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Medical Interpreter, Certified FT 40 hrs days

  • Job ID 1905009980
  • Date posted 03/12/2019
  • Facility MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Description:


MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center.   In 2019, MetroWest Medical Center achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction makes MetroWest Medical Center one of the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

Fluency in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Ability to accurately work in consecutive mode and sight translate into and from working language(s).
Proof of medical interpreting training from an accredited program– minimum of 60 hours and added trainings, webinars, conference attendance, etc. 
2-3 years of experience in a healthcare setting as a medical interpreter with strong medical vocabulary (including vocabulary of medical specialties, to interpret for our medical specialties departments).Applicant ideally should be in the path for National Certification and/or motivated to become National Certified as a Medical Interpreter.
Knowledge of computer systems.
Qualified interpreters only need to apply.

Professional working experience will be considered.
High level of customer services and a positive approach.
Familiarity and ability to work with diversity of cultural/socio-economic backgrounds.
Excellent interpersonal skills, to maintain harmonious relationship with all levels of Hospital’s personnel and patients.
Ability to inspire professional respect and trust in dealing with complex, sensitive, and emotional issues.
Organizational, and time-management skills, with the ability to set priorities, and problem solving skills.


Qualifications:

Certifications

Must be a certified medical interpreter

Job:  Non-Clinical/Administrative
Primary Location:  Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility:  MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type:  Full-time
Shift Type:  Days

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