University of Rochester Deaf-Professional Interpreter (Full Time) - 230063 in Rochester, New York
Deaf-Professional Interpreter (Full Time) Job ID 230063Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening
Full Time 35 hours Grade 006 Interpreter ServicesResponsibilities
Any URMC Deaf Professional including learners, trainees, faculty, staff, and affiliates
The Deaf-Professional Interpreter provides interpreting services for Deaf Professionals affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center. There is the opportunity to accept URMC patient-care interpreting work and on-call work, but this is not required.
When assignments cancel, the interpreter is expected to notify the Manager of Deaf-Professional Interpreting Services and/or the Deaf-Professional Schedulers of their availability and to accept substitute work accordingly using professional discretion.
Performs interpreting duties.
Fulfills the interpreting needs of Deaf Professionals and provides corresponding availability whenever possible
Prepares for and interprets all assignments in a timely and professional manner in accordance with hospital policy
Completes all paperwork and administrative duties.
Informs Deaf-Professional Schedulers about assignment changes
Attends staff meetings and supervision sessions when available
Updates professional development transcript
Serves as a liaison between the Deaf Professional and the Deaf-Professional Schedulers by maintaining the Deaf Professional’s interpreting calendar when applicable
Completes eRecord at the end of each patient interaction as applicable for added patient-care interpreting
Completes daily and on-call logs as applicable for added patient-care interpreting
Completes other paperwork as necessary
Completes scheduled training and other required staff activities including:
Yearly mandatory online training
Yearly health updates
Yearly professional development
Other training and activities as assigned
Supervision, Accountability, and Evaluation
- The Deaf-Professional Interpreter is supervised by the Manager of Deaf- Professional Interpreting Services.
The Deaf-Professional Interpreter is accountable to the Manager of Deaf-Professional Interpreting Services for implementation of the job responsibilities set forth in this job description, adherence to hospital and Social Work and Patient & Family Services policies, procedures and standards of interpreter conduct, and for adherence to the RID Code of Professional Conduct.
The Deaf-Professional Interpreter notifies their supervisor and/or the Deaf- Professional Schedulers if commitment to scheduled work cannot be fulfilled.
- An evaluation is conducted at the end of the first six months of employment and annually thereafter by the Manager of Deaf-Professional Interpreting Services. Input is sought from those that the interpreter works closely with including Deaf Professionals, teamers, hearing consumers, and leadership.
- Current RID certification
A combination of the below qualifications including but not limited to:
Experience interpreting in a health care or clinical setting
Experience interpreting STEM topics
Experience interpreting for and a recommendation from at least one of the current URMC Deaf Professionals
Adherence to the RID Code of Professional Conduct
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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