INTERPRETER – SPANISH –

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Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.

This job is ON – SITE.

FTE: 1.000000

Shift: Shift 1


Job Summary:

To facilitate culturally and linguistically competent communication between individuals with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and medical providers in a manner that promotes patient safety and confidentiality. Other duties as assigned.


EXPERIENCE DESCRIPTION:

A minimum of one year of experience in providing medical interpreting in English and the target language is required. Three years of directly related experience preferred. Experience at a Level I Trauma Center preferred.

EDUCATION DESCRIPTION:

High School diploma or equivalent is required. Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Professional Medical Interpreter Program preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS DESCRIPTION:

Must be bilingual in English and language to be interpreted, solid knowledge of medical terminology and competence in communicating the meaning of terms. Strong ability to interpret diagnostic processes, treatments, procedures, preventive care, and be culturally competent Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with patients, their families and health care providers. Ability to perform under stressful situations and medical emergencies. Ability to produce written translation of material, such as: various forms, documents, patient letters and other material. Formal interpreter training. 40-hour medical interpretation training program. CCHI or NBCMI Certification preferred.

LICENSURE DESCRIPTION:

Valid Wisconsin Drivers Licenses required


Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health

Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:

  • Paid time off
  • Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
  • Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Referral bonuses
  • Retirement plan – 403b
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
  • Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available


The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.

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