Spanish Medical Interpreter/Translator

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permanent
Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
St. Luke's Health System
05/18/2024
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Overview

St. Luke’s Health System in Twin Falls, ID is seeking a Medical Interpreter/Translator to join our Language Services Team.

 

Unit/Position Summary

The Medical Interpreter/Translator facilitates clear, accurate and effective medical and general interpretation for healthcare staff, patients, companions, and visitors.

 

The Medical Interpreter/Translator facilitates clear, accurate and effective medical and general interpretation for healthcare staff, patients, companions, and visitors.
Interpret complex medical information to patients and/or companions. Demonstrates knowledge of National Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Interpreters in Healthcare. Assesses and monitors patients' understanding of information conveyed. Advises medical personnel about cultural information that may impact patient care. Understands variety of regional accents, linguistic styles, and registers. Interprets with highest degree of accuracy and completeness in consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation modes. Self-corrects, understands own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification, and accepts corrections. Maintain knowledge with medical and general terminology. Superior fluency in one or more languages in additional to English. Utilize a variety of technology, tools, and resources to support departmental workflows. Translates written material into one or more languages, ensuring meaning, context and localization are maintained. Supports an exceptional experience through all customer interactions, ensuring professional, timely and accurate communication

  • both verbally and in writing. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: 2 years relevant experience.
  • Licenses/Certifications: 40 Hours of Professional Medical Interpreter Training. Must successfully pass language assessment through St. Luke's Health System upon hire.

     

What’s in it for you

At St. Luke’s, caring for people in the communities we serve is our mission – and this includes our own SLHS team. We offer a robust benefits package to support our teams both professionally and personally. In addition to a competitive salary and retirement plans, we ensure our team feels supported in their benefits beyond the typical medical, dental, and vision offerings. We care about you and have fantastic financial and physical wellness options, such as: on-site massages, on-site counseling via our Employee Assistance Program, access to the Virgin Pulse Wellness tool, as well as other formal training and career development offerings to ensure you are meeting your career goals.

 

St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

*Please note: this posting is not reflective of all job duties and responsibilities and is intended to provide an overview to job seekers.

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