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Job Details

Per Diem Medical Interpreter--Spanish

Date Posted: 09/16/2022

Requisition Number: 663

Location: Commerce Place

Category: Human and Social Services

Department: Interpreter Off Hours

Job Type: Per Diem On Call

Work Shift: Day / Evening

Hours/Week: 0.00

Union: No

Union Name: Non Union

CHA is proud to be a national leader in providing culturally competent care to patients from around the world. Our Medical Interpreter staff is valued as important members of the health care team, offering expertise in over 150 languages. We act as a communications bridge between patients, families and medical staff and inform doctors of relevant cultural issues to help them deliver culturally sensitive patient care.

Job Duties:

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.

Qualifications:

Minimum Education: Undergraduate degree preferred. Required: Minimum of 40 hours training in Medical interpreting with certificate Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a medical interpreter in a health care setting. Required skills: Fluent in spoken and written English with preference for native level fluency in the language of interpreting (spoken and written fluency will be tested); professional level medical interpreting and knowledge of medical vocabulary in English, and the language of interpreting (will be tested); interpersonal skills necessary for work with patients in a hospital setting; ability to discuss key issues of cultures of the patients for which they interpret and the mainstream health care delivery system.


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