Interpreter- Amharic/Oromo (casual)
Hennepin County Medical Center - Minneapolis, MN

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Casual (on call) Amharic/Oromo Interpreter opening currently available in our Interpreter Services Department. Shifts available are mostly days Monday-Friday.

These positions are not eligible for benefits.

-High School diploma, GED or equivalent and
-Must have at least six months of approved medical interpreting experience in a healthcare setting.
-Training in medical terminology and National Code of Ethics/ Standards of Practice

Must possess the Certificate in Healthcare Interpreting which is a 40 hour course from one of the following: Bridging the Gap, University of Minnesota Interpreting course, Century College Interpreting course, national programs or equivalent.

Please Note: final candidates will be required to pass the language proficiency and medical terminology assessment.

-Facilitate communication between patients and HCMC staff either over the phone or face-to-face.
-Share relevant cultural information with all parties involved and assists all speakers in reaching a mutual understanding.
-Perform other related tasks as required in working with a specific patient population.

You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin County Medical Center for your employment! HCMC offers a wealth of opportunities for our ever-changing population and is a place you'll feel challenged, rewarded, and appreciated. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for both current and future employees, who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. Thanks for choosing HCMC!

HCMC has the following Success Factors that apply to all our employees to ensure competency. They are: exhibits accountability, demonstrates ethics and trustworthiness, delivers customer service, embraces differences, uses resources wisely, communicates clearly, builds and strengthens relationships, champions change and seeks continuous growth. Employees must be able to demonstrate competency in these areas.

Please Note: external applicants selected for an interview with Hennepin County Medical Center must provide data for a Criminal Background Study. Offers of employment from Hennepin County Medical Center are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

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