Braille Transcriber

Alhambra, California

Category: Schools

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 794517

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 48 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

Alhambra, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Schools

Contract Duration: 48 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $55 / Hour

Job ID: 794517

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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Amergis Healthcare is looking for a Braillist, or Braille Instructional Aide, to work in public schools in the Whittier area in Los Angeles, CA. The purpose of this position is to assist teachers and other certificated staff with instructional and non-instructional activities for visually impaired students. 
Position Details
  • Schedule: full time, up to 40 hours per week | this summer and next school
  • Pay: Weekly Pay, $30-$40
  • Setting: High School
  • Comprehensive Benefits (Health/Dental/Vision)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operate a braillewriter and a computer using braille transcription software, electronic braille embossers, scanners, and related equipment.
  • Transcribe complex educational materials into braille, including literature, math, science, and foreign language content.
  • Create braille versions of books, class agendas, worksheets, and tests
  • Collaborate with teachers of the visually impaired (TVI) to transcribe and reproduce instructional materials in braille, large print, and audio formats. Work closely with teachers, students, and parents to address individualized needs and provide accessible materials.
  • Maintain accurate records of transcribed materials.
  • Review and proofread transcribed braille materials to ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to formatting guidelines set forth by the Braille Authority of North America (BANA).

Qualifications

  • Non-negotiable: Certificate from the Library of Congress in Literary Braille.
  • Bonus: Certificates in Nemeth Mathematics Braille and/or Music Braille.
  • Prior experience working in a school setting or working with school materials.
  • Broad familiarity with transcribing software such as BrailleBlaster, Duxbury, Braille 2000, GoodFeel, BrailleRAP.
  • Dependable and professional work ethic.
  • Strong communication skills.
About Us

Since 1988, Amergis has connected the nation’s top talent to a variety of healthcare partners. We specialize in creating meaningful career opportunities for healthcare professionals, including nurses, allied health professionals, locum tenens, travel nurses, and medical coders. With over 30 years of experience and 65 plus offices across the country, we have the expertise and resources to find the perfect staffing and recruitment solutions for your needs.

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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