Covenant Health CERTIFIED/LICENSED AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER in Tewksbury, Massachusetts
St. Mary's Health System
Position Title : Certified/Licensed American Sign Language Interpreter
Department: Interpreter Services
Responsible for a variety of interpretation, transliteration and medical escort services to assist culturally Deaf, deaf, oral deaf, deaf-blind and hard of hearing patients, their families, and health care providers in a variety of patient care settings within the Covenant Health System. The certified and licensed American Sign Language Interpreter must have the ability to work with diverse populations from various economic backgrounds and age groups. The ability to work as an effective member of a dedicated team in a fast-paced Health Care environment with a variety of customer service needs providing simultaneous and consecutive communication facilitation. Other responsibilities will be to provide support to the Interpreter Services Departments under the direction of the Director/Manager; duties include but are not limited to: staff education, data entry, reminder phone calls.
He/she must be committed to the provision of interpretation services with a high regard for accuracy, confidentiality and quality.
Certified/Licensed American Sign Language Interpreter
Abides by the Standards of Conduct which is the basis for the Organizational Integrity Program and the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct.
Supports and Promotes the mission and values of Covenant Health Systems and the Catholic Health Ministry.
Graduated from an Interpreter Training Program (ITP) with an associate degree or higher from an accredited institution of higher education preferred.
State issued interpreter license
RID National Certification preferred
Current Driver’s License with driving record suitable to Covenant Health Systems operations and corporate risk management.
Knowledge of Medical Terminology
Previous experience in a Health Care setting preferred.
Covenant Health System Values
ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.
We promote justice and ethical behavior, and responsibly steward our human, financial and environmental resources.
We work in partnership, dialogue and shared purpose to create healthy communities.
We deliver all services with the highest level of quality, while seeking creative innovation.
It is an expectation that all staff at Covenant Health will comply with and encourage others to adhere to all applicable laws, regulations and standards including but not limited to State licensing, HIPAA, DNV and the standards of conduct that are part of our corporate "Organizational Integrity" program.
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