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Medical Interpreter (Spanish/English)

Huntersville, NC

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RELY Workforce Group is seeking professional medical interpreters with demonstrated experience to serve our fast-growing client base.

Summary of Position

As an interpreter you will provide accurate interpretation in the medical field as a direct liaison between physician and patients who cannot speak English. As an interpreter you will be required to travel to client locations to provide face-to-face interpreting services.

Responsibilities

  • Precisely and accurately interprets critical medical advice and information given by the provider into equivalent terminology in the patient’s native language.

  • Establishes and maintains quality service and positive interaction with patients, customers, visitors, health care providers, and clinical employees.

  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA.

  • Provides occasional services outside of normal working hours on an as-needed basis.

  • Follow client’s instructions, manage the flow of the communication and avoid taking over the communication.

  • Avoid interaction with the Limited English proficiency speaker without client's permission.

  • Demonstrate commitment to cultural sensitivity and working in a diverse environment.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of professional interpreting experience in a medical setting

  • Current knowledge of medical terminology and procedures

  • Fluency in relative foreign language

  • Ability to precisely and accurately translate critical medical information from English to patient’s native language

  • Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility and customer service orientation

  • Ability to work outside of normal working hours as needed

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

  • Excellent listening, retention and note-taking skills to maintain a high level of accuracy

 

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

 

  • Work is performed in an interior medical/clinical environment

  • No physical effort required

 

Conditions of Employment

 

  • Successfully pass verbal medical terminology assessment

  • Driver’s License

  • Successful candidate must provide a copy of medical records.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information or any other consideration