Interpreter

  • Goshen, IN
  • Goshen Hospital
  • Nursing Support
  • Casual/PRN - Varied - 12
  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Req #: 8625-7209
  • Hours Scheduled: 12 hours/pay period
  • Posted: October 15, 2020
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Summary

Requisition #: 8625
Facility/Dept: Goshen Hospital – Nursing Support
Status/Shift: Casual, 8 hrs per pay period, Varied Shifts

Location:  200 High Park Ave, Goshen, IN 46526
About Goshen Health’s Interpreting Services: Goshen Health provides interpreting (oral) in all languages, and translation (written) of all hospital forms to Spanish) at no cost to our patients. Spanish, Russian/Ukrainian and American Sign Language interpreting is mostly done in-person. All other languages and some after-hours needs are covered with an over-the-phone 24/7 interpreting service.


Duties:
Responsibilities include facilitating interpretation, between patient, families and the staff at Goshen Health, who have limited English-Speaking/Writing skills.  Must be able to communicate effectively with different cultures.

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum Education - High School Diploma or the Equivalent
  • Preferred Education - Bachelors degree in a related health field
  • Minimum Experience - Requires a solid understanding of medical terminology and mastery of the language(s) called upon to interpret.  Experience with health care and complexity of the language used by providers. Interpreter must understand references to body systems and health care procedures.  Must have completed and passed competency test provided by the Health System.  Must have a basic proficiency in computer skills.
     
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