UnityPoint Health

  • Interpreter-Translation Services-Methodist

    Requisition ID
    2018-47761
    Category
    Patient Services
    Location
    US-IA-Des Moines
    Address
    1200 Pleasant St
    Affiliate
    3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
    City
    Des Moines
    Department
    Translation Services
    State
    IA
    FTE
    .5
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Days / varied hours
  • Overview

    Choose a career that matters with UnityPoint Health Des Moines! UnityPoint Health - Des Moines is a family of four hospitals including Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Blank Children's Hospital and Methodist West Hospital. Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve our patients and visitors every day.

    Responsibilities

    Provide accurate interpretation and translation services for non-English speaking patients, their families, and health system staff. Serves as a resource for staff in providing culturally and linguistically competent health care. Must be fluent both in English and a second language.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent is required.. Medical Terminology course must be completed within six (6) months of employment Must maintain competency in language EXPERIENCE: Must have interpretation / translation experience within the Medical setting Must be fluent in language interpreting. Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing Familiarity with culture served Other non-English languages are helpful. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Ability to pass interpreting test for pre-employment qualifications Board Certification(certification received from a governing board such as NCAA) for Medical Interpreters desired but not required

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