University of Washington MEDICAL INTERPRETER, SPANISH (PER-DIEM, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington
Req #: 215391
Department: UW MEDICAL CENTER - INTERPRETER SERVICES
Posting Date: 01/05/2024
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $23.89 - $34.19 per hour
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/04/benefits-summary-classified-staff-less-than-half-time-20220908_a11y.pdf)
UW MEDICAL CENTER MONTLAKE'S INTERPRETER SERVICES has an outstanding opportunity for a MEDICAL INTERPRETER - SPANISH. WORK SCHEDULE
Day Shift PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide accurate rendition of a written text in one language to an oral message in another language.
Provide spoken language interpretation, in person, by telephone or video to:
Transmit information accurately between patient and provider or staff
Encourage direct communication between patient and provider or staff
Manage complexity of cross-cultural encounter
Utilize/integrate ethical practice to guide behavior in all interpretation
Consult with provider prior to encounter.
Explain and clarify cultural behaviors.
Assist patient to complete medical, financial and/or other forms. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS High school graduation or equivalent AND three years of interpretation experience with two years interpretation experience in a clinic or hospital setting AND Washington State Department of Social and Health Services certification or qualification ORequivalent education/experience. ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-MONTLAKE UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street. Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest. Become part of our team. (https://www.uwmedicine.org/jobs) Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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