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Senior Interpreter

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Details

+ Department: Mission Integration

+ Schedule: Part- time 24 hours. Must be able to commit to a weekly Rotating Schedule (8-hour shifts), including holidays and weekends. The schedule will fall between 6 am-12 am

+ Facility: Chevy Chase Bldg

+ Location: Austin, TX

Benefits

Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.

Responsibilities

Act as a liaison between English and non-English speaking and/or hearing guests, staff and patients by providing interpreter services. Provide support and serve as a resource for other interpreters.

+ Listen to, comprehend and translate oral or written communications from English to another language and vice versa.

+ Translate medical terminology, including anatomy, prescriptions and procedures accurately.

+ Comply with all privacy and confidentiality policies when communicating patient information.

+ Develop translated forms and educational materials for non-English speaking and/or hearing populations.

+ Provide skilled interpretation services for patients in preparation for procedures, locations and other general information. Act as liaison between medical staff and patient/visitors to meet patient staff and visitor needs.

Requirements

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ Interpreter preferred.

Education:

+ High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

+ Bilingual with Full proficiency in English and Spanish

+ Skilled in speaking, reading, and writing in both English and Spanish fluently

+ Knowledge of medical terminology

+ Uses accurate medical and general/colloquial terminology for patient, care team, physicians, family, etc

+ Follows the standards of ethics for a Medical Interpreter

+ Experience in Oral Medical Interpretation and Written Medical translation of documents

+ Experience interpreting through phone, video, and in-person.

+ Skill in typing and word processing (Google Suite), and other computer software systems used in healthcare

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations in Central Texas and four teaching hospitals, including Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center. Join us and create a career path you will love.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, view the EEO is the Law (https://www.eeoc.gov/poster) poster.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp\_%20English\_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

Keywords: Ascension Health, Austin , Senior Interpreter, Other , Austin, Texas

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