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Spanish Language Interpreter

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

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.Position Compensation Range: $19.49 - $30.21 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: High School or equivalent required. Bridging the Gap Interpreting Course required.Experience: One year of medical interpreting 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.PHYSICAL DEMANDSJob requires frequently traveling (distance: minimum 1 mile/daily). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly.COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines (https://hr.virginia.edu/uva-covid-19-job-requirements-and-guidelines) webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians 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.The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginias General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

Keywords: University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Spanish Language Interpreter, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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