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Oromo/Amharic on-call Intepreter

Regions Hospital
St Paul

Job Description

The interpreter will be responsible for facilitating daily cross-cultural communication between patients, family members and others, along with medical providers and staff. The interpreter will serve as a cultural and language resource person. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

40 hours of interpreter training required

Experience:

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
Annual completion of department-required continuing education
Active Status on the Minnesota Spoken Language Health Care Interpreter Roster

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bilingual fluency
Reading and written fluency in both languages
Basic computer skills
Ability to remain flexible and maintain effective working relations with others in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrates good time management skills in unpredictable settings
Ability to multi-task in fastpaced environment
Understanding of advocacy boundaries, balancing objectivity and confidentiality
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily interpreter schedule and tasks

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Qualifications

40 hours of interpreter training required

Experience:

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification:
Annual completion of department-required continuing education
Active Status on the Minnesota Spoken Language Health Care Interpreter Roster

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bilingual fluency
Reading and written fluency in both languages
Basic computer skills
Ability to remain flexible and maintain effective working relations with others in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrates good time management skills in unpredictable settings
Ability to multi-task in fastpaced environment
Understanding of advocacy boundaries, balancing objectivity and confidentiality
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily interpreter schedule and tasks

Employment Type

On Call

Schedule

From Monday thru Friday

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