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Providence Health & Services Interpreter Trainee in Hood River, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling an Interpreter (0.0 FTE, SHIFT) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR.

We are seeking for an Interpreter Trainee at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital who will provide language assistance to patients, their families and medical staff.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct medical and general interpreting for medical and support staff, patients and their families with compassion, respect, clarity and confidentiality.

  • Assess and monitors patient's understanding of information conveyed to ensure the message has been understood.

  • Use teach-back and/or show-me techniques for assurance.

  • Perform interpretation activities according to hospital and department clinical and ethical standards.

  • Plan and accomplish goals independently.

  • Must be available to work on call shifts on nights, weekends and holidays as needed.

  • Perform all functions under the direct supervision of a qualified medical interpreter.

Qualifications:

Required qualification for this position includes:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must obtain interpreter qualification through Oregon Health Authority within 6 months of hire.

  • Must pass proficiency test in target language within 30 days of hire

  • Written and spoken fluency in English and a second language (Spanish, Japanese, or other as determined by department need) as determined by language proficiency exam.

  • Computer literacy required: Excel, Word, Outlook.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 243941

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