Spanish Foreign Language Interpreter
Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-09-23
Facilitates effective and clear communication between non-English speaking patients their families and Health System staff.
- Conducts medical and general interpreting for limited English staff patients and their families.
- Performs a variety of administrative tasks training and education within the Health System.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: High School or equivalent required. Bridging the Gap Interpreting Course required.
Experience: No experience required
Licensure: Expectation to obtain national credentialing to be recognized as a Certified Medical Interpreter guidelines found in departmental addendum located in department competency file.
Job requires frequently walking (distance: minimum 1 mile/daily). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.