Legacy Health Language Interpreter in Silverton, Oregon
If you’ve ever felt nervous and uneasy while seeing a healthcare provider, imagine not speaking the same language and being unsure of what’s said or what you should do. With your translating skills and your compassion for others, you will put our non- or limited-English speaking patients and their families at ease. You will be their trusted liaison through the entire visit, from filling out forms to understanding medical diagnoses and procedures. As you build relationships with our patients, you will embody the Legacy mission of making life better for others.
Provides interpreter services as a communication bridge between the non- or limited- English speaking patient and or family and health care provider and support staff in a variety of settings and locations as needed.
Education: High school diploma required. College level education preferred.
Experience: One year of experience as a medical interpreter.
Skills/Knowledge: Medical terminology. Demonstrated fluency in a designated foreign language. Positive interpersonal skills to handle diverse working situations.
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Oregon Health Care Interpreter Certification (HCI) for applicable languages is preferred.
Posting Title: Language Interpreter
Job Req #: 20-14894
Name: Interpretive Services
Avg Hours Per Week: 16
FTE for each opening (not total FTE across all openings for multiple openings). If less than 1.0 please enter leading 0 before the decimal, e.g. 0.2: 0.40
Job_Commensurate with Experience: USD $17.49/Hr. - USD $25.01/Hr.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work Days: Set schedule, no weekends
Shift Start Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 07:30 AM
Shift End Time (HH:MM AM or PM): 04:00 PM
External Company Name: Legacy Health
External Company URL: https://www.legacyhealth.org/
Street: 342 Fairview St