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Therapy Assistant Job – Kirkland, WA


Our practice is looking for a rock star to join our team. You need to love people and want to make a huge difference for them. Our team works to revolutionize the way people see the world (literally and figuratively). If you want to be part of a team of people who works hard, have a growth mindset, and love people, we would love to meet you.  Our doctors specialize in helping patients regain function in their lives and work closely with our therapists to collaborate in making patients better. We treat both adults and children through 45-minute sessions once a week or twice a week.  The job entails helping patients who have vision-related learning problems, or patients who have vision problems after a stroke or brain injury.
Our practice is made up of a team of talented and caring people who love people and love helping our patients improve their lives with better vision.
The therapists coach patients through activities that teach patients how to better use their eyes and integrate their brain and eyes
The job is very similar to the work done by occupational therapy assistants.
We provide on-the-job training and opportunities for further education and certification.
We would love to share more about it with you if you are interested.

Responsibilities

Provide vision therapy services to patients in professional and friendly manner.
Work one-on-one with patients of all ages (majority are school-aged children).
Complete session record notes for each patient.
Work closely with the optometrists and other vision therapists to maintain high level of patient care.
Administer, grade and input scores from visual processing evaluations.
Communicate home activities changes and plans with patients and parents.
Maintain clean and professional vision therapy room and clinic.

Skills & Qualifications

Must be:

  • Mature, calm, organized
  • Must enjoy working with patients of all shapes and sizes: children, adults, special population patients including autism and brain injury
  • Quick-learner, must be able to learn vision therapy techniques and procedures
  • Great at time management and completing tasks on-time
  • Reliable and independent
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work well with the doctor and vision therapist team in collaborative environment
  • Able to think analytically
  • Detail oriented

Pay range $20-$30 DOE with potential hiring bonus. 

Type: Full Time (Hourly)