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Interpreter - Houston, TX

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 19:14 GMT   (GMT: Apr 23, 2018 19:14)

Job type: Interpreting Job
Services required: Interpreting, Consecutive, Interpreting, Phone
Confidentiality level: HIGH



Languages: Arabic to English, Chinese to English, Spanish to English, Vietnamese to English

Job description:

Job Description Independent Contractor
Tasks
• Provide foreign language interpreting to enable understanding and successful communication between individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) and providers and staff.
• Provide sight translation of English or Spanish documents as required.
• Adheres to interpreter standards of practice and code of ethics.
• Provide education to individuals and provider/staff on culturally specific values, beliefs, and practices that are relevant to the encounter.
• Relay concepts and ideas between languages.
• Thoroughly understand the subject matter to effectively convert source language to target language.
• Remain sensitive to the cultures associated with the languages of expertise.

Work Activities
• Confidentiality during regarding all interpretations
• Use oral communication techniques
• Attend scheduled training or appointments
• Maintain appointment calendar
• Provide quality seamless service to internal and external customers

Other duties as required per Interpretation needs.

Qualifications

Education and Experience
Years of Experience: 2yrs minimum
Education: Bridging the Gap, CCHI or equivalent certification

Skills Required:
• Active Listening
• Reading Comprehension
• Ability to render precise, accurate interpretation without omissions or additions
• Ability to remain impartial in all situations
• Ability to correctly provide culturally necessary information

Skills Preferred:
• Previous exposure to simultaneous Interpretation
• Previous exposure to consecutive Interpretation

Knowledge

Required:
• Oral Communication
• Computers and Electronics
• Customer and Personal Service
• English/Other language - Language Skills
• Valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record
• Must pass criminal history background check

Preferred:
• Interpret in various languages

Poster country: United States

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
Membership: Non-members may quote after 12 hours
info Preferred native language: Target language(s)
Subject field: Medical (general)
info Preferred quoter location: United States
Quoting deadline: May 24, 2018 03:00 GMT
Additional requirements:
Education and Experience
Years of Experience: 2yrs minimum
Education: Bridging the Gap, CCHI or equivalent certification
About the outsourcer:
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Contact person title: Human Resources




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