Full-time Spanish Medical Interpreter - Sign On Bo

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Language Services is currently seeking an- On-site Full- time Spanish Medical Interpreter. The work schedule is Evening shift (5:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.) and no weekends. Please note, holidays are required.

The ideal candidates will have expert proficiency in speaking and communicating fluently. You will be required to complete and pass competency testing in the language. Medical interpreter training by a qualified training program is required, experience in the medical field is greatly preferred.

The primary function is to serve as a medical interpreter for patients and staff, rendering information accurately and completely between English and Spanish in compliance with all ChristianaCare Language Services and ChristianaCare hospital policies and procedures, particularly relating to patient confidentiality and informed consent, following the NCIHC Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Key components of the position are to provide accurate and qualified interpretation between limited English proficient (LEP) patients and English-speaking healthcare providers to facilitate successful health outcomes:

Serve as a resource to both patients and providers to contribute to successful outcomes.

Explain ChristianaCare linguistic and cultural resource to both patients and providers.

Provide face to face, telephonic or video interpretation for encounters, including and not limited to:

Medical appointments


Family meetings

Psychiatric and social work consultations


Informed consents

Explanation of tests and procedures

Palliative care

End of life

High school diploma or GED required. An associate degree or college work in any area related to science or human services highly desired.

'Fluency in Spanish and English (Advance High level or above).

Proof of Medical interpreter training- a minimum 40-hour interpreter training program and/ or a college degree in interpreting desirable.

National Certification as a Medical or Healthcare interpreter highly desired.

Experience in a healthcare setting as a medical interpreter, remote interpreting experience a plus.
About Us
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a free-standing emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute and was rated by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation's Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. It is continually ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With the unique CareVio data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

Post End DateMay 31, 2024

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Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1261233

Posted On: Apr 19, 2024

Updated On: May 05, 2024

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