Interpreter

Centracare Health System Saint Cloud , MN 56372

Posted 4 days ago

JOB SUMMARY: Interpreter is responsible for providing Interpreter services as well as providing technical/clerical support.

Interpreters provide language services to health care patients with limited English proficiency.

The Interpreter helps patients to communicate with doctors, nurses, and other medical/nonmedical staff. The Interpreter will enable the delivery of appropriate, quality medical care to non-English speaking members of the community.

Patients of all ages served.

Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required and successfully pass English/Somali language Medical Terminology exam prior to hire. EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year experience in a medical setting required. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous medical interpreting experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Good typing and computer skills required.

Registered in the State of MN as an interpreter required within 3 months. Successful completion of oral proficiency testing in English and Somali language through the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) with a score of 3.5+/Advanced-Mid Level required. CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce.

All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.

JOB SUMMARY:

Interpreter is responsible for providing Interpreter services as well as providing technical/clerical support.

Interpreters provide language services to health care patients with limited English proficiency.

The Interpreter helps patients to communicate with doctors, nurses, and other medical/nonmedical staff. The Interpreter will enable the delivery of appropriate, quality medical care to non-English speaking members of the community.

Patients of all ages served.

Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate. Supports and demonstrates Family Centered Care principles when interacting with patients and their families and with co-workers.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required and successfully pass English/Somali language Medical Terminology exam prior to hire.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a medical setting required.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous medical interpreting experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Good typing and computer skills required.

  • Registered in the State of MN as an interpreter required within 3 months.

  • Successful completion of oral proficiency testing in English and Somali language through the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) with a score of 3.5+/Advanced-Mid Level required.

CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce.

All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.



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