On-Call PRN Spanish Interpreter
Company: Pennsylvania Medicine
Location: West Chester
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of
providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting
innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of
medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means
collaboration with top clinical, technical and business
professionals across all disciplines.
Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone
will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and
reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you
living your life's work?
General Summary Statement
Facilitates linguistic and cultural communication between patients
seeking health-care services and their providers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
--- Consecutive (primary mode) and simultaneous medical
interpreting, Sight translation
--- Perform all interpreter roles: Conduit, Clarifier, Cultural
--- Recording and submitting encounter details, tracking minutes
--- Over-the-phone assistance for patients/providers with
--- Schedule flexibility, ability to provide coverage for other
--- Assisting Manager of Interpreter Services with
projects/initiatives when requested
--- Educating patients/staff on the interpreter services we provide
(in-person, video, phone) and how to contact/use/access each.
--- Educate patient/staff on "Interpreter and Language Support"
Education Training and Experience
High School diploma, Proficiency in both (oral, written) English
and Spanish. To obtain 40 or 60-hour on-the-job training and
Certificate of Interpreter Training within two (2) weeks of hire
Current National Board of Certified Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) or
Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) within
one (1) year of hire date.
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best
care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our
employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive
compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest
prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine
employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission.
Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people
live longer, healthier lives.
Live Your Life's Work
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race,
ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital
status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual
violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status
as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable
Keywords: Pennsylvania Medicine, Wilmington , On-Call PRN Spanish Interpreter, Other , West Chester, Delaware
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