Mount Sinai Careers

American Sign Language Interpreter Part-Time

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Language Assistance Services, provides Sign Language interpretations on-site between patients and health care providers and other staff, including consent forms.  Additionally provides support to the department as needed.  Interpreter is alert to problematic situations (e.g. breakdowns in communication, lack of information) and suggests appropriate solutions before problems arise whenever possible.  Is responsible for delivering the highest quality of service.  Must be responsive to individuals and departments and must demonstrate a team approach.  Communicates with the Coordinator to review and resolve complaints regarding to language service issues.  Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information as directed by HIPPA.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Requirements are a minimum of an Associate's Degree that includes ASL as an undergrad area of study.  Must be nationally certified by the RID (Registry for the Deaf); preferably both CI and CT certified or any subsequent equivalent of certification released after CI and CT certifications.  Some computer experience in either MS Word and/or Excel.  

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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