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Spanish Medical Interpreter Per Diem needed for Boston Children's Hospital (South Shore )

Patient Services-Interpreter Services

Job Posting Description:

The Per Diem Spanish Medical Interpreter will be responsible for:

  • Interpreting for patients/families with limited or no English language proficiency, in their interactions with health care providers and other hospital personnel. This includes complex and/or sensitive encounters, surgical and anesthesia consents, diagnoses, treatment plans, medical histories, social and psychological assessments, among others
  • Assisting patients in scheduling appointments, resolving billing problems and other related matters.
  • Identifying, assessing and facilitating the understanding of cultural differences impacting communication.
  • Providing interpreting coverage in person, via video and phone, according to the needs and criteria established by the hospital and departmental policies and instructions.
  • Translating instructions of medical discharges and other medical texts required for direct care.
  • Daily entering of the information required for statistical purposes, in the computerized system of the department.
  • Working as an enthusiastic and committed team member and collaborating with other interpreters and hospital staff.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A high school level of education and two to three years’ of closely related experience (preferred).
  • The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
  • The ability to travel to satellite locations
  • Communication skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions, or well‑developed writing skills.
  • Written and verbal fluency in both English and language of specific populations served.
  • National certification (from the Certification Commission for Health Care Interpreters-CCHI or the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters-NBCMI) strongly preferred.
  • Must be open to the South Shore (Weymouth, Brockton, Dartmouth, and MIlford) satellites.

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Language: Spanish

Vocabulary: Medical

Company: Boston Children's Hospital

Phone: (617) 355-6000

Assignment Date: 2018-05-26

Location: South Shore

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Off Site Cape Verdean Creole Medical Interpreter needed for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

We are looking for a Cape Verdean Creole Medical Interpreter with other languages highly preferred.

This is a full time 40 hours per week position that include at least 1-2 evenings per week to 7:00pm and rotating Saturdays 9:00am to 1:00pm and some holidays required.

Job Location: Dorchester, MA

Req ID: 23930BR

Job Summary: Providing interpreting and translation services for non-English speaking patients and employees at Bowdoin Street Health Center in fulfillment of the health center's commitment to serve its employees and the community at large.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Enables Health Center Staff to better meet the needs of non-English speaking in-patients, out-patients and employees; e.g., interpretation between health care providers and patients, including translating consent forms and other written materials for procedures and other related information; interprets during procedures performed.
  • Relays patient-provider communications that require interpretation or translation by phone, voice-mail, page, computer-mail, and letter. Ensures timely turnaround of patient-provider communications. Remains alert to problematic situations (e.g. breakdowns in communication, lack of information) and suggests appropriate solutions before problems arise whenever possible.
  • Explains cultural differences, practices and beliefs to healthcare providers and patient when appropriate. Keeps accurate statistical data and submits them to the operations manager.
  • Maintains and improves expertise through appropriate continuing education. Participates in training and informational sessions as they become available and as required by manager.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 0-1 years related work experience required.
  • Experience in medical terminology, at a level that ensures accurate interpretation and translation.
  • Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.
  • Experience highly preferred

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Language: Cape Verdean Creole

Vocabulary: Medical

Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Phone: (617) 667-7000

Assignment Date: 2018-05-26

Location: 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

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Vietnamese Medical Interpreter and Translator needed for DotHouse Health in Boston, MA

Boston, MA

Full-time

SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Practice Manager, the Translator interprets or translates from English into target language and back to allow communication between patients and hospital staff. The Translator will assist all patients in all aspects of registration, filling out questionnaires and the like. This service will be provided to pediatric, adolescent and adult patients as needed.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interacts daily with patients, external customers, and staff by demonstrating confidence, professionalism, responsiveness and exceptional customer service skills
  • Accurately screen, identify and place incoming and outgoing calls.
  • Utilize overhead paging system as needed
  • Adhere to privacy and confidential and proprietary company policies and procedures
  • Complete additional responsibilities as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree required Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Medical Interpreter Certification required
  • Medical terminology experience preferred
  • Experience in a health care setting preferred

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Language: Vietnamese

Vocabulary: Medical

Company: DotHouse Health

Assignment Date: 2018-05-26

Location: 1353 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester, MA

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Portuguese Interpreter in Northbridge, MA - Part-time

Company Description:

Criterion Child Enrichment specializes in developmentally appropriate programs and services for young children and their families. We believe in the strength of the family and its capacity to promote the health and development of children.We offer community-based developmental enrichment groups, child care, early intervention and newborn home visiting programs.
www.criterionchild.com

Job Description:

We are seeking an in person Portuguese Interpreter to join our team of dedicated professionals providing home and center-based Early Intervention services to infants, toddlers, and their families. The location will be in Northbridge, MA.This position is part time (approximately 1-5 hrs/week). We offer highly competitive rates based on experience.

Qualifications:

Must be available to provide in-person interpreting services.

 

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Language: Portuguese

Vocabulary: Community, General

Company: Criterion Child Enrichment

Assignment Date: 2018-05-26

Location: Northbridge, MA

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