The ASL medical interpreter provides interpreting services for Deaf patients and hearing health care professionals in a variety of medical settings. The interpreter facilitates communication through use of sign language, spoken English, cultural mediation, and knowledge about visual accessibility.
In addition, ASL Medical Interpreter functions as a liaison between patients, clinicians, and departments to coordinate all aspects of the referral process and serves as a ASL medical interpreter for patients and staff. Serves as a trainer to educate staff working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing patients. Relays information accurately and completely in compliance with all hospital policies and procedures, particularly relating to patient confidentiality and informed consent, as well as the Code of Ethics for the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.
May manage auxiliary aids and services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing. Manage a spreadsheet that uses to track ASL requests.Job Qualifications:
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:
Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. New England Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.