Korean Healthcare Interpreter/Prn/Flat Rate

Korean Healthcare Interpreter/Prn/Flat Rate


Korean Healthcare Interpreter/Prn/Flat Rate

Details of the offer

Job Req ID: Position Number: Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: Hours vary but primarily flexibility needed Monday:Friday 8:00am:5:00pm, 2 hour minimum

Standard Hours:4.00

Department Name: Language Access

Location: Corporate Operations

Location Details: Charlotte Metro Area

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing : for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, atriumhealth/about:us/atrium:health

Job Summary
The Healthcare Interpreter ensures equal access for all by serving as the linguistic and cultural intermediary of the healthcare encounter. The Interpreter accurately and skillfully interprets oral communication and basic written information, related to the healthcare encounter, between the Limited English Proficient (LEP) customer and the care team. The interpreter also serves as a cultural broker, clarifier, and advocate to ensure positive clinical outcomes.

Essential Functions

:Proactively responds to requests for language access in a healthcare setting. This includes but is not limited to: In:person interpreting, telephone interpreting, video interpreting, basic translation.
:Leverages the use of technology, as needed, to deliver services in a variety of different modalities. Troubleshoots basic application issues with software and customer as needed.
:Maintains relationships with internal customers and makes key decisions regarding appropriate interpreter modalities. Strives to contain costs at all times and leverages vendor relationships as needed.
:Faithfully interprets information regarding the patients and familys healthcare needs. Scenarios may include patient education, appointments, discharge instructions, procedures, emergency encounters, assessments, etc.
:Serves as a conduit to interpret as accurately and concisely as possible while considering cultural implications and idiomatic language differences.
:Acts as a cultural broker by educating caregivers on the understanding of patients culture in relationship to healthcare.
:Fully abides by the healthcare systems professional conduct standards, executes job duties in an ethical manner, and follows national practice standards.
:Translates basic written information as needed and within department guidelines. Examples include discharge instructions.

Physical Requirements
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, and reaching. Must lift a minimum of 10 pounds to shoulder height. Must speak English and Korean in simple, understandable terms, and have an intact sense of sight and hearing. Must be mobile throughout entire healthcare system. Must be able to deliver language access via in:person, telephone, and video remote modalities.

Education, Experience and Certifications
High school diploma required. 1:year related experience required. Bachelors degree preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and prior experience in a healthcare setting is required. National medical interpreter certification preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of oral/written language pair competency by successful completed an Interpreter Language Assessment required. Competition of 40:hour Medical Interpretation Training Program within 1 year of hire.

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allow

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