MEDICAL INTERPRETER,VIETNAMESE (100% FTE, DAYS) – University of Washington – Seattle, WA



Job title: MEDICAL INTERPRETER,VIETNAMESE (100% FTE, DAYS)

Company: University of Washington

Job description: If you are using a screen reader and experience any difficulty accessing our web pages, please call 206-543-2544 or email and we will be happy to assist you.MEDICAL INTERPRETER,VIETNAMESE (100% FTE, DAYS)MEDICAL INTERPRETER,VIETNAMESE (100% FTE, DAYS)
Req #: 231516
Department: HARBORVIEW – INTERPRETER SERVICES
Job Location: Harborview Medical Center
Posting Date: 04/26/2024
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $4,141 – $5,927 per month
Other Compensation: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift
Benefits: This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position,HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER’S INTERPRETER SERVICES Department has an outstanding opportunity for a MEDICAL INTERPRETER 1, VIETNAMESE.WORK SCHEDULE

  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Day shift

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide interpretation for target language(s)
  • Transmit information accurately between patient and provider or staff;
  • Encourage direct communication between patient and provider or staff;
  • Manage complexity of cross-cultural encounter; and
  • Provide sight translation in the presence of a provider and/or other medical staff.
  • Provide video remote and telephonic interpretation (in four-hour shifts):
  • VMI Equipment Operator; and access Database Data Entry.
  • Assist patients to complete medical, financial, or other forms.

REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years interpretation experience in a clinic or hospital setting.
AND medical interpreter certification or qualification either from Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters, or the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters.
OR
equivalent education/experienceABOUT HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER
As the region’s only Level I Trauma and verified burn center, Harborview Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare facility owned by King County and operated by UW Medicine. It is dedicated to providing specialized care for a broad spectrum of patients from throughout the Pacific Northwest, including the most vulnerable residents of King County. It provides exemplary patient care in leading-edge centers of emphasis, including emergency medicine, trauma and burn care, neurosciences, ophthalmology, vascular surgery, HIV/AIDS, rehabilitation, mental health and substance abuse care.Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.Become part of our team. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER
UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center – Montlake, UW Medical Center – Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or .Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under

Expected salary: $4141 – 5927 per month

Location: Seattle, WA

Job date: Sat, 27 Apr 2024 22:35:43 GMT

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