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Spanish Medical Interpreter

Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Brightwood Health Center
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Baystate Health is seeking a Spanish Interpreter for a Medical Practice, for a full time position.

As an Interpreter you will provide oral interpretation and limited written translation between limited English proficient (LEP) patients and their family and English-speaking providers and other members of the patient care team. 

What you will do:

  • Provide fluid consecutive AND simultaneous verbal interpretation to assist patients, families, and providers.
  • Provide only brief written translations of information for patients or family.  Forward frequently used documents/instructions and signage to Interpreter and Translation Services Department for translation.
  • Function as team member both within the health system as well as with Interpreter and Translation Services.
  • Log in to automated call distribution telephone line when in main office.
  • Respond to pages by anyone within 5 minutes to assess need.
  • Attend at least 9 monthly Interpreter & Translation Services staff meetings each year. 

What you will need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree in Interpreting, Translation, or Language Studies preferred.
  • Above average written and oral fluency in English and at least one other language.
  • Must be able to translate brief passages (no more than 3 paragraphs) from English to target language or target language to English.

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As part of the application process for this job opportunity, you are required to complete a video prescreen on the Baystate Health HireVue site. I will be emailing you a link to complete this video interview.

What you need to know:

  • This is a full time, 40 hours position.
  • Schedule: Business Hours. This position requires availability one to two evenings per week.
  • Location: Brightwood Health Center, Springfield MA.

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