Interpreter-Translator - Saline Medical Specialties

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Job Responsibilities
Under general supervision, translates information between limited English-speaking patients and medical personnel or others as necessary. Translates written materials as needed. May advocate for patients and notifies staff and patients of relevant cultural issues, to facilitate delivery of healthcare services.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Translate information for patients and family members who speak limited English.
Interpret a patient's symptoms and medical history as well as questions from health care provider.
Convey diagnoses and treatment instructions in a culturally appropriate manner.
Assess and monitor patients' understanding of information conveyed, and ensures communication is translated accurately.
Translate written documents as requested.
Edit translated documents as necessary for grammar and clarity.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of medical terminology, anatomy, etc. courses in related field preferred.
Competency in English and one or more other needed languages required
2 ? 4 years related experience required.
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