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Spanish Interpreter - Interpretive Services - Per Diem

SUMMARY: This position is accountable to provide interpretation for patients, families and clinical staff. They must possess a full command (verbal and written) of the English language as well as the language they will use in their interpreter encounters, e.g. Spanish, Hmong, Lao, etc. The interpreter acts as advocate, culture broker, clarifier, and conduit for Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons. Interpreters may be asked to clarify written consents and hospital forms, and advocate for the LEP regarding cultural differences.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum eighteen (18) months Interpreter or equivalent experience utilizing interpreter skills required
  • Minimum six (6) months Healthcare setting and/or hospital environment preferred
  • Demonstrates full command (verbal and written) of the English language and second language, e.g. Spanish
  • Medical terminology or equivalent experience in a medical setting 

EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma required

POSITION DETAILS: Per diem position, hours vary. 

PAY RANGE: $26.65-$37.90

LOCATION: Madera, CA

RecruitmentServices@valleychildrens.org - 1-800-228-2231