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Beth Israel Lahey Health Certified ASL Medical Interpreter - Per Diem in Plymouth, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Per Diem; varied hours/shifts according to operational needs

Job Description:


  • Under the direction of Sr. Director of Clinical Services, serves as a medical interpreter.

  • Assists with interpreter services in order to meet hospital’s commitment to providing such services.

  • Answers telephone in an accurately and timely manner that is consistent with customer service standards.

  • Ensures organizational compliance with interpreter services requirements.

  • Sign Language responsibilities based on experience; the interpreter facilitates communication through use of sign language.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Proven ability to problem solve and organize information independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; must be comfortable and effective at coordinating communication with patients and families for whom English is not their primary language.

  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, data collection, health privacy regulations, etc.

  • Ability to type at 40 WPM, demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • American Sign Language Interpreter experience preferred.


  • Certification in medical translation/ Certified Medical Translator

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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