A high school diploma or GED required. Fluency in English is required. Specific training or experience in medical interpretation required. The Medical Interpreter must be “qualified” and possess the minimum certification of 40 hours of interpreter training. Candidate certified through the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters required or must obtain Certification within twelve (12) months of hire. To become certified as a Medical Interpreter, you must have oral proficiency in another language and one of the following: Bachelor’s Master’s, High School diploma, 24+ semester college credit hours of the orally proficient language. An understanding of diverse cultural/socio-economic backgrounds, along with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure required. Additional related experience, education or training may be substituted for the degree.