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University of Utah Health Interpreter PRN in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides foreign language interpretation, written translation and assists in education for non-English speaking customers, students or participants of the organization. Challenges include accurately interpreting and communicating information in an unbiased, clear and concise manner with patients, families, healthcare staff and physicians.

  • Submit a full application process online at employment.utah.edu

  • Upload most recent up dated resume with verifiable work history with previous related work experience.

  • Review Job Location, Schedule Hours and Qualifications to be consider for this job. Spanish to English interpreter and English to Spanish interpreter. Experienced Medical Terminology Required!

  • We are looking for someone that either has a degree in spanish or as an English/Spanish interpreter and/or is a certified translator (with ATA or any other accredited agency) for this PRN on call no benefirs position.

  • If your phone number or email changes make sure to update it in your original application.

  • If selected HR recruiter will give you further instructions of next steps in the application and hiring process. Be ready to provide five professional references when requested by our Skill Survey.

Responsibilities

  • Interprets communication between the staff and non-English speaking population.

  • Translates written educational materials and documents in accordance with readability guidelines.

  • Follows up with the non-English speaking population to inquire about the status of individual patients and answers questions.

  • Assists the non-English speaking population in completing medical, financial and related forms.

  • Escorts non-English speaking population to the appropriate service area.

  • May provide patient education and discharge planning in conjunction with nursing and rehabilitation staff.

  • We are looking for someone that either has a degree in spanish or as an English/Spanish interpreter and/or is a certified translator (with ATA or any other accredited agency).

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated ability to accurately interpret and translate verbal and written text.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently in an efficient, productive manner maintaining composure and sensitivity in accordance with the environment of health care services.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Associate's degree in a foreign language, or equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Depending upon the department of hire, a knowledge of medical terminology may be required.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

  • We are University of Utah Health. healthcare.utah.edu

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application FAQs

Requisition Number 33259

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type PRN

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Rotating

Location Name Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department HCH CST 60S Interpretive Svcs

Category Other

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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