Description Medical Interpreting Services at UC Davis Medical Center was established in 1985 as part of a Community Advisory Board's study initiated by the UC Davis Medical Center. Today, we provide interpreting services in 18 languages, including American Sign Language, as well as written translation services in six languages.
Position Information Salary Range : $26.01 to $26.01 Salary Frequency : Hourly No. of Positions : 1 Appointment Type : Per Diem Percentage of Time : Varied Shift Hour : Varied Location : Davis II building City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : No
The applicant hired into this position has the possibility of transferring to a career position based on successful job performance and the availability of a career opening. This is not an H1B opportunity.
Qualifications REQUIRED -Knowledge of medical terminology and familiarity with the Health System setting. -Medical Interpreting experience accurately, completely, and clearly with the greatest possible fidelity to the spirit and letter of the original communication. -Ability to orally interpret information from the target language into English, and from English into the target language -Ability to interact with and relate to non-English speaking persons of any background and culture with enthusiasm, professionalism and empathy -Tact and diplomacy to effectively meet the communication needs of the general public, medical staff, community, governmental agencies and internal committees -Organizational skills to determine patient and workload priorities to enable completion of appointments and projects in a timely manner -Excellent written communication skills -Ability to read schedules, forms, brochures and computer printed information required to determine location of physicians, families, and facilities, and to disseminate this information as required -Able to work a flexible schedule on a short notice and travel to off-site locations -Valid California Driver License -Meet minimum California auto insurance requirements
PREFERRED - SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
Responsibilities The Medical Interpreter (for Mein language) provides oral interpreting services for non-English speaking and Limited English speaking patients of the University of the California, Davis Health. This is a per diem position with variable working hours that may include days, evenings and week-ends.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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