Interpreter- Spanish

Trinity Health Of New England

Expired
Job Category
Professional Services
Overview
Description
Employment Type:
Part time
Shift:
Rotating Shift

Description:

Mercy Medical Center a member of Trinity Health Of New England is looking for a Spanish Interpreter to join our team of mission-driven healthcare innovators. Our vision is to provide state-of-the-art healthcare to those within our local communities, creating a positive impact for each individual that walks through our doors.

Our new colleague is responsible Providing bilingual/bicultural interpreting services to patients on the various clinical units of the hospital. Provides interpreter service for families and for staff members and consults with hospital staff regarding culturally-sensitive language issues. Position requires assistance securing appointments or scheduling tests for various outpatient procedures.

Top Reasons to Work at Trinity Health of New England:

  • Flexible Schedule

  • Competitive pay

  • Mission Drive Team Environment

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Part-Time, 20 hours

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Exceptional Patient Care: Contributes to overall quality of care by treating all patients, colleagues and guests with respect and dignity.

  • Excellent Communicator: Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with admin, colleagues, patients, and family member.

  • Technical Familiarity: Develops and maintains accurate computerized data, and daily schedules related to service requests and sources of referral. Prioritizes and completes paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Active Teamwork: Engages members in various teams and management levels in a positive manner

Requirements:

  • Requires the level of knowledge normally acquired through obtaining a high school diploma.

  • Knowledge or ability to interact with patients and staff at all levels, reflective of experience gained by two (2) years’ experience in a client/patient-centered environment, preferably within Interpreting Services. Experience in a mental health environment preferred.

  • Position requires successful completion of state approved 60- hour Medical Interpreter Training Certificate or National Certification by an organization accredited by NCCA, NBCMI or CCHI.

  • Position requires competent bilingual skills in English, a second language, and a level of comfort in challenging situations requiring tact and diplomacy.

  • Requires the ability to provide a high level of customer service with a positive approach. Must be familiar with and able to work with the diversity of cultural/socio-economic backgrounds.

  • Possesses good interpersonal, organizational, and time-management skills. Knowledge of computer systems helpful, using Midas for documentation.

About Trinity Health Of New England:

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Trinity Health Of New England benefits include health insurance, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, sick time, and professional advancement just to name a few.

Employees can also take advantage of extra benefits specific to each hospital.

Step up to your potential. Write your story and apply today!

Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Job Location
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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