Interpreter
Phoenix Children's Hospital - Avondale, AZ

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This position provides language interpretation services between patients, families and healthcare team to ensure comprehension of cultural considerations during treatment planning.

PCH Values
  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
Position Duties

1.
Concurrently performs bilingual interpretation (English and foreign language) of patient care needs between patient, family, and health care team members to ensure understanding of needs, issues, and/or concerns.
  • Consecutive interpretation following national standards of practice and ethics.

2.
Maintains accurate and timely documentation of interpretation activities.

3.
Participates in a variety of department and/or hospital sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies.

4.
Works closely and in conjunction with Translator by identifying documents, materials, and other written information, including, but not limited to, consents and discharge information requiring translation.

5.
As part of the health care team, refers identified psychosocial issues to social work, child life, pastoral care, or other family centered care departments to ensure appropriate and effective response to patient/family needs.

6.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Position Qualifications

Education Requirements
  • Completion of a medical interpreter training course that is consistent with national standards (Required)

Experience Requirements
  • Six months experience in a health care setting (Required)

Certification/License/Registry Requirements
  • Completion of Spanish Bilingual Assistant or equivalent training (Required)

Skill Requirements
  • Experience with interpreting in foreign languages as spoken and understood by patients and families served by the Hospital (Required)

Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirement - Climbing (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Hearing (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Reaching (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Sitting (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Standing (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Talking (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Walking (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Near Vision (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Far Vision (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment (Required)
  • Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure (Required)
  • Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals (Required)

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Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH) invests in the health of the next generation. Founded in 1983, the hospital provides a comprehensive...