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Medical Interpreter

Company: Shriners Childrens Hospital
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

Shriners Children's is a family that respects, supports, and values each other. We are engaged in providing excellence in patient care, embracing multi-disciplinary education, and research with global impact. We foster a learning environment that values evidenced based practice, experience, innovation, and critical thinking. Our compassion, integrity, accountability, and resilience defines us as leaders in pediatric specialty care for our children and their families.

Job Overview

Shriners Children's is the premier pediatric burn, orthopaedic, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate, and pediatric subspecialties medical center. We have an opportunity for a per diem Medical Interpreter in our Care Management department.


The Medical Interpreter is responsible for providing interpretation and translation services for patients and family members and staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children (SHC). Services include listening to, understanding, and interpreting spoken, or translating written, statements and documents from one language to another, in support of the medical treatment plan. In addition the medical interpreter will provide language and cultural support to patients and families and identify any cultural or language barriers to care. This service will require face-to-face interpreting between patients and providers and may also include family members or patient representatives. The medical interpreter will also be required to provide cultural information to the care team in order to facilitate the creation and adherence to a treatment plan and meet regulatory requirements.



High School Diploma or GED


Medical Interpretation Certification a plus


Bilingual in English-Spanish

Minimum 1 year of Medical Terminology

One year experience in clinical medical interpretation preferred


Current full vaccination status required

Keywords: Shriners Childrens Hospital, Philadelphia , Medical Interpreter, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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