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American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter

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Hartford HealthCare Corp.


Farmington, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 24 hours per week

 Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The story of Hartford HealthCare is the story of transformation – from a handful of disconnected organizations a decade ago to a unified system with a shared, value-based culture of accountability and innovation.  The healthcare landscape has become highly competitive, with new players and disruptive technology and we are working to expand and create our system’s organizational, leadership, cultural, and talent capabilities to ensure Hartford HealthCare will always be the first choice of the people we serve.

The American Sign Language Interpreter is responsible for providing in-person medical interpretation in a healthcare environment for patients, companions, and families who are deaf or deaf/hard of hearing.  The individual will have expertise on how to interpret spoken language into American Sign Language, or American Sign Language into spoken language. Responsibilities include but, are not limited to the following:

·        Provide American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation in various healthcare / medical settings for patients, companions, and visitors both in-person and virtually.

·        Observes interpreter standards of practice such as maintaining professional boundaries, respecting patients' rights, and remaining neutral while supporting patient-provider relationship.

·        Serves as a cultural and linguistic resource for hospital staff and patients.

·        Understands and adopts the different roles of interpreters (conduit, clarifier, cultural broker, advocate) as appropriate

·        Uses discretion when discussing confidential issues.  Applies knowledge of ethics and standards of community interpreting to real situations in the healthcare environment.

·        Utilizes exceptional customer service skills and demonstrates cultural competence when interacting with all customers, patients, visitors, and colleagues.

·        Ability to work flexible hours and drive to multiple locations across Hartford Healthcare to provide interpreter services as needed.



·        Completion of an accredited interpreter training program, or equivalent. Bachelor Degree preferred


·        2-3 years’ experience interpreting American Sign Language

Licensure, Certification, Registration

·        Certification by Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID):  CI, CT, CSC, NIC Certified, or National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Level V


·        Registered with the State of Connecticut Interpreter Registry


·        Valid Driver’s license


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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