Medical Interpreter II - ASL/Trilingual

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Banner Position Number
H97209
ID
2022-11857
Category
Healthcare Professionals
Type
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range
PS18S: $49,241.00 - $58,930.00 - $69,705.00

Responsibilities

 Under the direction of the Program Coordinator, serves as a Medical Interpreter II for patients and staff. Relays medical and other information between individuals who communicate in different languages, in compliance with hospital policies and procedures, and patient confidentiality regulations and guidelines.

Qualifications

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.

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