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Medical Translator - American Sign Language

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San Jose, CA

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Job Description
Under direction of the Medical Translator Coordinator to provide interpretation/translation services for patients and clients of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
This is an American Sign Language (ASL) skilled Medical Translator position. It is a full-time position located in the Valley Medical Center (VMC) Language Services department.  Candidates must take and pass the required language certification exam for the specified language prior to appointment.
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Typical Tasks
Functions as liaison between health Care team/physician and patient;
Provides language interpretation during the patient's course of medical assessment and non-medical services to patients and/or clients and their families;
Assists patients in interpreting and clarifying hospital procedures and forms;
As directed, advises patients, clients and/or families about available health care and hospital services;
Interfaces with Nursing, Outpatient Department, Social Services, and other hospital departments;
Guides and processes patients and clients through clinics, hospital and other related facilities,
Explains and interprets patient's rights and responsibilities;
Performs routine tasks related to maintaining translation records;
May assist in preparation of brochures, audio visual materials and written materials for non-English speaking groups;
May assist in certification of bilingual employees;
May assist in training lower level translators; and
Performs other related duties, as required.
Employment Standards
Sufficient education, training and work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge and abilities.
Experience Note:
The knowledge and abilities required would normally be acquired by one year experience in an acute hospital or clinic setting and demonstrated skills in interpretation and translation of a second language (medical and non-medical terminology).
Knowledge of:
Interpretation/translation of at least one language, other than English, including intracultural literary levels, principal idioms and slang;
Basic hospital organization;
General medical terminology in English and a second language;
Legal ramifications of medical interpretation/translation;
Laws and regulations regarding patient care;
Modern hospital methods, forms and equipment;
Ethnic customs, culture and religious attitudes particular to non-English speaking ethnic groups.
Ability to:
  Speak, read and write a second language fluently;
Interact with a wide range of multi-cultural and non-English speaking patients;
Translate detailed medical/legal information of written materials and documents for patient's signature;
Communicate effectively with patients, their families and hospital staff;
Function as liaison between the health care team/physician and patient;
Assist in the preparation of brochures, memos, other literature, and audio-visual materials relating to hospital policies and procedures;
Work under emergency or stress situations;
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of medical, professional, administrative and support personnel.
Closing Date/Time: 8/21/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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