Mount Sinai Careers

Student Intern - Language Services

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Language Services  - 74755
 
Job Title: Student Intern
 
Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform clinical/technical/service/administrative tasks.
  • Provides timely and accurate interpretation
  • Keeps daily interpreter log sheet
  • Educates providers to work effectively with interpreters
  • Raises general awareness of department services
  • Follows Interpreter Code of Ethics
  • Responds to all pages and requests for interpretation in a timely manner
  • Helps with crises due to linguistic and/or cultural misunderstandings
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
  • Observes the Health Care System’s compliance policies
  • Keeps an accurate, detailed log of every interpreting encounter including data, times, language, provider name, location and patient medical record number 
 
 Requirements: 
  • Graduate school student pursuing master’s degree in interpretation and translation
 
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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. 
 
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