***Hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 6:30a.m. - 3:00p.m.***
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 Interpreter provides written translation of material, including patient education material and legal/medical consents for treatment, admission, discharge, etc. This individual fosters patient- and family-centered care and works in respectful, supportive, and collaborative ways with patients, families, and staff. The Interpreter serves as an advocate to enhance and facilitate effective communication in a patient- and family-centered manner to augment the care process.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: offered commensurate with experience
Provides 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
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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 except as provided by law. 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.
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).