OSF Healthcare Careers

Interpreter - OSF005105

Hours per week: variable
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: PRN variable
Location: 5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Performs bi-lingual (Spanish/English) verbal interpreting for patients and their families, care providers and all mission partners in a healthcare setting using accurate bi-lingual medical terminology and interpreter ethics. Assesses and monitors patient understanding of information conveyed. Records and monitors interpreter activities according to hospital and department standards. Acts as a patient experience liaison between Spanish-speaking patients and mission partners.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school diploma or GED.

 

Minimum of 2 years’ experience interpreting for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Spanish-speaking patients in a healthcare setting including fluency in medical terminology.

 

Completed a minimum of 40 hours of healthcare interpreter training.

 

Proficient in basic computer skills in order to gather/document data related to daily requests and scheduling.

 

Completion of CCHI or CMI certification within 12 months of employment with OSF

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor degree in interpreting/translation or related field

 

Public speaking, facilitating meetings/teams, educating others on interpreter services

 

Current certification from recognized organization such as CCHI or CMI

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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