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american sign language interpreter resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Nationally Certified Sign Language Interpreter with 19 years of experience in providing communication access in the following settings: Education (early childhood/post secondary), Medical, Business, Conference, Social Services, Performing Arts, Cultural Arts, Religious. Maintaining the integrity of my work is of utmost priority; the delicate balance of a strong adherence to the industry standard Code of Ethics and exceptional interpersonal skills provide the foundation necessary to meet the highest of expectations.

Certifications
RID Nationally Certified Interpreter (NIC)
Skills
  • RID Certification
  • Strong understanding of Deaf Culture and Community
  • Superior communication skills
  • Native user of American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Confident in assignment assessment and working with Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) when necessary
Work History
07/2004 to Current American Sign Language Interpreter Century Park Associates | Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Interpret messages simultaneously (SI) or consecutively (CI) from American Sign Language to English and vice versa, maintaining message content, context and style as much as possible
  • Compile all necessary information, including terminology, to intensively prepare for a significant assignment, often in relation to the legal or medical field
  • Maintain professional development through continuing education and certification management with the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID)
  • Liaise and interpret between professionals and low English proficient (LEP) individuals in the vocational rehabilitation, medical and social services settings
  • Serve as a cultural mediator when necessary, keeping with cultural awareness and sensitivity at all times
08/2018 to 11/2018 Scheduling Coordinator Lowell General Hospital | Melrose, MA,
  • Worked with supervisor to plan and coordinate interpreting schedules
  • Receive and input interpreting requests into database promptly, filling requests as timely as possible
07/2005 to 07/2007 American Sign Language Interpreter Century Park Associates | Port Saint Lucie, FL,
  • As a Video Relay Interpreter, provide Sign to Voice and Voice to Sign Interpretation
  • Demonstrate strict adherence to industry wide and professional ethics at all times
  • Maintain the ability to quickly learn and implement new and changing technologies, trends and procedures
  • Work effectively in a fast paced, highly regulated team environment while providing and receiving support from colleagues
06/2000 to 07/2004 American Sign Language Interpreter Century Park Associates | Cheyenne, WY,
  • Affiliated with two interpreting agencies in various settings: Medical field with IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital, St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children and Community Hospital North. Appointments, Surgical Prep and Post Operative work. Business field interpreting job interviews and staff meetings. Educational field in early childhood, k-12 and post secondary
  • Assumed responsibility for the agency in the absence of the director, coordinated and managed interpreter placement at IU Health Methodist Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children

Education
Expected in to to Bachelor of Science | Speech and Hearing/Audiology Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana GPA:
  • Member of Phi Mu Fraternity
  • Philanthropic work with Children's Miracle Network



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School Attended

  • Indiana University

Job Titles Held:

  • American Sign Language Interpreter
  • Scheduling Coordinator
  • American Sign Language Interpreter
  • American Sign Language Interpreter

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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