working one-on-one with individuals who are blind and visually impaired.
The COMS will provide Orientation & Mobility (O&M) services, primarily to adults, in varied environments including homes, schools, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and rural and urban communities throughout New Hampshire.

The ideal candidate will have sufficient experience, confidence, and skills to provide assessments and execute an individualized O&M service plan with minimum supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage in a comprehensive approach of assessment and instruction which meets the diverse needs and abilities of each client and empowers them to achieve their immediate and lifelong goals.
  • Teach independent travel, orientation, and related skills for safe mobility in the home, community, educational and vocational environments including, as appropriate, the use of low vision devices, adaptive equipment and other techniques.
  • Apply guided exploration and a problem-solving approach that is customized to the goals and skills of each client.
  • Teach methods and strategies including the use of non-visual techniques (auditory and tactual) and visual techniques including the optimization of reliable remaining vision with the goal of developing independence and self-confidence when traveling.
  • Cooperates and consults with other vision rehabilitation professionals, family members, other parties, and agencies as appropriate, to implement and facilitate the service plan.
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits accurate and timely records and reports as they relate to the provision of O&M services and planning.
  • Provides consultations, public education and in-service training as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Orientation & Mobility from an Accredited College or University.
  • ACVREP Certified
  • Community based Orientation & Mobility experience preferred but not required

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, flexible schedule.
Travel within the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH with remote working arrangements available.

Salary: $28.
00 – $33.
00 per hour

WE OFFER:

  • The salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • We offer a generous benefits package for full time employees, pro-rated for part time, including health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, paid professional development, a matched retirement plan, mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.
  • Committed to building and retaining an excellent team of vision professionals.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

33 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707479134-72bd6f5c911c593e353ad88910d2a8ec

LOCATION:

New Hampshire United States

CITY:

Concord

Job Origin:

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Future In Sight offers a generous benefits package including four weeks of vacation plus additional personal and sick days, comprehensive health benefits with up to 90% of the medical premium covered by Future In Sight, and a 403(b) program with 5% company match. Future In Sight genuinely cares about its employees and offers a supportive and transparent culture.

Future In Sight is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and does not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or any other classification protected by state, federal or local law


HOW TO APPLY:

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


Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS)

CERTIFIED ORIENTATION & MOBILITY SPECIALIST (COMS): Full Time / Part Time, Contract

SUMMARY:

Future In Sight is looking for a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS) to be part of our vision rehabilitation team, working one-on-one with individuals who are blind and visually impaired. The COMS will provide Orientation & Mobility (O&M) services, primarily to adults, in varied environments including homes, schools, rehabilitation centers, assisted living facilities, and rural and urban communities throughout New Hampshire.

The ideal candidate will have sufficient experience, confidence, and skills to provide assessments and execute an individualized O&M service plan with minimum supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Engage in a comprehensive approach of assessment and instruction which meets the diverse needs and abilities of each client and empowers them to achieve their immediate and lifelong goals.
  • Teach independent travel, orientation, and related skills for safe mobility in the home, community, educational and vocational environments including, as appropriate, the use of low vision devices, adaptive equipment and other techniques.
  • Apply guided exploration and a problem-solving approach that is customized to the goals and skills of each client.
  • Teach methods and strategies including the use of non-visual techniques (auditory and tactual) and visual techniques including the optimization of reliable remaining vision with the goal of developing independence and self-confidence when traveling.
  • Cooperates and consults with other vision rehabilitation professionals, family members, other parties, and agencies as appropriate, to implement and facilitate the service plan.
  • Prepares, maintains, and submits accurate and timely records and reports as they relate to the provision of O&M services and planning.
  • Provides consultations, public education and in-service training as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in Orientation & Mobility from an Accredited College or University.
  • ACVREP Certified
  • Community based Orientation & Mobility experience preferred but not required

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, flexible schedule. Travel within the state required as services are provided in the homes of clients; office located at 25 Walker Street, Concord, NH with remote working arrangements available.

Salary: $28.00 – $33.00 per hour

WE OFFER:

  • The salary range is competitive and commensurate with experience.
  • We offer a generous benefits package for full time employees, pro-rated for part time, including health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, paid professional development, a matched retirement plan, mileage reimbursement, a flexible spending account and more.
  • Committed to building and retaining an excellent team of vision professionals.

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