SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

Location
Woodbridge, VA
Posted
Feb 20, 2017
Closes
Jul 24, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description: SENTARA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL CENTER
WOODBRIDGE, VA

has a wonderful part time opportunity to join our team as a part time
SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

Ideal candidate will have 6 months of sign language interpreter services/experience.
Medical Terminology
State or National Certification as a Sign Language Interpreter

Rotating Shifts

We have an excellent benefits package; a healthy work/life balance and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Provides sign language interpretation service between patients, family members and hospital care providers. The Interpreter will relay information accurately from healthcare staff to customers. Assists healthcare staff with understanding cultural differences that could impede care. Requires frequent communication with patients, family members, visitors, and staff. Maintains strict confidentiality regarding any hospital-patient communication. Uses judgment in order maintain good will and promote cooperation with the patient and family members. Uses discretion when presenting and discussing information about patients or unit activities. The Interpreter will demonstrate ability to rotate through different units in the hospital and perform competently in all areas were assigned.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Related - License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
6 months of sign language interpreting services required; medical terminology. Sign Language State Certification or National Certification required