English and Spanish Medical Interpreter

301 E Meeting St, Morganton, NC, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Interpreter assists in BHI tasks (front desk check-in/appointments, BH service visits, case management needs) as translator between Spanish-speaking consumers and clinicians. Additionally, interpreter helps transport uninsured, Spanish-speaking consumers to HCCH appointments as needed and as available. Interpreter assists clinicians and staff to engage in culturally informed care through discussing cultural norms, experiences, and expectations of the area’s Latino population. Additional responsibilities as qualified include patient health education and related documentation, representing HCCH at community events, outreach, networking with community leaders and other duties as determined by supervising and leadership staff.

Requirements

Native Spanish-speaking proficiency. At least 2 years experience interpreting between Spanish and English in a health care setting. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting. Valid NC driver’s license and good driving record. Cultural understanding of the local Latino population. Bachelor’s degree and nursing background preferred.


Final candidates will be asked to complete skills, reasoning, and personality assessments specific to the position to which they applied.

About the Company

HCCH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HCCH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
HCCH conducts background checks on all final candidates. Employment is contingent upon a clear background check or approval of the CEO