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PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL INTERPRETER - (Spanish Language) (Temple University Hospital/40 hours days)

Company: Temple University Health System, Inc.
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL INTERPRETER - (Spanish Language) (Temple University Hospital/40 hours days) (223060) PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL INTERPRETER - (Spanish Language) (Temple University Hospital/40 hours days) - ( 223060 ) The professional medical interpreter facilitates linguistic and cultural communication between patients seeking health care services and providers of clinical and supportive health care services. This includes spoken and written language needed in the health care environment. The interpreter abides by a professional code of ethics. Will function in the capacity of Linguistic Services Coordinator as needed. Under limited supervision, receives requests from providers, processes and arranges interpreter services. Triages and prioritizes scheduling requests for service according to established protocols. Deploys staff interpreters and arranges for vendor interpreters to fill requests. Coordinates interpreter assignments for TUH, Episcopal, TUP, Jeanes, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and TPI. Must pass medical interpreter certification test within 6 months of hire. Assists with training and coaching of new professional medical interpreters and dual role medical interpreters both in the classroom setting and in observations in clinical settings.

Education
High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)
Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Experience
1 Year experience as a formally trained, tested medical interpreter (Required)
General Experience communicating in English and target language (Bilingual) (Required)
General Experience in healthcare (Required)

License/Certifications
CMI - Certified Medical Interpreter (Preferred)
40 Hours Per Week / 10:30 am to 7:00 pmYour Tomorrow is Here!
Temple Health is a dynamic network of outstanding hospitals, specialty centers, and physician practices that is advancing the fight against disease, pushing the boundaries of medical science, and educating future healthcare professionals. Temple Health consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), Fox Chase Cancer Center, TUH-Jeanes Campus, TUH-Episcopal Campus, TUH-Northeastern Campus, Temple Physicians, Inc., and Temple Transport Team. Temple Health is proudly affiliated with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.To support this mission, Temple University Health System is continuously recruiting top talent to join its diverse, 10,000 strong workforce that fosters a healthy, safe and productive environment for its patients, visitors, students and colleagues alike. At Temple Health, your tomorrow is here!Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledAn Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Your Tomorrow is Here!
Temple University Hospital is a nationally respected teaching hospital on Temple University's bustling Health Sciences Center campus. -The hospital provides a comprehensive array of healthcare services both basic and complex to patients from around the corner, across the country and around the world. As the chief clinical training site for the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, the hospital provides a dynamic environment for high-quality care, teaching, and cutting edge research.

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  • TUHS Vendor Policies & Procedures If you have difficulty signing in, click Forgot User Name or Password link on the Login page.For additional assistance completing your application, please contact the Help Desk at (215) 707-7008. -Temple University Health System, Inc. Philadelphia, PA. All Rights Reserved.Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliatesof Temple University Health System (TUHS) and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine atTemple University. TUHS neither provides nor controls the provision of health care.All health care is provided by its member organizations or independent health care providersaffiliated with TUHS member organizations. Each TUHS member organization is owned and operatedpursuant to its governing documents.

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