The Primary purpose of the Blind Rehabilitation Specialist is to manage and provide direct blind and vision rehabilitation training services to visually impaired Veterans and service members. The Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialist (BROS) identifies, assesses, trains, manages and provides follow-up for Veterans using clinical resources of the North Texas Healthcare System. The Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialist (BROS) provides direct patient care and support services to an adult population of patients which is characterized by a very significant number of older patients as well as young OEF/OIF/OND Veterans who may have wound and trauma related vision loss. Within these broad categorizations, the employee must tailor patient care and support services to meet the needs of the individual patient. This includes the responsibility for assessment of each patient's needs and assuring the delivery of services that are responsive to the concerns of individual patients to the fullest extent possible. The Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Specialist is responsible for: Develops an individualized rehabilitation treatment plan for each Veteran with rehabilitation potential. Providing in-service educational classes for VA and non-VA agencies and personnel Prioritizes rehabilitation training activities for Veteran patients. Develops recommendations and specifications for all blind and vision rehabilitation contract services. In addition, monitors and supervises the quality and quantity of non-VA contract or fee-basis blind and vision rehabilitation services. Other duties as assigned Work Schedule: Full Time, Monday to Friday (7:30 am to 4:00 pm) or (8:00 am to 4:30 pm). Compressed Tour available. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.