Localization Academy

Spanish Interpreter

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The Language Group is a localization services company. We are an award-winning firm, founded in 1999, and located in Virginia Beach. Our people are friendly, hardworking, and self-motivated. It is a uniquely rewarding experience to be part of a rapidly growing multicultural company.

We are seeking a Spanish Interpreter for Medical Interpreting at a hospital located in Chapel Hill, NC.

This position is for Full Time with Benefits

This position is challenging and rewarding; offering a chance to learn new skills and advance within our company.

Position Summary

This position works with Spanish speaking patients at the hosptial. The position acts as a conduit between patients and medical professionals by listening to the professional and orally interpreting information into a patient’s native language. The medical interpreter then interprets the patient’s response back to the professional, using proper medical terminology. Interpreters may interpret such information as the reason for a medical visit, past medical history and family medical history, as well as explaining medical and surgical procedures, giving medical care instructions, providing drug information and scheduling follow-up appointments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Interpreters’ duties include but are not limited to:

  • Interpreting for:
  • Rounds on LEP/Spanish Patients to assist RN/MD
  • Medical Reconciliation
  • Discharge
  • Mammogram Mobile Unit
  • Registration
  • Pre-OP
  • Family Updates
  • PACU
  • Cardiac Rehab
  • Diabetes Education
  • Patient Experience Discharge Calls
  • Assist patients in arranging out-patient MD follow-up visits.
  • Weekly system update/troubleshoot with VRI/SaLLi to ensure “communication in a box” auxiliary aids are included with each device.
  • Appointment reminders.
  • General customer service.
  • Additional duties to be agreed between client and contractor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum two years’ experience working in an operational role in a language services company.
  • 40 hour interpreter training certification.

Specialized Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to manage competing demands while being adaptable and flexible in a quickly changing environment.
  • Skilled at problem solving, and decision making.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize your own work.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to innovative technologies. 

***Medical documentation required includes, but not limited to: flu vaccine, covid vaccine, drug screen, and TB test.***