Medical Interpreter Job Description

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The Medical Interpreter provides interpretation for patients and families with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and health care providers in a variety of settings and situations. Communicates in a linguistically and culturally competent manner with professional command of bilingual medical terminology. Ensures accurate and thorough comprehension on the part of all participating parties. Responsible for Interpreter Services participation documentation in both patient records and departmental productivity statistics.

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The Medical Interpreter will perform the functions of a Medical Interpreter to assist in the communication between Limited English Proficient patients and staff.

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We are looking for a Medical Interpreter. Provides accurate and impartial on-site spoken language interpretation services requiring advanced proficiency in oral and written English and one foreign language or language dialect with a preference for native or near-native fluency in the language of interpreting. Fluent English pronunciation is required. Professional level medical interpreting and knowledge of medical vocabulary to assist Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients and medical personnel to ensure linguistically appropriate care.

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The Medical Interpreter ensures equal access for all by serving as the linguistic and cultural intermediary of the healthcare encounter. The Medical Interpreter accurately and skillfully interprets oral communication and basic written information, related to the healthcare encounter, between the Limited English Proficient (LEP) customer and the care team. The Medical Interpreter also serves as a cultural broker, clarifier, and advocate to ensure positive clinical outcomes.

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The Medical Interpreter is responsible for performing entry-level interpretation and translation work while receiving training in the related principles, methods, and techniques.

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The Medical Interpreter performs interpretation services to patients who have limited English skills, enabling the patient(s) to access medical care. The Medical Interpreter performs interpretation services for patients who have limited English skills, enabling the patient(s) to access medical care. This position requires proficiency in oral and written English and job-specific languages. The Medical Interpreter will provide spoken language interpretation to patients, medical providers, and staff, which includes sight translation, and consecutive and simultaneous interpretation.

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As a Medical Interpreter, you will be an important part of the healthcare team, providing English/Spanish interpretation services for patients/companions with limited English proficiency that we encounter throughout the hospital, including patient/provider communication. You will be involved during every aspect of the patient stay, from registration to discharge. Effective communication skills and knowledge of medical terminology are required. 1+ years' of work experience as a Medical Interpreter is required. Completion of a Medical Interpreter training program is highly preferred. Written and oral assessments will be required. This position provides interpretation for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients and their families. This position acts as a neutral party in the role of a conduit of information between healthcare providers and patients and families.

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We're looking for a per diem in-person Interpreter to join our long-standing reputable Chinese Health Information Center. The Medical Interpreter helps Chinese Mandarin/Cantonese speaking patients (who have limited English Proficiency-LEP) communicate with medical professionals and providers during office visits, telemedicine appointments, procedure prep, discharge, and so on. The services of a medical interpreter enable medical professionals to provide quality and safe medical services to LEP patients, furnishing accurate interpretations of symptoms, medical history, and medical terminology. A Medical Interpreter also serves as a liaison between patients or families and hospital staff, and hospital administration; assists patients in interpreting hospital policies, procedures, and services, and in obtaining solutions.

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The Medical Interpreter serves as a cultural and linguistic resource to both patients and providers by facilitating the successful delivery of patient care service to a linguistically diverse population. In this role, the interpreter participates as a neutral party or as the conduit for information that must flow between staff, and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients and/or their care providers.

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The Medical Interpreter provides oral interpretation and limited written translation between limited English proficient (LEP) patients and their families and English-speaking providers and other members of the patient care team. Will provide minimal clerical assistance to the department as necessary. Must have proven verbal and written fluency in English and a second language. Must possess excellent customer service skills, be able to work independently, be able to multitask, and be a self-starter.

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