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8/24/2017
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MEDICAL INTERPRETER
Carilion Clinic | Roanoke, Virginia
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Job Description

 

 THIS IS PRIMARILY FOR SPANISH INTERPRETATION

 

Supports Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities

Supports Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Provides accurate language interpreting services for patients to ensure effectively communication with health care providers and promote a positive patient care experience.

Minimum Qualifications Required

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 a medical 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

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic

Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.

Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.

Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Carilion is a Drug-Free Workplace

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

About Carilion Clinic

Carilion Health System is a $1 billion healthcare company serving approximately 1 million people in Western Virginia. Carilion is a comprehensive, integrated system employing nearly 10,000 people at 10 not-for-profit hospitals, 61 physician practices and primary care centers and a managed care division. As part of its mission to improve the health of the communities it serves, Carilion operates the region's only level 1 trauma center, air ambulance and neo-natal intensive care program, along with a full service cancer center and regional heart center.

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