INTERPRETER PRN - SPANISH Job at CoperUniversity Health Care, Camden, NJ

  • CoperUniversity Health Care
  • Camden, NJ

Job Description

About us

AtCooper University Health Care,our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development.

Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

Short Description

A medical interpreter is a professional who provides interpretation and translation services for patients who speak limited English and healthcare staff. They are responsible for interpreting medical information accurately and confidentially, ensuring that patients understand their medical diagnosis, treatment options, and other important information. They also provide translations of medical documents, such as records and prescriptions.

We are looking for a fast-thinking and empathetic medical interpreter to ensure a mutual understanding between healthcare providers and patients who do not speak a shared language. The Medical Interpreter is responsible for conveying medical information to patients in an understood language, as well as informing healthcare professionals of any information provided by the patient.

To be successful as a medical interpreter you must have empathy for patients who are in a vulnerable position while providing accurate and unbiased translations. You should be able to make quick translations under pressure to convey essential information.

Experience Required

3-5 years preferred.

Education Requirements

High School Diploma

License/Certification Requirements

Certification/Licensure Interpreter/Translator Certificate and/or Certificate of Competency from an approved Interpreter/Translator training program preferred.

Open to obtaining certification as employee of CUHC.

Special Requirements

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work out of normal hours if needed when Voyce cannot be used by the patient.

Strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and customer service orientation.

Foreign language(s) written translation skills.

Listening skills.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.

Basic computer skills

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