Vision Screener (Bilingual Spanish/English Preferred) - This is a Contract position - $18 an hour
No Prior Vision Screening Experience Necessary – On the job training will be provided
Mileage reimbursement is provided round trip from employee home to the event site.
The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by providing services, education, advocacy, and innovation. Timely vision screening is an important step toward early detection of any possible vision problems in children and adults. POB is currently seeking Vision Screeners to join our team part-time. Screenings for adults and children may take place in childcare centers, schools, health fairs, places of worship, community centers, and corporate screenings. We are seeking individuals that are caring, effective, reliable, and dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight by conducting vision screenings in various locations and communities in Washington, DC, Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties, and northern Virginia.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Executes vision screening procedures according to training protocols
- Sets up screening area with signage, equipment, and flyers.
- Administers the screening test by operating designated equipment
- Explains screening results in a professional and caring manner
- Completes post-screening assessments and aids in follow-up procedures for referred clients
- Provides necessary communication for equipment repairs
- Communicates and distributes healthy vision information
- Maintains responsibility for vision screening equipment and screening forms
- Available for vision screening screenings on weekdays and occasional evenings and weekends
- Maintains mileage traveled and hours worked
- Maintains professional and positive demeanor at screening events
- Performs other duties as assigned
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Screenings occur in DC, MD, and VA; individuals must be able to travel locally with screening equipment and supplies to the screening site. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Completes necessary training sessions to learn POB vision screening procedures
- Ability to utilize effective customer service skills in representing the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington
- Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Able to travel in a personal vehicle throughout the Washington Metropolitan area with equipment and forms.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
· High School graduate with at least one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills and friendly attitude
Experience with children or seniors a plus
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of our employees and clients, POB MANDATES the COVID 19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Medical and religious waiver requests are available and require approval.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $18.00 per hour