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marshfield Health Care Interpreter - Bilingual Spanish in Marshfield, Wisconsin

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Job Title:

Health Care Interpreter - Bilingual Spanish

Cost Center:

154000 Language Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Type:

Regular

Work Shift:

See Job Description for detail (United States of America)

Job Description:

The Health Care Interpreter (HCI)-Bilingual performs a variety of duties related to the interpretation and coordination of services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients/patient families in the Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS). This individual facilitates face-to-face, phone or video communications between patients/patient families with limited English proficiency and healthcare providers as well as other specialties involved in patient care guided by the National Code of Ethics for Interpreter in Health Care. The HCI will perform coordinator duties for the scheduling of interpreters and appointments for non-English speaking patients as well as phone assistance to help patients navigate through the MCHS.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Mon - Fri; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, variable and includes on-call. Position will be located in Marshfield, WI but travel may be required to Colby, Stevens Point, Wausau, Wisconsin Rapids and other locations as needed.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

For positions requiring education beyond a high school diploma or equivalent, educational qualifications must be from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education and Accreditation.

Minimum Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Fluent in Spanish in addition to English, with a wide knowledge of colloquial and medical terminology. Completion of 16 hours Community or Medical Interpreter training within one year of hire.

Preferred/Optional: Advance education with a focus in social sciences, communications or a business-related.

EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required: One year experience as an interpreter. Demonstrated knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software programs.

Preferred/Optional: Two years experience in interpretation in the health care setting including but not limited to health care delivery, health insurance, or health care reimbursement.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

The following licensure(s), certification(s), registration(s), etc., are required for this position, which must be maintained in good standing:

Minimum Required: Driver’s license awarded by the State of Wisconsin.

Preferred/Optional: Completion of Bridging the Gap or Equal Footing for Limited English Proficient, CMI or CHI certification, or ability to obtain within one year of hire.

Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable and compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.

Exclusion From Federal Programs: Employee may not at any time have been or be excluded from participation in any federally funded program, including Medicare and Medicaid. This is a condition of employment. Employee must immediately notify his/her manager or the Health System’s Compliance Officer if he/she is threatened with exclusion or becomes excluded from any federally funded program .

Marshfield Clinic Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Become a member of the Marshfield Clinic Health System and discover one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities of your career. We bring together research, education, a children’s hospital, primary care and numerous subspecialties to deliver outstanding health care at the highest level. All at a mid-sized health system right here in Wisconsin – the heart of the United States.

We want great people just like you to join our team. Collaborate with colleagues who care about you and your patients or play a supporting role in this growing organization. And, work in a place you can hear yourself think, within a team that supports you and challenges you to grow.

It’s not complicated. It’s the next step in a successful career.

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