Olathe Medical Center Sign Language Interpreter (PRN) in Olathe, Kansas
Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility, is currently looking for a Sign Language Interpreter professional to join our team.
Position Description: The Sign Language Interpreter position is responsible for providing equal access to deaf/hard of hearing patients and their families/significant others by interpreting in American Sign Language, transliterating English or matching the mode of communication best understood by the patient.
Education: High school diploma or GED required 2 year/Associate degree preferred
Experience: 3-5 years interpreting experience required
Knowledge, Skills: Verbal Communication, Organizational, Customer Relations and Fluency in English, American Sign Language and Coded English required Medical Terminology knowledge preferred
License, Registration and/or Certification: Certification - Certification through Kansas Quality Assurance Screening at Level 4 (Interpreting) and Level 4 (Transliterating) or above, or Missouri Certification - Advanced Level or above, or National Interpreter Certification through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
EEO Employer M/F/D/Vet