Medical Interpreter, PRN

Shriners Hospitals For Children Cincinnati , OH 45201

Posted 7 days ago

Job Description:

Seeking PRN, Medical Interpreter, fluent in English and Spanish to provide interpretation and translation services for patients, family members and staff in pediatric hospital setting. Services include, listening to, understanding and interpreting spoken, or translating written, statements and documents from one language to another, in support of the medical treatment plan.

In addition , the medical interpreter will provide language and cultural support to patients and families and identify any cultural or language barriers to care. This service will require face-to-face interpreting between patients and providers and may also include family members or patient representatives. May also require providing cultural information to the care team to facilitate adherence to treatment plan and regulatory requirements. Must have strong communication and negotiation skills and ability to proactively identify, communicate and advocate for identified patient/family needs within the framework of interdisciplinary team.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED

Flexible availability

Bilingual in English-Spanish

Minimum 1 year of Medical Terminology

Requires 40 hours of accepted professional interpreter training such as Bridging the Gap or the Community Interpreter.

Prefer 1 year experience in clinical medical interpretation.

Medical Interpretation Certification a plus.

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Medical Interpreter, PRN

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