Mount Carmel Interpreting Services offers a wide variety of services to address the needs of American Sign Language (ASL) and Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients, family and staff throughout the Mount Carmel Health System and central Ohio, primarily focusing on the needs of residents and visitors to Franklin County and the greater Columbus area.
Our Interpreters service patients in many hospitals, private physician offices, clinics, rehab services offices, MRI/CT Centers, specialized service offices, eye care and dental offices, and urgent cares, among other medically related treatment centers throughout Franklin, Fairfield, and Delaware Counties of Ohio. Some of those locations include:
The competency of our interpreters are tested before hire and we make available to our staff many training and educational opportunities throughout the year. We have recently developed a program to have our staff retested every fi ve years for language and medical terminology competency as well as being tested on the Ethics of Interpreting and the rules and standard procedures that govern the Interpreting profession.
We offer services through our department such as:
It is our goal to provide accurate, timely, and efficient services to those in need in a professional, competent, and caring manner. Our staff are trained and tested for medical competency, ethical standards, and are caring individuals that know and understand the position that many LEP and ASL patients find themselves in when entering a medical facility for treatment.