(PRN) Spanish Interpreter / Translator

Shriners Hospitals for Children Salt Lake City, UT
Job Description

On-call Spanish/English Medical Interpreter. The Medical Interpreter is responsible for providing interpretation and translation services for patients, family members, and staff in the hospital.

Services include listening to, understanding, and interpreting spoken language as well as translating written statements and documents from Spanish to English and English to Spanish in support of the medical treatment plan. Ability to interpret medical terminology is required.

Job Requirements

High school diploma/GED required. Fluency in Spanish and English;

speaking, reading, and writing (grammar proficiency);

Proficiency in medical terminology in Spanish and English;

Ability to interpret colloquial phrases in addition to medical terminology;

Successful completion of a language proficiency evaluation is required.

Successful course completion/certificate for Bridging the Gap (40 hour training for medical terminology and interpreter code of ethics).

Utah Certified Medical Interpretation License required.