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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 1461-OTHLOC-300000013606862
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343604-Language Services
Location: Charlotte - 720 E Morehead St
Job SummaryThe Healthcare Interpreter ensures equal access for all by serving as the linguistic and cultural intermediary of the healthcare encounter. The Interpreter accurately and skillfully interprets oral communication and basic written information, related to the healthcare encounter, between the Limited English Proficient (LEP) customer and the care team. The interpreter also serves as a cultural broker, clarifier, and advocate to ensure positive clinical outcomes.
High School diploma required. 2 years of experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and prior experience in a healthcare setting is required. National medical interpreter certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of oral/written language pair competency by successful completed an Interpreter Language Assessment required. Competition of 40-hour Medical Interpretation Training Program within 6 months of hire required. Complete 4 hours of training in setting outside of primary within 6 months required. Research and perform a 15-minutes presentation within 6 months required. Complete 2 industry related electives courses annually required.
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