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Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you have a passion for working with people and improving their quality of life? Are you organized, dependable, and eager to learn? Bring your compassion and communication skills and join the Sight team in this Vision Therapist job at our West Hartford, CT location.  
 
As a Vision Therapist, you will teach patients how to gather visual information efficiently and process that information accurately so that they can learn, work, and perform at their full potential. You’ll become part of a close-knit team that shares your passion for providing care with a personal touch. Our leaders will value your personal life and support and encourage you each day.  

Build a career you love by applying for this Vision Therapist job today!  

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver therapeutic Neuro-Optometric treatment plans for patients in a variety of areas, including brain injury, sports advancement, computer-related stress syndrome, learning-related vision disorders, strabismus, and amblyopia. 
  • Develop individualized condition plans that target specific patient needs and goals through various exercises under the supervision of a behavioral optometrist. 
  • Teach patients and parents how to successfully perform treatment exercises and adjust them as needed to meet the patient’s level of success.
  • Make recommendations for changes in lifestyle and environment that could improve visual performance. 
  • Observe and document patient responses to therapy, identifying areas in the treatment plan that could benefit from adjustments. 
  • Conduct assessments of the function and processing of a patient’s visual system. 
  • Attend regular meetings with the team. 
  • Cross-train in other departments to understand the full operation and flow of the clinic. 
  • Engage in continuing education during and after on-the-job training. 
  • Contribute to the continued growth of the department. 
  • Maintain direct communication with patients regularly to check in and coordinate with any other caregivers/therapists and/or providers who are part of the patient’s treatment team.

Qualifications

  • AA or BA/BS desired 
  • Previous experience in vision therapy, occupational therapy, teaching, or other medical rehabilitation fields is not required, but would be valuable 
  • Must enjoy working with children; experience/knowledge with ADHD/Autism is helpful 
  • Must have compassion for those suffering from anxiety/depression 
  • Ability and eagerness to learn 
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented 
  • Strong communication skills 
  • A positive and engaging personality 

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Type: Full Time (Hourly)
Job ID: 124998