INTERPRETER (American Sign Language) Job at Shift PRN, Philadelphia, PA

  • Shift PRN
  • Philadelphia, PA

Job Description


Located on a 27-acre wooded campus, Fairmount Behavioral Health System is a peaceful, therapeutic environment for patients and families. Fairmount is a major regional resource for children, adolescents and adults who have psychiatric and behavioral problems as well as alcohol and drug dependency needs. The spacious campus borders Fairmount Park in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. With one of the leading alcohol and drug detox and rehab programs in Philadelphia, Fairmount is the provider of choice for individuals requiring specialized co-occurring psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment. We are currently seeking a PRN Interpreter (ASL) to join our team .

The American Sign Langiage (ASL) Interpreter provides direct translation services to a non-English speaking patient who requires the utilization of translation services. The translator will work one on one with the patient to ensure that they can effectively communicate during their treatment stay at Fairmount Behavioral Health. Translator will only be responsible for translation services if they do not meet the regular requirements to perform the duties of a psychiatric technician.

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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies operating through its subsidiary acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 90,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, and compassion. 


Education: High school diploma required; college credits/college degree in an area relevant to language and/or psychology preferred.

Certifications: Certified Medical Interpreter or Certified Healthcare Interpreter. If not certified, must pass competency evaluation at hire and annually.

Experience: Full fluency and 3 or more years work experience interpreting for American Sign Language. Minimum 1 year prior healthcare/behavioral health experience preferred.

Shifts: Typically 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adjustments may be made due to clinical needs.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449 .

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