Interpreter

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Language Services
Category: Interpreter & Translation Svcs
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 716341
Posted On: 12/19/2022

Position Summary

Posting Note: This is a PRN (as needed) position

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

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
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
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Six months experience in a health care setting
Required
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
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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