Job Description

Location: Carney Hospital
Posted Date: 9/1/2020
INTERNAL POSTING 9/1/20 - 9/8/20

POSITION SUMMARY:

Interprets ASL communication between patients and staff. The ASL interpreter provides interpreting services for patients who are deaf and hearing health professionals in a variety for medical settings. The ASL Interpreter facilitates communication through use of sign language, ensuring that the meaning is conveyed accurately, not editing, summarizing, adding or omitting meaning and remaining impartial.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management of Time and Resources:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.
  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.
  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
  • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.
  • Produces quality results.
  • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.
  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

At least one year of medical interpreting experience is required.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Bachelor's degree preferred. Certification by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf. The Interpreter must show evidence of current professional credentials form the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf, National association of the Deaf, American Consortium of Certified Interpreters. American Consortium of Certified Interpreters or other sanctioned testing system.

Application Instructions

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