Vietnamese Interpreter (8 hours per week)
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: March 17, 2023
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 Carle staff, and Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients and/or their care providers.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Driver's License Illinois and Proof of Auto Insurance. Successful completion of interpreter skills assessment within 90 days of start date in position and reassessment of skills every three (3) years. AND Completion of medical terminology course required within one (1) year of employment.
Two (2) years previous public contact position required.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Familiarity with medical terminology, customer service skills and interpersonal skills. Performs highly complex and varied tasks requiring independent knowledge, its application to a variety of situations, and exercise of independent judgment. Ability to work with diverse populations from various cultural and economical backgrounds, and age groups. Ability to work as an effective member of a dedicated team. Ability to work in a fast paced healthcare environment with a variety of customer service needs. Accurate and appropriate interpretation skills at all times. Current Illinois driver's license with driving record suitable to traveling between all the various Carle locations.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.
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