Interpreter Job Description Sample
We are seeking motivated and flexible candidates with a strong customer service background, superior telephone and critical thinking skills who are energized by working in a fast paced environment as a Spanish speaking interpreter at the Ashley Wellness Center in Arcadia, WI. This is a benefit eligible position (72 hours a pay period). Primary shifts would range from 6am to 6pm Monday through Friday. This position would also be responsible for covering the Gundersen Ashley Eye Clinic and GNP Clinic also located in Arcadia.
Provide professional medical interpretation for patients with limited English proficiency in order to ensure equal access to services and quality care. Work with providers and other staff to understand the scope and limitations of the interpreter role, best practices for utilizing interpreter services and how cross-cultural considerations may impact communication and customer service.
Immigration and Refugee Assistance
Job Opening: Interpreter
Reports to: Program Director.
Responsible to provide in person interpretation services to facilitate communications between staff and our clients.
Person will also be asked to translate documents and forms.
Person must be fluent in English and be able to read and write English.
Person will work as an independent contractor.
Person can expect to work between 3 and 10 hours each week.
Interpretation will take place at various location in the Buffalo area.
Languages needed include: Swahili, Rohyingya, Burmese, Arabic, Somali and Tigrinya.
URGENT NEED FOR FEMALE SWAHILI INTERPRETERS.
Interested candidates should apply in person at 20 Herkimer St between 10:00 am and 11:30 am.
Invo -Progressus has an excellent part-time opportunity available for an Early Intervention Spanish Interpreter in the Kankakee, IL area. Candidates must be motivated and committed to playing a vital role in improving educational outcomes for children. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their résumé for consideration or call 800-434-4686 to discuss the details with a member of our Career Services Team.
Collaborative minded professional with strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work and build strong relationships with parents, teachers and school administrators
Personal commitment to driving positive outcomes for students
Experience working in school programs or with pediatric populations is preferred
Competitive compensation with flexible pay options
Comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage, 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan with a discretionary company match)
Flexible Spending Plan for medical and dependent coverage
Professional Liability Coverage
Annual Professional Development stipend
Professional membership stipend
Unlimited CEUs through the Progressus Pathways Learning Center
Unparalleled mentoring and support
Location: Winston-Salem, NC
Perform a variety of interpretation, translation, and customer services to assist in creating a remarkable patient experience for non-english speaking patients.
Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years of experience as an Interpreter required.
Licensure/certification/registration: Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096.
Additional skills required: Ability to read, write, and speak spanish and english.
Ability to complete generic and department and Interpreter specific skills validation and competency testing. Proficient in use of computer software including microsoft office suite or similar. Must be a lifelong learner and have the ability to coach and mentor others.
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of authority. Effective critical thinking skills.
The Center for Disability Services is recruiting for a part-time Sign Language Interpreter. This position would provide interpreting services for University classes, lectures, meetings, and other campus events. Services are provided to undergraduate and graduate students on campus.
Hours per week varies by semester.
The position provides direct services to a student who is deaf/hearing impaired. Tasks include direct interpretation and assistance in understanding the social context of middle school.
Completion of an Interpreter Training Program and /or RID certification and/or EIPA Certification (score of 3.5 within 3 years of hire per MCA) and/or alternative experience or training where proficiency and fluency in interpreting is required and demonstrated. Previous experience in interpreting between English and ASL in an educational interpreting setting is preferred.
DUTIES: The applicant must be able to sign teacher directions, class discussions and peer interactions to a hearing impaired student as well as interpret and communicate student responses to the teaching staff and peers.
EMPLOYMENT: 2017 -2018 School Year
SALARY: $15.56 /hr.
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
Letter of interest and Resume, including qualifications to be an Interpreter attached with Resume must be received in the Applitrack Application System (available at www.gfps.k12.mt.us) by the closing date.
Associate's Degree or its equivalent level of experience. Fluency and proficiency in both English and target foreign language.
Completion of a registered medical interpreter certificate program of a minimum of 40 hours duration, with a passing score on the final assessment. Ability to accurately provide oral and written interpretation services. Demonstrated proficiency in Medical Terminology in English and a foreign language in order to interpret and translate accurately. Interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with medical providers treating patients and their families in situations that may be difficult and highly emotional for both parties.
