MISSION: To improve the health of our community, serving with compassion and respect, one person at a time. VISION: Working together, Skagit Regional Health will transform healthcare by improving access, service, quality and efficiency in support of our goal of a healthier community. The information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Provides language interpretation services for patients, family and staff relating to services provided at Skagit Regional Health. Works effectively and cooperatively within the workplace. Location/Department specific tasks and competencies may apply.
High School graduate or GED required. Successful completion of a medical interpreting course preferred.
Experience/TrainingPrevious experience verbally interpreting English/Target Language in a medical setting preferred.
License/CertificationCurrent DSHS Language Translation Certification (LTC) Medical Certification is required for languages that are certified.
Other QualificationsEffective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications to perform work. Well developed problem solving and analytical skills required. Must be able to effectively prioritize workload amongst frequent interruptions with competing priorities. Knowledge of healthcare environment preferred. Must successfully complete a language proficiency/competency test administered by SRH Interpreter Services. Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position (may include overtime and weekend work).