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Interpreter

Location: Gaylord
Status (FT/PT): PRN
Shift: Day/PM shift
Req ID: 59208

Description

Interpreter

Must be bilingual in ONE of the following languages: Russian, Ukranian, or Spanish. 

 

Why work as an Interpreter at Munson Healthcare?

  • Be part of a team that nurtures a culture of caring every day.
  • Our dynamic culture is built on appreciation, belonging, safety, growth and development and providing supportive resources and programs.

 

Why Choose Munson Healthcare?

  • Balance – Get out on the water, in the woods, on the trails or around town
  • Opportunity – Be a part of northern Michigan’s leading healthcare team with opportunities for personal and professional growth throughout the healthcare system
  • Flexibility – A career that can change as your life changes
  • Teamwork – Our people make Munson Healthcare a great place to work!   

 
What’s Required:

  • Bilingual in ONE of the following languages: Russian, Ukranian, or Spanish.
  • Pass required bilingual fluency & conversation skills, knowledge of interpreting and ethics of interpreting assessment in order to be considered a qualified medical interpreter (including knowledge of medical terminology as required by regulation).
  • Agrees to maintain required certification or qualifications for medical interpreting.
  • Demonstrated exemplary customer relation skills and professional demeanor, with proven ability to communicate effectively and accurately, verbally and in writing with all levels within the organization and with outside agencies.
  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality regarding information available within the department and hospital.

 

Specific Duties

Provide language interpretation services for patients/families receiving healthcare.

  • Assures that patient/family member(s) know precisely what each speaker has said, rendering all messages accurately and completely, without adding, omitting, or substituting information.
  • Replicates the register, style, and tone of the speaker.
  • Maintains objectivity during interpretation, not allowing personal judgments or cultural values to bias interactions.
  • Adheres to the National Council on Interpreting in Healthcare Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

The Benefits of Working at Munson:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full benefits, paid holidays, and paid time off (up to 19 days your first year)
  • Tuition reimbursement and ongoing educational opportunities
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match and personal consulting
  • Wellness plans, an employee assistance program and employee discounts
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