Mount Sinai Careers

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER - PART TIME

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:

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.  Responsible for delivering the highest quality of service; must be responsive to individuals and departments and demonstrate a team approach.  Communicates with the Coordinator to review and resolve complaints regarding language service issues.  Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information as directed by HIPAA.  Performs other duties as assigned.  Requirements are a minimum of an Associate’s Degree that includes ASL as an undergraduate area of study.  National Certification by the RID (Registry for the Deaf) required; preferably both CI and CT certification, or any subsequent equivalent of certification released after CI and CT certifications.  Some computer experience required in either Microsoft Word and/or Excel.  

 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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