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Ascension Health Senior Language Interpreter in Austin, Texas

We Are Hiring

Full Tme 40 hours

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bilingual with Full proficiency in English and Spanish

  • Skilled in speaking, reading, and writing in both English and Spanish fluently

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Uses accurate medical and general/colloquial terminology for patient, care team, physicians, family, etc

  • Follows the standards of ethics for a Medical Interpreter

  • Experience in Oral Medical Interpretation and Written Medical translation of documents

  • Experience interpreting through phone, video, and in-person.

  • Understands the dynamics of a Hospital/Healthcare system

  • Rotating Schedule (8 hour shifts), including weekends. Most often the schedule will fall between 6am-11pm

  • Designation as a 'Partially Remote' position with a combination of remote virtual interpreting and in-person interpreting in hospitals and clinics.

  • Skill in typing and word processing (Google Suite), and other computer software systems used in healthcare

What You Will Do

Act as a liaison between English and non-English speaking and/or hearing guests, staff and patients by providing interpreter services. Provide support and serve as a resource for other interpreters.

  • Listen to, comprehend and translate oral or written communications from English to another language and vice versa.

  • Translate medical terminology, including anatomy, prescriptions and procedures accurately.

  • Comply with all privacy and confidentiality policies when communicating patient information.

  • Develop translated forms and educational materials for non-English speaking and/or hearing populations.

  • Provide skilled interpretation services for patients in preparation for procedures, locations and other general information. Act as liaison between medical staff and patient/visitors to meet patient staff and visitor needs.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Interpreter preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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