Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking multiple Per-Diem Medical Interpreters for the School of Health Professions to work at the Health Outreach Practice Experience (HOPE) Clinic within the Physician Assistant Studies and Practice Department. The Medical Interpreters will provide Spanish-English interpretation and translation for patient care. Interpretation and translation must comply with medical office policies and procedures including but not limited to professional behavior and patient confidentiality.
Among the key duties for this position are the following: * Works with practitioners who are not able to speak Spanish and are providing services to patients who are not able to speak English. * Translates verbal and written medical information precisely and accurately from English to Spanish and Spanish to English. * Interprets and translates for patient care including intake of demographics and medical and social information. * Interacts with other providers or staff, external to the office over the phone or virtual device. * Communicates with strong interpersonal skills and patient-centered orientation.
Minimum Education and Experience:
* High School Diploma or GED.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Fluency in Spanish and English. * An understanding of diverse cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds, along with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
* Training in medical interpreting or equivalent experience. * Experience in medical interpretation, preferred.
Posting Number: 21ST1990
Location: Piscataway (RBHS)
Internal Number: 137370
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.