The Clinical Interpreter is responsible for providing interpretation between UAMS staff and Spanish-speaking UAMS patients/families while in the hospital, clinics, or procedural areas and communicates with patients/families to determine if concerns have been addressed/resolved. The Clinical Interpreter provides written translation of material, including patient education material and legal/medical consents for treatment, admission, discharge, etc. The Clinical Interpreter serves as an advocate to enhance and facilitate effective communication in a patient- and family-centered manner to augment the care process. This position supports other special projects as requested and as directed by the Director, International Patient Services.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: Offered commensurate with experience
Specified language interpretation for the patient/family along with the medical health care teams and assists staff in connecting with the language line for other interpretations:
Quality/Emergency/Safety Procedures and Resource Utilization:
May perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.