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