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