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Clinical Interpreter

Category

Outreach

Organization:

Kinston Community Health Center, Inc.

Location:

Kinston, North Carolina • Lenoir County

Date Needed:

August 09, 2022

Organization Website:

Type Of Position:

Part Time

Education Required:

High School / GED

Experience Required:

1-2 year(s)

Date Of Job Posting:

July 22, 2022

Job Description:

**All new hires must be fully vaccinated**

Clinical Interpreter

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.

Job Qualifications

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.
Job Duties

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.

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