Braille Transcriber - $30 to $35 hourly

Whittier, California

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 790001

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/31/2024

Whittier, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Job ID: 790001

Posted Date: 5/31/2024

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$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

Benefits
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.

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