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Spanish Interpreter, FCH - Language services

Company: Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our award winning team! See What Is Possible....

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care innovation medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital Milwaukee an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network which includes five hospitals more than 1700 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff providing a work environment full of encouragement innovation collaboration and respect.

Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the Milwaukee Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.

We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity you are encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!

Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.

FTE: 0.350000

  • 1.0 FTE is Full-Time any position less than 1.0 FTE is Part-Time and .001 FTE is Optional Part-Time*
  • Positions with an "FTE" (full time equivalency) of .8 - 1.0 are eligible for full-time medical dental and vision benefits. Positions with an "FTE" of .5 - .799 are eligible for part-time pro-rated medical dental and vision benefits*

Shift: Shift 1

Work schedule: Every Wednesday from 9:00am-4:30pm and every other weekend from 9:00am-4:30pm (weekend schedules allow earlier start time flexibility)

Summary:

To facilitate culturally and linguistically competent communication between individuals with Limited English Proficiency(LEP) and medical providers in a manner that promotes patient safety and confidentiality. Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:

A minimum of one year of experience in providing medical interpreting in English and Spanish is required. Three years of directly related experience. Experience at a Level I Trauma Center. High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in related field. Professional Medical Interpreter Program. Valid Wisconsin Drivers Licenses required.

Other information:

Must be bilingual in English and Spanish solid knowledge of medical terminology and competence in communicating the meaning of terms. Strong ability to interpret diagnostic processes treatments procedures preventive care and be culturally competent Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients their families and health care providers. Ability to perform under stressful situations and medical emergencies. Ability to produce written translation of material such as: various forms documents patient letters and other material. Formal interpreter training. 40 hour medical interpretation training program. CCHI or NBCMI Certification.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts recruits engages and retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor we take affirmative action in employment based on race sex disability and status as a protected veteran. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process if you have a need that requires an accommodation please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.

Keywords: Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee , Spanish Interpreter, FCH - Language services, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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