• Interpreter - Language Services (Arabic)

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    2018-10414
    Category
    Patient, Family, & Visitor Services
    Emp Status
    Casual
    Hours per Week
    19.5
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    In this role you will facilitate patient care by providing Arabic interpreter services between patients and physicians, nursing staff or other hospital personnel. You will be relied upon to assist Arabic-speaking patients and family members with the completion of required forms and surveys. You will also conduct structured phone interviews with Arabic Speaking patients and maintain statistics on interpreter services provided.

    Qualifications

    The successful candidate must have a minimum of 40 hours of coursework/certification for interpreting in the healthcare profession (i.e. – Culture Smart or Bridging the Gap). Minimum 2-5 years of translation/interpretation field work experience required. Written and oral proficiency in English and Arabic language also required. Well versed on code of ethics and protocols for interpreting in a healthcare facility is essential.

     

    Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

     

    Bachelor’s degree preferred.

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