Joslin Diabetes Center

  • Interpreter: American Sign Language (Independent Consultant/Contract)

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Job ID
    Contract3066-18
    # Positions
    1
  • Overview

    Joslin Diabetes Center is seeking Contract American Sign Language (Independent Consultant) Medical Interpreters.

     

     

    The Interpreter will relay medical information between speakers of English and ASL in compliance with all office and hospital policies and procedures, particularly relating to patient confidentiality and informed consent, passing performance of competencies listed in the MMIA Standards of Practice, and the Code of Ethics.

    Qualifications

    Experience:

    • Interpreting: 1 year (Required)
    • Medical Interpreting: 1 year (Required)
    • Medical Interpreter: 1 year (Required)

     

    • Must be bilingual in ASL and English
    • Formal medical interpreting training and satisfactory knowledge of medical terminology is required.
    • 1-year experience in a healthcare setting as a medical interpreter is strongly preferred.
    • Proof of medical interpreter training - minimum of 40 hours (college level interpreting training and National Certification preferred)
    • High level of customer service and a positive approach
    • General knowledge of cultural backgrounds of patients to be served
    • Good interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
    • Knowledge of video communication software
    • Ability to accurately work in consecutive mode and sight translate into and from working language(s).

     

     

     

    Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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