Medical Interpreter

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Mar 14, 2019
Closes
Apr 03, 2019
Function
Customer Service
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Medical Interpreter who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

The Medical Interpreter:
Provides language interpretation in various medical settings (i.e. admission, ER, behavioral health, labor and delivery, internal medicine, cardiology, endocrinology, other specialty areas, outpatient, and more)
Observes interpreter standards of practice such as maintaining professional boundaries, respecting patients' rights, and remaining neutral while supporting patient-provider relationship
Serves as a cultural and linguistic resource for hospital staff and patients
Tracks interpretation services rendered
Assists manager with administrative tasks, as needed

Qualified Candidates will possess:
Completion or enrollment in an interpreter training program of at least 40 hours
Strong linguistic skills - oral fluency in English and Spanish
Understands a variety of regional accents, linguistic styles and registers
Selects appropriate mode of interpretation for each situation
Passes the language proficiency assessment as Level 2
Understands and adopts the different roles of interpreters (conduit, clarifier, cultural broker, advocate) as appropriate
Uses discretion when discussing confidential issues
Demonstrates cultural competence and customer service skills (interpersonal skills)
Work Schedule:


Team members will work 4 10 hours days with rotating weekends.



At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:


  • Work life balance through non rotating shifts
  • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
  • Free Employee parking
  • Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
  • 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
  • 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.




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Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.