Interpreter

Position Details

Department: PCH-NW | Language Services
Category: Interpreter & Translation Svcs
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 860543
Posted On: 7/8/2024

Position Summary

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
The position is not currently accepting new applicants.

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