Location: Akron, Ohio
About Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
Prior to the start date, full COVID-19 vaccination is required for employment. Full vaccination is defined as 14 days after the last received vaccination. Boosters are excluded from this requirement.
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Days: Monday - Friday PRN
1st Shift: 8am - 4:30pm
Applicant must reside in Ohio at the time of offer**
The Medical Interpreter is responsible for facilitating daily cross-cultural effective communication both orally and in writing between patients, family members, medical providers and hospital staff.
Responsibilities:1.Provides language interpretation and translation services between the target language and English according to industry standards.
2.Assists employees in providing linguistically and culturally appropriate clinical services to patients and families.
3.Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the physical, psychological, social, educational, and safety needs of the patients served regardless of age.
4.Other duties as required.
Other information:Technical Expertise
1.Experience in proficient use of English and the target language is required.
2.Experience in medical interpreting is required.
3.Experience working with all levels within an organization is preferred.
4.Experience in healthcare is preferred.
5.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
1.Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is preferred.
2.Certification: Evidence of passing medical interpreter training program is required. National medical interpreting certification or credential is preferred.
3.Years of relevant experience: 1 to 2 years is preferred.
4.Years of experience supervising: None.
Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
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