Associate Medical Interpreter

NEW HAVEN, CT
Apr 30, 2020

Share:
This job has no Apply URL.

Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

 

SUMMARY

This position reports to the manager of Language Services and receives operational coordination and direction from the Manager of Language Services or the Assistant Manager of Language Services. Position provides accurate and complete, interpretation of medical information between providers and patients. Candidates adhere to the standards of practice and code of ethics of medical Interpreting.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Facilitates and encourages direct communication between patient and provider by being a conduit and not the focus of communication.
    • 1.1 Displays equal sensitivity to patient and caregiver concerns, interpreting all comments between the two parties
  • 2. Assists with operational functions of Interpreter Program.
    • 2.1 Documents interpreter encounter(s) accurately and in a timely manner in EPIC.
  • 3. Professional development:
    • 3.1 Completes the YNHH Interpreter Certification Program within 1 year on employment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

 

Bachelors with a concentration in language or an allied medical field (or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience).

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Relevant work experience that demonstrates interpreting aptitude and sound learning skills. Experience in a healthcare/hospital setting preferred. Experience in handling a variety of customers at all socio-economic levels. Comfortable and knowledgeable with technologies applicable to Language Services Understanding of culture represented by languages spoken by interpreter.

 

LICENSURE

 

YNHH Interpreter Certification Program required within 1 year of employment. National Certification of Medical Interpreters required within 18 months of employment.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

 

Must be fluent in a foreign language and English both verbal and written. Proven ability to work as a part of a team and to work with limited supervision. Completes the accurate entry of data in both Epic and the Language Services System. Basic knowledge of medical vocabulary in at least two languages.

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

Hearing sufficient to understand and interface effectively between two or more parties in a medical interview who speak different spoken languages. Sitting 10-20% of the day, Standing or ambulating 80% of the day, Able to move quickly through a large, multi-floored complex with many buildings Visual acuity sufficient to read printed matter. May require travel to different YNHH facilities to include satellite offices.

 

Additional Information

National Certification of Medical Interpreters must be obtained in 18 months. Spanish Interpreter. Responsible for the completion of CEUs to maintain certification.

Share:
This job has no Apply URL.
 

Not ready to apply, but interested in working at Yale New Haven Health?

Join our Talent Network

Job Info

Job: 18258

Department: Language Services
Category: ADMIN SUPPORT
Sub Category: CLINICAL PROF
Status: Part Time Benefits Eligible
Shift: DAYS
Hours: 28

Similar Jobs

Medical Interpreter

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Collection Testing Site Clerk - COVID

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Patient Services Associate II

Trumbull, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Business Associate - Per Diem

Milford, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Business Associate - MC

Milford, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Patient Services Associate II

Trumbull, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Patient Services Associate II

Trumbull, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Surgical Scheduling Coordinator - Urology

Fairfield, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Inventory Associate Assistant

CT:Branford",
ADMIN SUPPORT

Certified Medical Interpreter (Arabic)

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Certified Medical Interpreter

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Business Associate - MC - Part-time

Milford, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Coordinator

CT:Branford",
ADMIN SUPPORT

Associate Medical Interpreter

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Laboratory Associate

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Laboratory Associate

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Specimen Intake Specialist

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Business Associate - Part Time

Bridgeport, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Business Associate - Per Diem

Bridgeport, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Medical Interpreter

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Patient Services Associate II

Trumbull, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

Patient Service Associate II

Trumbull, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT

HVC Clinical Services Facilitator

NEW HAVEN, CT
ADMIN SUPPORT