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American Sign Language Interpreter (Full-time Medical VRI)
OPEN DATE 10/11/2019
DESCRIPTION
Title: Staff Interpreter (Medical VRI)

Classification: Full-time (35+ hours/week)

Shifts: We currently have seven full-time positions available with various schedules

FLSA: Non-exempt

Reports to: Interpreting Services Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

In collaboration with and under the leadership and management of the Interpreting Services Manager, the Staff Interpreter is responsible for providing ASL interpreting services for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, ensuring adherence to the Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct.

The Staff Interpreter must be adaptable, detail-oriented, and have the proven ability to handle confidential information appropriately. Strong interpersonal and outstanding customer service skills are required. The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with team members, external customers, and leadership are also required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

Provide interpreting services to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing using American Sign Language in a variety of settings.
Adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct.
Provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers.
Working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it pertains to the Deaf community.
Reviews and researches professional literature, journals, etc. and attends conferences, and workshops to maintain certification and stay current on best practices.
Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with team.
Work effectively with minimal supervision.
Seek manager support for difficult interpreting situations.
Complete required paperwork in a timely fashion.
Contribute to a supportive work environment with positive and creative participation.
Comply with policies and procedures as outlined by Interpretek.
This position has access to highly confidential information relating to the customers of Interpretek. It is essential that applicant possess the requisite integrity to maintain the information in the strictest confidence.
Ensure Interpretek’s Mission, Vision, and Values are represented in all interactions.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS AND SKILLS

Associate degree or higher in American Sign Language-English Interpretation or graduate from an ITP.
RID/NAD Certification and certified
A minimum of 3-5 years of post certification work in a VRI or VRS setting
Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
A minimum of 3-5 years of proficiency in computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Office Suite of products required.
Multi-state licensing required upon hire
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Certain coordinated finger, limb or body movement must be performed routinely in the course of regular work. Extended standing or sitting required. Constant repetitive motion and mental processing may be required which could lead to fatigue.

This job description is not to be misconstrued as all-inclusive.

Interpretek Pillars

Provide high quality service to the deaf community
Help in advancing the Interpreting profession and industry
Provide opportunities for our team members

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1993 by President and CEO Michael Rizzolo, Interpretek established a service enterprise based on community interpreting in the greater Rochester, NY area. We quickly earned a reputation for outstanding quality, high ethics, leadership, and dedication to the Deaf and hearing professional community. This respectability led to Interpretek becoming the largest and most recognized referral agency in the region.

Our expertise goes beyond understanding American Sign Language, English sign systems, and the nuances between both languages. Our knowledge of Deaf culture ensures that we make appropriate choices when working with our clients. Our interpreters adhere to a strict code of professional conduct regarding each interpreting assignment.

Today, Interpretek serves eight metropolitan areas across the country in Rochester and Rome New York, Orlando and Jacksonville Florida, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Burlington, Vermont, Kansas City Missouri and Kansas, and Atlanta, Georgia. We provide premier video remote interpreting services nationwide and produce Online Focus, a vital resource for collegiate interpreter education curricula, statewide mentoring programs and individual professionals seeking continuing education.

With an emphasis on sound customer relationships and the delivery of quality interpreting services, Interpretek remains committed to maintaining a hallmark reputation and earning the trust of our customers nationwide.
EOE STATEMENT Interpretek provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (Including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Interpretek complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

SHIFT Various Shifts
SALARY RANGE Up to $27 per hour
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-Exempt
LOCATION Interpretek (Remote)
THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2644262&B_ID=91

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TITLE
American Sign Language Interpreter (Part-time Medical VRI)
OPEN DATE 10/11/2019

DESCRIPTION
Title: Staff Interpreter (Medical VRI)

Classification: Part-time (24 hours/week)

Shifts: We currently have seven part-time positions available with various shifts.

FLSA: Non-exempt

Reports to: Interpreting Services Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

In collaboration with and under the leadership and management of the Interpreting Services Manager, the Staff Interpreter is responsible for providing ASL interpreting services for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, ensuring adherence to the Registry of Interpreter for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct.

The Staff Interpreter must be adaptable, detail oriented, and have the proven ability to handle confidential information appropriately. Strong interpersonal, and outstanding customer service skills are required. The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with team members, external customers, and leadership are also required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

Provide interpreting services to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing using American Sign Language in a variety of settings.
Adhere to the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Professional Code of Conduct.
Provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers.
Working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it pertains to the Deaf community.
Reviews and researches professional literature, journals, etc. and attends conferences, and workshops to maintain certification and stay current on best practices.
Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with team.
Work effectively with minimal supervision.
Seek manager support for difficult interpreting situations.
Complete required paperwork in a timely fashion.
Contribute to a supportive work environment with positive and creative participation.
Comply with policies and procedures as outlined by Interpretek.
This position has access to highly confidential information relating to the customers of Interpretek. It is essential that applicant possess the requisite integrity to maintain the information in the strictest confidence.
Ensure Interpretek’s Mission, Vision, and Values are represented in all interactions.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS AND SKILLS

Associate degree or higher in American Sign Language-English Interpretation or graduate from an ITP.
RID/NAD Certification and certified
A minimum of 3-5 years of post certification work in a VRI or VRS setting
Willingness to work a flexible schedule.
A minimum of 3-5 years of proficiency in computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Office Suite of products required.
Multi-state licensing required upon hire
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Certain coordinated finger, limb or body movement must be performed routinely in the course of regular work. Extended standing or sitting required. Constant repetitive motion and mental processing may be required which could lead to fatigue.

This job description is not to be misconstrued as all-inclusive.

Interpretek Pillars

Provide high quality service to the deaf community
Help in advancing the Interpreting profession and industry
Provide opportunities for our team members

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Founded in 1993 by President and CEO Michael Rizzolo, Interpretek established a service enterprise based on community interpreting in the greater Rochester, NY area. We quickly earned a reputation for outstanding quality, high ethics, leadership, and dedication to the Deaf and hearing professional community. This respectability led to Interpretek becoming the largest and most recognized referral agency in the region.

Our expertise goes beyond understanding American Sign Language, English sign systems, and the nuances between both languages. Our knowledge of Deaf culture ensures that we make appropriate choices when working with our clients. Our interpreters adhere to a strict code of professional conduct regarding each interpreting assignment.

Today, Interpretek serves eight metropolitan areas across the country in Rochester and Rome New York, Orlando and Jacksonville Florida, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Burlington, Vermont, Kansas City Missouri and Kansas, and Atlanta, Georgia. We provide premier video remote interpreting services nationwide and produce Online Focus, a vital resource for collegiate interpreter education curricula, statewide mentoring programs and individual professionals seeking continuing education.

With an emphasis on sound customer relationships and the delivery of quality interpreting services, Interpretek remains committed to maintaining a hallmark reputation and earning the trust of our customers nationwide.
EOE STATEMENT Interpretek provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (Including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Interpretek complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
SHIFT Various Shifts
SALARY RANGE Up to $29 per hour
EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT Non-Exempt
LOCATION Interpretek (Remote)
THIS POSITION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS.

https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2644332&B_ID=91