University of Rochester Sign Language Interpreter in Rochester, New York

Opening

Part Time 20 hours Grade 006 Interpreter Services

Responsibilities

THIS OPENING HAS AN END DATE OF 6 MONTHS FROM HIRE.

General Responsibilities

The Sign Language interpreter provides interpreting services for all clinical and professional University of Rochester Medical Center staff, patients and family members/significant others who are with the patient. All Interpreters on staff generally provide these services during normal business hours at the Medical Center, Outpatient Clinics, and Hospital Affiliates.

Specific Responsibilities:

Completes scheduled training and other required staff activities.

  • Yearly mandatory online policy and procedure training
  • Yearly health updates
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Other training/activities as necessary

Completes all paperwork and administrative duties.

  • eRecord completed at the end of each patient interaction
  • Database entries based on completed schedules and requests
  • On-Call log if applicable
  • Yearly certification update
  • Professional development transcripts
  • Other paperwork and assignments as necessary

Performs clinical duties.

  • Interpreter carries a pager assigned by the hospital responding to all pages immediately.
  • Interpreter interprets all assignments, whether prescheduled or via pager, in a timely and professional manner in accordance with hospital policy.

Qualifications:

  • Two years of post-high school education or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Membership with The Registry of lnterpreters for the Deaf (RID) and adherence to tenets within the RID Interpreter Code of Professional Conduct required.
  • Minimum of two years general interpreting in a health care setting is required.
  • RID, Board for Evaluation of lnterpreters (BEI), or similar National Certification preferred.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Sign Language Interpreter

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital

Job ID: 207475

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Part-Time