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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Translation, Linguistics or Related Field

Minimum Work Experience
3 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Minimum of 3 years experience as a translator. Experience translating a wide array of medical related documents preferred

Required Skills/Knowledge

Bilingual capability and certified in Spanish Language Translation

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Promotes Appropriate Utilization of Translation Services by Staff
  1. Educates staff in the process of how to appropriately request translation services
  2. Maintains l communication at all times with internal and external customers regarding progress, deliverables, delays, etc
  3. Works closely with other departments providing recommendations
  4. Uses resources efficiently in order to maximize productivity and maintain costs low
  5. Collaborates with the Manager of Patient and Family Education to streamline process
Contributes to a Well-Organize Program
  1. Translates requests in a timely fashion to meet requestor needs and datelines
  2. Maintains required logs/tracking system in order to track project progress and productivity
  3. Maintains translation statistics and performs analysis of program utilization and other metrics
  4. Coordinates distribution of assignment based on program needs
  5. Efficiently utilizes tools available to provide translations of the highest quality
  6. Manages own time to be productive
  7. Maintains archives and databases related to translation projects
Performance Improvement / Problem Solving
  1. Identifies opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  2. Identifies and resolves issues, overcoming challenges
  3. Makes appropriate decisions, using sound judgement
  1. Partners with all team members to achieve goals
  2. Works effectively with diverse groups
  3. Demostrates accountability for work
  4. Shares and seeks knowledge and provides feedback to others
  5. Receptive to others ideas and opinions

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.