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Per Diem Medical Interpreter - Hindi

Category: Human and Social Services
Commerce Place, Malden, MA

Department: Interpreter Services
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Varied Rotation
Work Days: Per-diem hours
Hours/Week: 0
Date Posted: 03/19/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-80391

Job Details

  • Job Summary:

    Provides communications bridge between patients with limited English proficiency, their families and community members utilizing the health care system at CHA. Assists LEP patients to access a full range of services available. Informs providers and patients of relevant cultural issues to assist providers in delivering culturally sensitive patient care. Assists with other tasks as needed including initiatives aiming at improving patient experience of care


    1. Bachelor degree preferred. High School diploma or GED required.
    2. Graduate of an interpreter educational program required. (minimum 40 hours). College based interpreter programs preferred. This program must include interpreting skills, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, the role of the interpreter and cross cultural communication. Mental health interpreting certificate desired.
    Certifications: Medical Interpreter Skills Test Certificate from an approved organization.
    Other requirements: Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi, with preference for native level fluency in the language of interpreting. Professional level medical interpreting and short non publication translation skills required.
    Work Experience: Minimum of one year medical interpreting experience or successful internship program required. Experience, working in medical or human services setting preferred.

    This position covers multiple locations, travel may be required between CHA Clinics and Hospitals.


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