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Amergis Braille Transcriber Urgently Hiring in Los Angeles, California

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$30.00 to $40.00 / Hour

M-F schedule

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates effective communication though verbal and written instruction

  • Transcribes written material accurately into literary Braille, tactile, and large print material

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

  • Relays technical needs for the blind and visually impaired to program instructor(s) and/or program administrator needed for the student to succeed

  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a learning environment essential to the Learning goals and curriculum outcomes designed byte program instructor

  • Assists in evaluating and specifying the direction of instruction to Amergis the student's learning potential

  • Accurately maintains and relays data on student progress as applicable

  • Follows behavioral management strategies and techniques identified by the program instructor

  • Assists in organizing and preparing instructional materials

  • Attends various trainings necessary to understand current evidenced-based guidelines and trending issues relating to the visually impaired 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 or Proofreader is preferred

  • Minimum six months of experience performing basic Braille transcription; OR satisfactory completion of a course in braille transcription from the National Federation of the Blind

  • Must be able use computer notation and other electronic equipment 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 tactile materials

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

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English 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 Amergis 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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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.