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Interpreter-Foreign Language Medical Interpreter

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Maine Medical Center Portland, ME

Company
Maine Medical Center
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
6732012
AJE Ref #
575906095
Location
Portland, ME
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

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ACHOLI, CHINESE: CANTONESE / MANDARIN, FRENCH, FRENCH (CANDIAN / QUEBEQUOIS), KOREAN, LINGALA, PORTUGUESE, SOMALI. SWAHILI, AND ZANDE

Summary of Position Description

Foreign Language Medical Interpreters facilitate health related communication between Health Care Providers (HCPs) and Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients. Medical Interpreters help to ensure that patients receive understandable and respectful care that is in keeping with their cultural health beliefs, practices and primary language.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

* Native fluency or a comparable skill level in both English and the target language.

* Knowledge of medical terminology in source and target languages.

* Training and/or experience in medical interpretation

12 HOUR CERTIFICATION IN BASIC SKILLS OF INTERPRETING PREFERRED, 48 HOUR CERTIFICATION OF INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL INTERPRETING STRONGLY PREFERRED)

* Excellent customer service/teamwork skills.

* Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work at multiple locations.

Interpreter-Foreign Language Medical Interpreter