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Medical Interpreter - Arabic


City
Jacksonville
State
Florida
Telecommute
No
Department
International
Position description
Translator: Accurately translates correspondence, summary letters, medical reports, medical records, x-ray reports, prep cards, instruction and education materials to patients from target language into English and vice-versa. Maintains contact with interpreters, physicians, and allied personnel at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville and St. Luke's Hospital.
Interpreter: Serves as communicator between patients, physicians and allied staff, translating their conversation accurately. Utilizes language skills and demonstrates competency in the target language, as well as in English. Explains cultural differences or practices to ensure complete understanding. Participates actively as a member of the Patient Care Team.
Qualifications
EDUCATION : Translator:
1. A minimum of two years of college level education and translating experience required.
2. Fluency and strong writing skills in English and the target language required.
3. Will be expected to pass skill screening tests for language and translating proficiency when interviewing for the position.
4. Expected to participate in training offered by MCJ, take relevant classes, and maintain a high professional level of expertise.
Interpreter:
1. A minimum of two years of college level education required.
2. Fluency in English and the target language required.
3. Will be expected to pass a screening test for language proficiency when interviewing for the position.
4. Expected to participate in training offered by MCJ, take relevant classes, and maintain a high professional profile.
EXPERIENCE : Translator:
1. Must possess a broad understanding of medical protocol and terminology.
2. Must possess ability to understand and express complex concepts in two or more languages.
3. Two years experience in computer programs, such as word processing required.
Interpreter:
1. Must possess basic understanding of medical protocol and terminology.
2. Must possess ability to understand and explain complex medical concepts.
3. Two years experience in computer programs, such as word processing required.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
This position has a predetermined rate of $21.50 per hour.
Benefits eligible
No
Schedule
Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
Hours / Pay period
as needed, supplemental
Schedule details
Shifts will be as needed, no set or guaranteed hours.
Weekend schedule
Shifts will be as needed, no set or guaranteed hours.
Site description
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Category
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
111586BR
Recruiter
Casondra Johnson
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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