Interpreters who have documented training, background, and experience in medical or mental health situations are given primary consideration for shifts within the EMIS Program. Interpreters’ qualifications are reviewed by the EMIS Coordinator and NDHHS referral staff, in conjunction with the Executive Director.
All the interpreters currently referred through EMIS have the following documents on file:
· A copy of their New Hampshire Interpreter License
· Proof of interpreter certification by one of the national certifying groups for interpreters (RID, NAD, ACCI)
· An acknowledgement of having read/received the NDHHS Policy Manual
· Proof of liability insurance
· Proof of New Hampshire criminal background check
· Proof of a physical examination
· Proof of a TB test
If your hospital should have any additional requirements they would like interpreters to satisfy, they can be discussed and decided upon on a case-by-case basis.