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Somali Interpreter Job

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Date: Nov 11, 2017

Location: St Paul, MN, US

Company: HealthPartners

Job Description:

This position will be located at the HealthPartners Central MN Clinic in St. Cloud, MN.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Some general college preferred. 40 hours of interpreter training required.

Experience:

Two years interpreting experience/1 year medical preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

* Bilingual fluency
* Reading and written fluency in both languages
* Basic computer skills
* Ability to remain flexible and maintain effective working relations with others in a fast-paced environment
* Demonstrates good time management skills in unpredictable settings
* Ability to multi-task in fast–paced environment
* Understanding of advocacy boundaries, balancing objectivity and confidentiality
* Ability to plan, organize and prioritize daily interpreter schedule and tasks

Licensure/Registration/Certification:

Annual completion of department-required continuing education.

Active Status on the Minnesota Spoken Language Health Care Interpreter Roster.

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The interpreter will be responsible for facilitating daily cross-cultural communication between patients, family members and others, along with medical providers and staff. The interpreter will serve as a cultural and language resource person. Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:
This position will be located at the HealthPartners Central MN Clinic in St. Cloud, MN.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Medical, Interpreter, Translation, Healthcare, Bilingual

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