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|Facility:||Norwood Hospital||Shift:||Varied Day Shifts|
|Department:||NWH Interpretive Service||Hours:||Per Diem|
Certification is preferred.
Provide face-to-face interpreting, video conferencing and telephonic interpreting as needed for health care encounters for all of the Norwood Hospital sites and programs. Attend community events as needed as a liaison for Norwood Hospital. Assist limited English proficiency (LEP) patients to access a full range of services available while helping patients to navigate the health care system. Accurately document all interactions into the electronic medical records system. Acts as a Cultural broker and informs providers and patients of relevant cultural issues to assist providers in delivering culturally competent patient care. Maintains and improves expertise through appropriate continuing education. Must be willing and able to travel to various Steward Sites and/or patient locations as required throughout the work-day.
Must be able to interpret in Portuguese and Spanish. High school diploma or equivalent is required – undergraduate degree preferred. National Certification preferred. Must demonstrate satisfactory fluency in English and target language(s) at a level that ensures accurate and understandable interpretation. Formal medical interpreting training and satisfactory knowledge of medical terminology is required.