Three years of formal training or experience and fluency in a foreign language.
Reports to the Manager Interpreter Services. Provides both oral and written foreign language interpretation and translation services to patients and families in all areas of the hospital.
Explains hospital policies and procedures and provides assistance to patients who have language difficulties. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.
Bachelor's degree is preferred
Under general supervision, interprets the spoken language (Spanish and Portuguese) between two or more individuals from English to the target language (Spanish and Portuguese) and back into English again to insure accurate cross language communication in a medical environment. May be required to translate written documents from English into the target language or from the target language into English.
Full command, written and spoken, of English and target language.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
High degree of courtesy and tact required in regular contacts with patients and their families involving patient related information of a sensitive and or/confidential nature.
Knowledge and ability generally obtained through the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree program.
Must be a Certified Medical Interpreter.
Certification is required.
Under the direction of the manager, the incumbent serves as a medical interpreter for patients and staff and supports the operations of the department in the consecutive or sight translation mode.
Relays medical information between speakers of two different languages in compliance with all office and hospital policies and procedures, particularly relating to patient confidentiality and informed consent, passing performance of competencies listed in the IMIA Standards of Practice, and the Code of Ethics. Understands and abides by all published Standards of Practice and Codes of Ethics for Medical Interpreters. Helps facilitate successful delivery of services to linguistically diverse consumers. Explain hospital resources, office protocols, and limitations to clinicians and patients; make appropriate referrals; serve as a cultural and linguistic resource to both patients and providers to contribute to successful outcomes.
Fluency in English and one or more foreign languages, both oral and written Ability to accurately work in consecutive mode and sight translate into and from working language(s). High level of customer service and a positive approach.
Familiarity and ability to work with diversity of cultural/socio-economic backgrounds. General knowledge of cultural backgrounds of patients to be served. Good interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills. Knowledge of computer systems.
Performs duties in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
Adheres to hospital policies on customer relations and hospitality. Understands the hospital's system of service delivery. Support the office operations by answering the phone, taking requests, calling patients to confirm appointments, document encounters on the interpreter tracking system, do data entry, verify and schedule future appointments when necessary, do general troubleshooting, filing and photocopying.
Utilize on-line computer systems such as Outlook, and other hospital software. Work with special projects as assigned.
This is for a Spanish Medical Interpreter per diem position
Internal Posting 1/9/18-1/16/18
This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies.
This position performs simultaneous signing and voice interpretations in the classroom and other educational settings to facilitate communication and education of students who are deaf and hard of hearing. This position also provides interpretation for non-instructional activities, converting voice to sign language and vice versa. This position reports to the Coordinator of Access Services.
Interpret oral communication into sign language and signed communication into spoken English.
Convey the content of the message clearly and accurately.
Report student related concerns to the appropriate educational personnel.
Work collaboratively with the student's educational team.
Prepare for interpreting assignments including the vocabulary and content knowledge of the subject matter.
Assist in communication for non-instructional activities.
Participate in professional development to expand and retain skills.
Perform other duties as needed.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Successful completion of a two year Interpreter Training Program including courses in Education code of Ethics.
Associates degree from an accredited college.
Experience working at the post secondary level.
RID, NIC or WSAD certification.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.
Regular and predictable attendance.
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST DEMONSTRATE
Ethics and integrity.
An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
Excellent customer service, oral and written skills.
Commitment to professionalism and confidentiality.
Skill throughout the sign language continuum.
Ability to work without direct supervision.
Ability to remain flexible to adapt to changes in environment and/or schedules.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.
Demonstrate/model appropriate ethics per the RID Code of Ethics.
Ability to be self-directed and work independently in a team environment.
APPLICATION MATERIAL & PROCEDURES
Complete application packages must include the following:
Tacoma Community College online application.
Cover letter and Resume.
Terms of Employment
This is a part time hourly position scheduled to work varied hours up to 18 hours per week. The salary is $30.00 to $40.00 per hour depending on qualifications and certifications.
Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Beth Brooks, Title II and Title IX, 253-566-5054; Shema Hanebutte, Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6006. (*Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.)
Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466 www.tacomacc.edu/careers
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