Job Description: Job Description
Sentara RMH South Main Health Center is seeking a part time (20 hours per week) Spanish
- High School Graduate or Equivalent
- Associates Degree in healthcare or related field preferred
- Medical Terminology
- Interpreting – 6 months
- 40 hour Medical Interpreter Training Program certificate
- Bridging the Gap or other nationally recognized program
Provides language interpretation service between patients, family members and hospital care providers. The Interpreter will relay information accurately from healthcare staff to customers. Assists healthcare staff with understanding cultural differences that could impede care. Requires frequent communication with patients, family members, visitors, and staff. Maintains strict confidentiality regarding any hospital-patient communication.Uses judgment in order maintain good will and promote cooperation with the patient and family members. Uses discretion when presenting and discussing information about patients or unit activities. The Interpreter will demonstrate ability to rotate through different units in the hospital and perform competently in all areas were assigned.
High School Grad or Equivalent
Required: Medical Terminology –
Educational verification may be required for this position.
In support of our mission “to improve health every day”, this is a tobacco-free environment.
Location/Region: Harrisonburg, VA (US)