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Ongoing Interpreting Positions – Deaf Interpreter Application Process
To begin the process, interested parties should review the following information on the application process. If you meet the requirements and wish to apply, contact the Interpreting Referral Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (610) 604-0452.
DHCC uses Deaf interpreters for specific assignments with hearing interpreters. DHCC has promoted the use of Deaf/hearing teams very successfully, especially in life-altering situations. While Deaf consumers are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL), Deaf interpreters must be fluent in ASL and English. The Deaf interpreter must also have professional training to learn the process and ethics of interpreting.
Click here to download the Deaf Interpreter Application Process.
Note that the following clearances are required by all DHCC interpreters:
- Liability Insurance, individually purchased. For guidelines and information, click here.
- Criminal History Check: Click on “Submit a New Record Check”
- Child Abuse Clearance: Click on “Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance Form (CY-113)”
- Fingerprint Check: Click on “Department of Education (PDE)”
- RID Membership
- ODHH Registration
Ongoing Interpreting Positions – Hearing Interpreter Application Process
To begin the process, interested parties should review the full application process. The following information gives you an idea of the requirements you need to work as an interpreter for DHCC. If you have questions or wish to apply, contact the Interpreting Referral Department (IRD) at email@example.com or at (610) 604-0452.
Click here to download the Interpreter Application Process for Interpreters who are hearing
The candidate has an initial phone interview with the Interpreter Referral Department (IRD) Manager to determine eligibility.
Please be prepared with the following:
Pre-certified interpreters MUST pass the NIC written exam before applying.
DHCC Subcontractor Clearances & Requirements
More and more customers are concerned about liability and complying with federal, state and local laws. Some require us to assign only interpreters with proper insurance coverage and necessary clearances. Therefore, DHCC is now requiring that all subcontracted interpreters have the following information. Please note, Child Abuse Clearances and Criminal Record Check must be updated on an annual basis. Please comply with your insurance and registrations expiration dates.
- Child Abuse Clearance
- PA-Office of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Registration
- Criminal Record Check -click on “Submit a New Record Check”
- FBI Fingerprinting – click on “Department of Education, (PDE)”
- RID Membership
- Professional Liability Insurance – Insurance is purchased independently. Marsh Insurance & DHH Insurance specialize in offering insurance to Interpreters