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Medical Interpreter - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Carilion Clinic

Location: Roanoke, VA, US, 24014
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: July 9, 2024
How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:
Provides accurate language interpreting services for patients to ensure effectively communication with health care providers and promote a positive patient care experience.
• Provides accurate sign language interpreting services to patients with hearing impairments. All interpretations are to be absolutely accurate and complete, without substitutions or omissions
• Maintains competency in language skills and interpretive proce
• Maintains strict confidentiality of patient information and does not disclose information outside the treating team.
• Promotes Carilion Clinic’s Culture of Excellence and quality service through team work, respectful communication, maintenance of a professional environment, partnership with those we serve in anticipation of patient/customer needs.
What We Require:
Education: High school diploma required.
Experience: Must be proficient in both written and spoken English and must be proficient in sign language with 1 to 2 years of experience in a healthcare setting as anmedical interpreter with proficiency in medical terminology.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Successful completion/certification as Medical Interpreter (by an agency which is recognized by Carilion) is required or must be obtained prior to hire. 10 Hours of continuing education  required annually National Certification preferred but not required.
Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal skills: Ability to remain calm when dealing with difficult people and crisis situations. Interprets with highest degree of accuracy and completeness in consecutive, simultaneous and sight translation modes. Flexible to meet scheduling needs and handle often unpredictable changes.Good interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills
About Carilion
This is Carilion Clinic ...
An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.
Requisition Number: 147353
Employment Status: Full time
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Details: Day/ evening hours with some on call
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.