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From working as a firefighter/paramedic, to various office settings, to a surgery center, to pediatrics, Cheryl has seen and done it all. She has taken her experiences and knowledge acquired from all of those previous positions and has applied them to her current one – office manager at The Center for Vision Development!
VISION THERAPY MANAGER/PATIENT CARE COORDINATOR
Twelve years ago, Kerry was a kindergarten teacher. This is when she would witness firsthand just how much vision problems can affect other people. Seeing her students struggle with their vision in the classroom was concerning, so she decided to do something about it. She decided to become a vision therapist, and now that she’s a member of The Center for Vision Development staff, she’s in a position to help people solve their vision problems!
One of the best parts about being in any healthcare field is being able to help other people. You always want to make sure that they’re in better condition when they leave you then they were in when they found you. Debbie can attest to this. As a vision therapist at The Center for Vision Development, she embraces every day as a new journey, a new opportunity to learn and a near opportunity to help people!
Being a vision therapist allows one to work with all types of people from various backgrounds and age ranges. As a vision therapist at The Center for Vision Development, Julia knows this all too well. She used to work with children, then realized she preferred one-on-one interaction with seniors. Now she gets to work on a one-on-one basis with both seniors and children, and help them with their vision issues!
Who would’ve thought that a simple job hunt would change the course of JoAnn’s life? That’s precisely what happened before she became a vision therapist. She was looking for a simple part-time job that would fit her schedule, and somewhere where could grow. She also wanted to be in a place where she felt like she was helping others improve their quality of life. Lo and behold, that special place would happen to be The Center for Vision Development!
In the summer of 2014, Rebecca was on the hunt for a part-time job and answered an advertisement for a position at The Center for Vision Development. At the time, she had never even heard of the position she was applying for – a vision therapist. Now, several years later, she is not only a vision therapist, she also makes a difference in helping people see better!
Cassidy hails from the Annapolis and Crofton areas. After being homeschooled for both middle and high school, she attended Anne Arundel Community College. Today she’s a vision therapist at The Center for Vision Development, where she is able to help people from all walks of life with their vision problems!
Juanita always had a vision that involved helping people improve their visual skills, and consequently improving their quality of life. So it’s ironically appropriate that her “vision” led to her becoming a vision therapist (still in training) at The Center for Vision Development!
Growing up in Maryland, Valerie was a regular girl with regular interests. Her biggest problem growing up was her vision; she simply couldn’t see clearly. As a youngster, she was always bumping into things and her vision was far from 20/20. Then one day, she was put on a strong prescription and lo and behold, she could see! Valerie relished the ability to see clearly for the first time and wanted to help others with vision problems experience the same thing. That is why today, she’s a technician at The Center for Vision Development!
Everyone has a particular field that interests them. For Ideliya, that field of interest is optometry. So when she came across an online job posting for a vision technician at The Center for Vision Development, she jumped at the opportunity. Now she gets the chance to work with a kind, friendly staff that’s easy to work with every day!
Sometimes you get job referrals from sources you’d least expect. Take Leslie, for example. She was informed of an open front desk receptionist position at a local vision clinic by a friend of hers at church. The next thing Leslie knew, she was a part of the The Center for Vision Development family!
Sometimes a person just needs to embark on a new career and embark on a new adventure. Mytease Brown definitely can relate. As a receptionist at The Center for Vision Development, she has found a place where she can put her administrative skills on display on a daily basis!