Medical Interpreter Spanish

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/9/2016

Northside Hospital Atlanta, GA

Company
Northside Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
68018
AJE Ref #
576161946
Location
Atlanta, GA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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MEDICAL INTERPRETER SPANISH

Job ID #: 68018
Job Category: Interpreter
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Education Required: Specialized training/certification
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted Date: September 12, 2016 Back to Search Results



Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!

FACILITY OVERVIEW
Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women s Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted Atlanta s Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!

SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
We pride ourselves on the diversity of our staff in meeting the diverse needs of our patients. Northside Hospital s Interpretation Services Department provides language interpretation and translation services to patients and their families. The department serves ~70 different languages, including Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Vietnamese, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Foreign Language Medical Interpreter will be responsible for providing consecutive and/or simultaneous language interpretation for limited English proficient (LEP) patients and families whose primary language is not English, as it relates to medical care.

Provides sight-translation of relevant materials to enhance patients and families comprehension of medical procedures, treatment, discharge instructions, patient and family education, and follow-up care within the interpretation encounter.

Is also responsible for the written translation of hospital documents such as medical record forms and patient education materials from English into target language as assigned by supervisor.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Due to specialty knowledge of medical terminology, the selected language Interpreter candidate MUST have experience in Medical and preferably Hospital interpretation and a certificate of training a BRIDGING THE GAP Certificate or equivalent medical interpreter training course certificate is a strong preference.

Demonstrated proficiency in English and SpanishTarget language.

Demonstrated superior knowledge of medical vocabulary in both languages.

Demonstrated superior short-term, verbatim memory skills.

Demonstrated understanding of and adherence to ethical standards for medical interpreters.

Two (2) years experience in medical setting, customer service, advocacy or related field.

Training and/or certification in language interpretation.

Excellent communication, organizational, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

High School diploma.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes

WORK HOURS: Varies

WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: No

ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No

Why choose Northside* Northside supports our employees professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside s team!

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.