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Sioux Land Community Health SPANISH INTERPRETER in Sioux City, Iowa

Description

INTERPRETER - SPANISH

1-Full-Time – some evening and Saturday hours required

Successful candidate must have solid experience & advanced knowledge of:

  • Fluency in verbal, reading and written bilingual communication skills – Spanish & English

  • Basic computer and data entry skills

  • Knowledge of cultural barriers to medical care and ability to diminish barriers on the patients’ and SCHC’s behalf

  • Knowledge of medical terminology in Spanish and in English

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Previous experience interpreting preferred

Successful candidate must be able to perform primary functions of position:

  • Provide translation services and support the non-English speaking patients and their families during their clinical visit

  • Works directly with medical staff to ensure accurate communication and understanding between patient and staff

  • Assists patients in completing all necessary intake forms at initial visit, including but not limited to, demographic and medical history, and financial verification

  • Assists social service worker and patient in completing the social service intake process

  • Travel to local agencies or hospitals to provide interpreting services as needed

  • These functions are not all inclusive

    Background check & drug screen required. SCHC is Equal Opportunity Employer. SCHC participates in E-Verify.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

  • High School or better
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