Kinston Community Health Center, Inc.
Kinston, North Carolina • Lenoir County
August 09, 2022
High School / GED
July 22, 2022
**All new hires must be fully vaccinated**
The Clinical Interpreter provides accurate interpretation and translation of critical medical information in direct service to physicians and/or other health care providers who are seeing patients who cannot speak or understand English, when specifically required by the provider.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalency.
Minimum Certifications and/or Licenses: Associates degree preferred
Minimum Experience: 1-3 years of clinical/professional experience preferred. Experience in translating, interpreting and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Satisfactory professional references.
Minimum Skills: Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Microsoft outlook, Chrome, Internet Explorer. Knowledge of Electronic Health Record.
Must be bilingual; fluent in Spanish and English, demonstrating excellent oral and written skills in the language identified by the Health Center as being a language-of-need.
Performs on-site and over-the-phone interpretation for patients, families, providers and KCHC staff as requested.
Completes interpretation request accurately and in a timely manner.
Participates as a team member exercising sensitivity and maintain confidentiality of employee and patient information at all times.
Provides expert knowledge regarding the interplay of medical treatment and key aspects of the patients’ culture.
Participates in educational programs as needed.
Translates written documents from English to Spanish.
Translates website from English to Spanish.
Translates brochures from English to Spanish.
Maintains a professional appearance, demeanor, and dedication to service.
Adheres to all federal regulations regarding HIPAA as well as KCHC employee policies.
Completes all other duties as assigned.