Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 7/10/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0600.70110 CGS Interpretive Service

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the manager of interpreter services, the incumbent serves as a medical interpreter for patients and staff members and supports the operations of the department in the consecutive, simultaneous or sight translation mode for all patients and family members who are LEP, Deaf and hard of hearing. Relays medical information between speakers of two different languages in compliance with all office and hospital policies and procedures, particularly relating to patient confidentiality and informed consent, passing performance of competencies listed in the IMIA Standards of Practice, and the Code of Ethics. Understands and abides by all published Standards of Practice and Codes of Ethics for Medical Interpreters.

Education: Proof of medical interpreter training - minimum of 40 hours. Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred

Experience: 1 year of experience in a healthcare setting as a medical interpreter with strong medical vocabulary preferred

Certification / Licensure: National Board Certification for spoken language interpreters, see www.certifiedmedicalinterpreters.org) preferred within 6 months of target language test availability.

Software/Hardware: Basic computer skills required.

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