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Braille Transcriber - $30 to $35 hourly

Company: Amergis
Location: Whittier
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

$30.00 to $35.00 / Hour

Under the supervision of the program instructor(s) and/orthe program administrator, the Braille Transcriber will support theinstruction and all other activities by Brailling materials for tutoring blindand visually impaired students on an individual and/or group basis. The BrailleTranscriber will enable students to develop competencies and skillsto function in a successful and positive manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Demonstrates effective communication though verbal andwritten instruction

Transcribes written material accurately into literaryBraille, tactile, and large print material

Tutors students in correct Braille usage, providesone-to-one and group instruction to students

Relays technical needs for the blind and visually impairedto program instructor(s) and/or program administrator needed for the student tosucceed

Assists in establishing and maintaining a learningenvironment essential to the Learning goals and curriculum outcomes designed bythe program instructor

Assists in evaluating and specifying the direction ofinstruction to Amergisize the student's learning potential

Accurately maintains and relays data on student progress asapplicable

Follows behavioral management strategies and techniquesidentified by the program instructor

Assists in organizing and preparing instructional materials

Attends various trainings necessary to understand currentevidenced-based guidelines and trending issues relating to the visuallyimpaired as required by state or contract

Communicates effectively with students, staff, and parents

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

Certification as a Literary Braille Transcriber orProofreader is preferred

Minimum six months of experience performing basic Brailletranscription; OR satisfactory completion of a course in braille transcriptionfrom the National Federation of the Blind

Must be able use computer notation and other electronicequipment used by the blind and visually impaired

Must have knowledge and skill related to embossing tools,media, and understand the concepts to be presented when preparing tactilematerials

Must be flexible, cooperative, and be able to maintain HIPPA

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Amergis, Whittier , Braille Transcriber - $30 to $35 hourly, Other , Whittier, California

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