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Language Access Interpreter & Translator (Plano, TX)

Company: Children's Health
Location: Plano
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Job Description:

Job OpportunityJob ID: 60253Description:ABOUT US: Position will be located in Plano, TXAt Children's Health, we value the role each team member plays in helping us deliver on our mission of making life better for children. We take pride in providing a rich and rewarding career opportunities that enable team members to reach their highest potential.For nine consecutive years, Children's Health has been recognized as one of the 150 top places to work in health care by Becker's Hospital Review. This esteemed list features healthcare systems which offer professional development, growth, excellent benefits and promotion of diversity above and beyond other organizations.ABOUT THE JOB:This position is responsible for inpatients and ER, you will also be responsible for the accurate interpretation via face-to-face, phone or video of health care information to and from Spanish-speaking patients / patient families and health care providers as well as other specialties involved in patient care. This job is also responsible for the translation of Children's Health documents.* The start time may vary, but M-F, with a start between 6:30a and 9a and then ending 8hr later.SOME HIGHLIGHTED RESPONSIBILITIES:* Accurately interpret medical and health care information/instructions from physicians, nurses or other health care staff to Spanish-speaking patients/families in consecutive or simultaneous mode by following the National Code of Ethics for Interpreters in Health Care and department's established standards.* Assists in obtaining patients/families' signature where appropriate; and provides information regarding health care related cultural issues/needs of Spanish-speaking patients/families to hospital staff to develop sensitivity.* Has advanced and specialized expertise in document translation from English to Spanish and vice versa, typically developed through advanced job-related training, education or extensive experience. Translates Children's documents like forms, discharge orders, patient education, and similar from English to Spanish or vice versa.* Manages and keeps accurate information for each encounter in the Language Access Services EPIC scheduling system.* Collaborates with departmental activities and projects and takes part of Language Access Services Team to support employee recognition, continuous education and after visit summary translation; and performs other duties and special projects as assigned.* Functions as a preceptor as needed for newly hired LAS Reps. As a preceptor, shadows, trains,compiles and organizes materials and delivers training summary and evaluations to leads or supervisors in a timely manner.* Provides occasional services outside of normal working hours on as as-needed basis and/or for staff meetings and continuous education.Work Experience* At least 2 years job related experience requiredEducation* High school diploma or GED required* Two-year associate degree or equivalent experience preferredLicenses and Certifications* 40 hours or more of Healthcare, community or legal interpreter training or Bachelors in Interpretation / Translation upon Hire requiredCMI or CHI certification 180 Days requiredBENEFITS:Children's Health offers opportunities for learning and career development; competitive pay; and a comprehensive benefits program. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our team members have a voice in their work through surveys, pulses and town halls. And we honor and celebrate our staff with year-round employee appreciation events.We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.Requirements:Job Family Professional & Management Expertise Non-Clinical - General Job Type Full Time Location Plano, Texas

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