With supervision from the Support Services Manager, provides medical interpretation and translation and performs additional related duties as a member of the non-medical support services team.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Provide interpretation and written translation services for licensed health care providers, professional staff and other front-desk and back-office personnel, as required.
2. Interpret for patients and provider during the patient visit, conducting the task in an accurate, thorough and sensitive manner.
3. Interprets/translates and explains health care procedures to patient and provides instruction related to the patient’s visit and treatment plan.
Interprets and explains cultural differences, customs or practices to the patient and provider when appropriate; communicates any special needs of the patient.
High school diploma or GED with five years of professional medical translation experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Specific language requirement as required for the specific interpreter position.
Commitment to working in the Asian community, to community health care with familiarity with community health clinics.
Certificates, Licenses, Registration:
HIPPA Training Certificate, Certificate in Medical Interpretation or Proof of Interpretation Education
Requirements: Cantonese or Mandarin required
Last updated 9/13/2019
Work Location: Chenming & Margaret Hu Medical Center
818 Webster Street