• Spanish Medical Interpreter

    Job Number
    242948
    Facility
    Banner Staffing Service AZ
    Department
    Banner Staffing Services-AZ
    Address : Street
    3838 North Campbell Ave Bldg 2
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Tucson
    Additional Locations
    US-AZ-Phoenix
    Work Schedule
    Other
    Position Type
    BR: Banner Registry
    Posting Category
    Other
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    The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Staffing Services, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.  If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.

     

    Banner Staffing Services is looking for Spanish Medical Interpreters. Language and Cultural Services provides Medical Interpreters 24 hours, 7 days a week to all hospital departments (inpatient and outpatients services included). 

     

    The ideal candidate will have fluency in English and Spanish, one year of experience as a full-time Spanish Medical Interpreter in an acute healthcare setting, previous experience in patient services or admitting, fluent (Spanish) medical terminology skills. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Effective problem solving, organizational and time management skills with flexibility in responding to multiple demands.

     

    As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country’s leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.            

     

    In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:

    Competitive wages

    Paid orientation

    Flexible Schedules (select positions)

    Fewer Shifts Cancelled

    Weekly pay

    403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan

    Employee Assistance Program

    Employee wellness program

    Discount Entertainment tickets

    Restaurant/Shopping discounts

    Auto Purchase Plan

     

    BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).

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    About Banner Staffing Service AZ
    Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, Staffing Services provides the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

     

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    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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    Job Summary

    This position provides interpretation for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients and their families. This position acts as a neutral party in the role as a conduit of information between healthcare providers and patients and families.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Acts as a conduit of information for all clinical services including medical terminology and support services, policies and procedures to LEP patients.

     

    • Interprets patient and/or family questions or concerns to appropriate healthcare staff to optimize the patient care experience.

     

    • Documents accurately, completely and clearly all interpretation services.

     

    • Serves as a cultural mediator, as necessary and when appropriate, to enhance communication between patients/family, as it relates to medical care.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Must posses a level of knowledge typically acquired through the completion of an associate's degree in communications or health care related field or equivalent experience.

    Requires fluency in English and target language of interpretation and a proficiency level typically achieved with 1 year of experience as an interpreter. Requires an understanding of medical terminology. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, problem solving, strong human relations skills, organizational and time management skills and flexibility in responding to multiple demands.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in communications or health care related field.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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