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Spanish Interpreter

Rockford, IL 61102

Posted: 05/20/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: Medical Office & Insurance Job Number: CJ1777298513 Pay Rate: $18 / hour

Job Description

 Interpreter – Spanish/English Local health organization is looking for a Spanish/English Interpreter. The Spanish/English Interpreter will be responsible for direct interpretation in all clinic program areas, translation of written materials, and coordination of other interpreting needs. Pay: $16.61/hour; $17.61/hour if certified as a medical interpreter but can go up based on previous experience and longevity at previous employers. Hours: M, T, TH, F 8:30am-5pmW 8:30am – 8pm
Interpreter Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide direct interpretation as needed in various areas of the clinic
  • Coordinate additional interpreting services as needed
  • Assist provider and patients with cross-cultural/cultural sensitivity awareness
  • Translate written materials
  • Assist in development and implementation of formal relationships with community organizations to coordinate services
  • Participate in workshops and training meeting to further knowledge and skills
 Interpreter Job Requirements:
  • Excellent bilingual (English and Spanish) written and verbal communication skills
  • Medical terminology
  • Possess strong customer service skills
  • Ability to memorize multiple phrases at a time while provider or patient are speaking to interpret exactly what is being said
  • Translate written text from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English
  • Previous interpreting experience preferred, particularly in a health care setting
  • Computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work with minimum/no supervision
 Interpreter Education Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Prefer completion of Bridging the Gap Interpreting training course or equivalent
 The Spanish/English Interpreter plays an important role in assisting patients with their medical needs. If you are interested in working with others in our community, we would like to talk with you. Please apply here or contact Courtney at 815-229-7810.  #FSC 

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