Interpreter/Translator (Spanish) - Creighton Clinic

Children's Hospital & Medical Center

Job Category
Professional Services
Posted : 2023-07-14

Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30-5, flexible late night Monday and Tuesday as needed till 7

We’re searching for an Interpreter-Translator to provide Spanish language interpretation and translation services for the Children’s Physicians patients, family members, staff and physicians.

Essential Functions

  • Interprets for Spanish speaking patients and families during encounters in the clinic setting with physicians, nurses, staff members, and (possibly) outside agencies.
  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge and skills in two languages: English and Spanish.
  • Displays cultural sensitivity, awareness and respect to all parties involved that makes possible conditions of mutual trust.
  • Demonstrates mastery of medical and colloquial terminology.
  • Returns all calls for interpretation promptly.
  • Prioritizes requests appropriately.
  • Assists families and patients with understanding and completing paperwork.
  • Interprets by phone as needed.
  • Translates written patient education materials, consent forms, and medical reports, from English into Spanish. Produces high quality written translations. Types and formats documents as needed. Proofreads other translated documents as needed.


  • Skill in to speaking, reading, and writing both Spanish and English fluently.
  • Ability to interact with a variety of families and health care professionals.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Skill in typing and computer word processing.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of demands in a professional manner, and to prioritize multiple requests.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university related to languages, communication, or health care field preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months experience or training in a health care setting and/or in interpreting required.
  • Formal medical interpreter training preferred.


  • Current and valid certifications as a Certified Medical Interpreter or Certified Healthcare Interpreter preferred.


Make a meaningful difference improving the lives of children!

At Children’s, the region’s only full-service pediatric healthcare center, our people make us the very best for kids. Come cultivate your passion, purpose and professional development in an environment of excellence and inclusion, where team members are supported and deeply valued. Opportunities for career growth abound as we grow our services and spaces, including the cutting-edge Hubbard Center for Children. Join our highly engaged, caring team—and join us in providing brighter, healthier tomorrows for the children we serve.

Job Location
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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