PART-TIME FRENCH INTERPRETER

Siouxland Community Health Center   Sioux City, IA   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 2, 2024
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INTERPRETER - FRENCH

1-Part-Time position, approximately 20 hours/week with flexible hours

Successful candidate must have solid experience & advanced knowledge of:
  • Fluency in verbal, reading and written bilingual communication skills - Spanish & English
  • Basic computer and data entry skills
  • Knowledge of cultural barriers to medical care and ability to diminish barriers on the patients' and SCHC's behalf
  • Knowledge of medical terminology in Spanish and in English
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience interpreting preferred
Successful candidate must be able to perform primary functions of position:
  • Provide translation services and support the non-English speaking patients and their families during their clinical visit
  • Works directly with medical staff to ensure accurate communication and understanding between patient and staff
  • Assists patients in completing all necessary intake forms at initial visit, including but not limited to, demographic and medical history, and financial verification
  • Assists social service worker and patient in completing the social service intake process
  • Travel to local agencies or hospitals to provide interpreting services as needed
  • These functions are not all inclusive
SCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

SCHC participates in E-Verify.

Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and proof of required immunizations. Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical accommodations.