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American Sign Language (ASL) Coordinator

Job ID: 953651
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Interpreter Services Director, the ASL Coordinator provides accurate and professional Sign language interpretation to Vidant Health patients, families and team members in a wide variety of healthcare settings in person, via telephone, and video. This position also has coordinator responsibilities, which include connecting patients, families, and team members with the appropriate resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community and providing education about how to access these. In addition, the ASL Coordinator will assist the Language Access Department with daily operations such as scheduling, vendor management, reporting, record keeping, and device management. Some travel is required. Must be willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.

Minimum Requirements

  • College Degree (4yrs) required.
  • Current RID, BEI, State Licensure or equivalent required
  • At least two years' experience interpreting in a healthcare setting is required
  • Must have knowledge of medical terminology
  • The most significant duties and essential job functions have been included in this description.  The content is intended to describe the general nature and level of work associated with the position.  The content does not reflect a list of all duties, essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position.  Other duties and essential job functions may be assigned as necessary.  The organization reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect the duties and essential job functions assigned.

Other Information

  • Some travel will be required
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Flexible daytime hours
  • Occasional nights and weekends

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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