Medical Interpreter (Spanish) - Language Access HSD (9:00AM-9:30PM) at Truman Medical Centers, Inc in Kansas City, Missouri

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Medical Interpreter (Spanish) - Language Access HSD (9:00AM-9:30PM)

TMC Truman Medical Centers

Job Location

TMC - Hospital Hill

Kansas City, Missouri

Department

Language Access

Position Type

Full time

Work Schedule

9:00AM - 9:30PM

Hours Per Week

36

If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as "Kansas City's Essential Hospital," TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we're a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women's services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC's beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women's care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee's Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care.It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area's largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City's vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

Job Description

Provides professional interpretation services for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients, healthcare providers and other members of the care team; Adheres to the National code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Interpreters in Health Care; Accurately interprets messages between LEP patients and healthcare providers/staff using consecutive, simultaneous, and sight translation modes. Serves as a cultural mediator as necessary and when appropriate to enhance patient centered care.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Six months experience working in a role requiring medical interpretation


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Complete fluency in language(s) for which hired, demonstrated by passing competency exam with a minimum score of 85%, bilingual interview process and role playing


  • Bridging the Gap, JCCC, SBA or equivalent required


  • National certification preferred



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