• PRN Interpreter

    Penn MedicineWest Chester, PA 19381

    Job #1372665378

  • PRN Interpreter+ Job ID :94144+ Job Category: Other+ Specialty Area: Other+ Primary Shift: Night+ Work Schedule: PRN 3rd shift 11p-7:30a+ Penn Medicine Entity: Chester County Hospital+ Location: West Chester, PA+ Address: 701 E Marshall St+ Education Required: Per Position Description+ Experience Required: Per Position Description+ Employment Type: Per DiemPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work? Position Description :Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?Position Description: Facilitates linguistic and cultural communication between patients seeking health-care services and their providers.Essential Duties and Responsibilities• Consecutive (primary mode) and simultaneous medical interpreting, Sight translation• Perform all interpreter roles: Conduit, Clarifier, Cultural Broker, Advocate• Recording and submitting encounter details, tracking minutes interpreting• Over-the-phone assistance for patients/providers with scheduling/follow-up requests• Schedule flexibility, ability to provide coverage for other interpreters• Assisting Manager of Interpreter Services with projects/initiatives when requested• Educating patients/staff on the interpreter services we provide (in-person, video, phone) and how to contact/use/access each.• Educate patient/staff on "Interpreter and Language Support" policy Minimum Requirements :Minimum Requirements: Education Training and ExperienceHigh School diploma, Proficiency in both (oral, written) English and Spanish. To obtain 40 or 60-hour on-the-job training and Certificate of Interpreter Training within two (2) weeks of hire date.Licensure/CertificationCurrent National Board of Certified Medical Interpreters (NBCMI) or Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters (CCHI) within one (1) year of hire date.Work Environment and HazardsWorks in main hospital building and at satellites located in West Chester. Must have reliable source of transportation for appointments on a daily basis.Work Contact GroupCommunity, patients, visitors, volunteers, and Health System workforce Additional Information :We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.Penn Medicine ~~~ Your Life's WorkEOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranWe are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.