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.
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At least one year of medical interpreting experience is required.
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.