Vision Therapist JobPeoria, IL

Why You’ll Love This Job

Do you have a passion for working with people and improving patient’s quality of life? Bring your communication skills and join the Vision Care Center team today in this Vision Therapist job in our Peoria, IL 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. This person must be organized, dependable, eager to learn, and compassionate.

Looking for an energetic, compassionate, people-person who is interested in a fulfilling career working with individuals with functional vision problems. Primarily working with school-age children, however, older kids and adults are also patients. This individual will work one-on-one performing therapeutic activities, exercises, and procedures to enhance visual skills. Looking for a person with a desire and passion to work hard and change lives. A vision therapist works under the direction and guidance of a Doctor of Optometry.

A bachelor’s degree is expected. 3-5 years experience working with and caring for the public in classroom, healthcare, or other therapy settings is highly recommended. Specific skills and training will all be provided and taught by a Doctor of Optometry. Continuing education, seminars, and ongoing training sessions will be provided by employer.

When you join Vision Care Center, you become part of a close-knit team that shares your passion for providing care with a personal touch. Here, you will work alongside leaders who value your personal life and will support and encourage you each day. Bring your passion for providing exceptional patient care and you will build a career you love in this Vision Therapist job located in our Peoria, IL location.

Join the Vision Care Center team and apply for our Vision Therapist job today!

While it can be dependent on patient volume, the role expects to be a part-time position (approx. 25-30 hours per week) with the potential to increase to full time.


  • Carrying out the therapy program for given patients.
  • Providing appropriate documentation for the doctor to monitor progress.
  • Maintaining a clean and organized environment for therapy to take place.
  • Communicating with patients and their families both in-person and by email/phone.
  • Lead outreach by contacting groups, organizations, and professionals to generate referrals for optometric vision therapy.
  • Creating invoices for patient payment.
  • Assist other members of the team when needed and available.
  • All other duties assigned by management.

Skills & 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.
  • The ability and eagerness to learn.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A positive and engaging personality.

Type: Part Time (Hourly)

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