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Position Details

Department: Language Services
Category: Interpreter & Translation Svcs
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 467326
Date Posted: 8/16/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position provides language interpretation services between patients, families and healthcare team to ensure comprehension of cultural considerations during treatment planning.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Concurrently performs bilingual interpretation (English and foreign language) of patient care needs between patient, family, and health care team members to ensure understanding of needs, issues, and/or concerns.
    • Consecutive interpretation following national standards of practice and ethics.
  2. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of interpretation activities.
  3. Participates in a variety of department and/or hospital sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies.
  4. Works closely and in conjunction with Translator by identifying documents, materials, and other written information, including, but not limited to, consents and discharge information requiring translation.
  5. As part of the health care team, refers identified psychosocial issues to social work, child life, pastoral care, or other family centered care departments to ensure appropriate and effective response to patient/family needs.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Completion of a medical interpreter training course that is consistent with national standards. Required
2. Completion of Spanish Bilingual Assistant or equivalent training Required
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Experience
1. Six months experience in a health care setting Required
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Special Skills
1. Experience with interpreting in foreign languages as spoken and understood by patients and families served by the Hospital Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Frequently
13. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
16. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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