Medical Interpreter-Per Diem
Harbor Health Services - DORCHESTER, MA

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Medical Interpreter-Per Diem

Neponset Health Center

Dorchester, MA

Per Diem


General Definition and Scope of Job:
The Interpreter is responsible for providing accurate medical interpretation between Vietnamese patients, families, providers and staff, and assisting with scheduling appointments, consultations and referrals to both internal and external sources.


Minimum Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements:
High School Diploma/GED,
Oral and written fluency in Vietnamese and English,
Familiarity with medical terminology,
Excellent Customer Service Skills,
Ability to set priorities,
Ability to multiple patient encounters.

Preferred Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements:
Bachelors Degree,
One year experience as medical interpreter,
Medical Interpreter Certification,
Data entry and automated scheduling systems knowledge,
Knowledge of interpreter ethics and code of conduct.

Other Job Information:

Critical Demands of the Job:
Must be able to perform phone work for long periods of time,
Must be able to keyboard for brief periods for the duration of the day,
Must maintain professional demeanor be present in exam rooms during procedures,
Utilizes pager in accordance with Department requirements during the work day,
Must be able to travel to and from a variety of exam rooms and offices in a timely manner.

Evening & Weekend Hours (if required):

Evening and weekend coverage may be required as needed.

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