Medical Interpreter, Day Shift

7 days left

Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Ref
R-010790
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire an experienced Medical Interpreter who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Medical Interpreter, you will:
• Provide 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)
• Observe interpreter standards of practice such as maintaining professional boundaries, respecting patients' rights, and remaining neutral while supporting patient-provider relationship
• Serve as a cultural and linguistic resource for hospital staff and patients
• Track interpretation services rendered
• Assist manager with administrative tasks, as needed

Qualifications include:
• At least one year of interpreter experience, preferably in healthcare, required
• An Associate degree in a healthcare related field preferred
• Trained and tested healthcare interpreter with at least one year of experience
• Completion or enrollment in an interpreter training program of at least 40 hours
• Professional interpreting certification, such as Certified Medical Interpreter, preferred
• 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
• Must pass 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)

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

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.

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.

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

Work Schedule:

Full-time days

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

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