Interpreting and/or Translating - Medical Interpreter/Translator

 

VOLUNTEER

 

POSITION TITLE: Interpreter/Translator Volunteer - SPANISH

REPORTS TO:   Clinic Manager or Clinical Provider

LOCATION: Hansen Family Health Center (Woodland)

OVERVIEW: Our commitment to providing quality care begins with the patient and staff. In order to reduce communication gaps between healthcare professionals and non-English-speaking community groups, the volunteer interpreter provides in-person interpreting for their health care appointments. The volunteer interpreter may also provide translation support for documents or other written needs as well as medical back office support such as medical records. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bilingual in Spanish
    • Able to provide medical interpreting for patients
    • Able to pass a short language competency test
    • Highly organized and able to multi-task
    • Available during open clinic hours
    • Available On-Call if needed
    • Must be available to attend orientation

 

Qualifications Required

  • Annual TB Clearance Must be at least Annual Symptom Review
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Must be at least Employee
  • Hep B Vaccination Must be at least Complete
  • Lengalia Language Assesment SPANISH Must be Qualified
  • MMR Vaccination Must be at least Complete
  • New Volunteer & Student Training Must be at least Complete
  • Policies and Agreements Must be Complete
  • Varicella Vaccination Must be at least Complete
  • Volunteer and Student Handbook Must be Complete

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Saturday - Morning, Afternoon