Interpreter - Spanish
Cook Children's Medical Center - Fort Worth, TX

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SUMMARY: To provide patient, families, visitors, and staff access to on-site employees who are bilingual and proficient in both English and Spanish Monday through Friday, 24 hours a day and during designated hours on Saturday and Sunday. Act as a liaison between the patient, family, and staff in support of the medical plan of care.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent required. Demonstrates proficiency in English and secondary language. Special consideration for experienced translator in the following language: Spanish. Familiarity with medical terminology an asset. Previous interpretation / translation experience preferred. High school diploma required. Spanish interpreters / translators must meet Spanish proficiency levels defined by Cook Children’s Health Care System and measured by objective and nationally recognized oral language, reading and writing tests. All applicants are tested to determine their Spanish proficiency level.
· to qualify for employment, applicants must meet minimally required Spanish proficiency levels. Testing will be administrated by a contracted testing service prior to completion of the employment process. Applicants must test at the proficient level to qualify.
· subsequent to employment, Spanish proficiency levels are verified as part of the employee’s annual review. Testing is administered by a contracted testing service. Demonstrated ability to read and write in English and Spanish. Ability to relate to a diverse cultural and ethnic population.

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Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities...