Foreign Language Medical Interpreter II -Arabic
Posted on: January 20, 2023
- Position Summary
- Foreign Language Medical Interpreters facilitate health related
communication between Health Care Providers (HCPs) and Limited
English Proficient (LEP) patients, ensuring that patients receive
understandable and respectful care that is in keeping with their
cultural health beliefs, practices and primary language.
- Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
- Education: Advanced knowledge of medical terminology in source
and target language as evidenced by passing score on ICCS on line
test and completion of 100 hour LANA training or degreed (MD or RN)
from the United States. Advanced training and/or experience in
medical interpretation as evidenced by completion of 12 hour LANA
(or comparable) Basic Interpreter course and documented medical
- License/Certifications: N/A
- Experience: See "Education"
- Fluency or comparable skill level in both English and the
target language(s) as evidenced by Pacific (or comparable)
Bilingual Language test.
- Excellent customer service - teamwork skills.
- Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work at multiple
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