Foreign Language Medical Interpreter II - French/Kinyarwanda
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Position Summary (French/Kinyarwanda interpreter. Minimum of 40hrs
interpreter training and 1yr field experience required. Advanced
medical interpreter training preferred).
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
Experience: See "Education"
Fluency or comparable skill level in both English and the target
language(s) as evidenced by Pacific (or comparable) Bilingual
Excellent customer service - teamwork skills.
Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work at multiple
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