Interprets accurate medical, mental health, and general information for patient care, staff, patients, and their families.
Will not delete, add, or edit messages being conveyed to either party.
Scheduled hours may vary MINIMUM EDUCATION:High school diploma or equivalent required.
College degree preferred.
MINIMUM WORK EXPERIENCE:3 years' experience in medical and mental health interpreting (preferred) Must have knowledge of medical terminology and experience working with deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind patients in a clinical setting.
Must be cognizant of cultural and perceptual factors that may have an effect on patient treatments and communication.
Interpersonal skills are required with strong orientation to customer service.
Ability to empathize with patients while safeguarding the interests of the hospital.
REQUIRED LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a license with an advanced or master proficiency level in accordance to the Illinois Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 and Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission.
May also posess National Certification.
Sinai Health System