Spanish Interpreter

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Provides medical interpreting services to aid patients and families with Limited English Proficiency in their communication with Lurie Children's staff regarding health care needs and interventions.

Job Description
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Experience in multi-cultural or health care setting, and experience with interpretation or translation preferred.
Spanish language abilities and skills, written and verbal, required. Ability to interpret and translate medical and healthcare terminology from English to the second language.
Ability to articulate and respond to cultural differences as related to healthcare issues.
Ability to work in a highly regulated environment with multiple demands.

Job Duties:
Identifies, assesses and responds to child/ family interpretation needs; understands that this occurs within the broader healthcare context and within the familial context of developmental needs, psychosocial needs, cultural needs and spiritual needs.
Provides medical interpreting services and translation services for discharge instructions.
Communicates with members of the health care team to provide optimal services to patients and families.
Advocates for the language needs of families throughout the continuum of care.
Keeps accurate stats of all patient encounters.
Assists with triaging immediate interpreter needs and dispatching interpreters.
Performs job functions adhering to service principles with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others.
Other job functions as assigned.

EducationBachelor's Degree

Benefit Statement

For full time and part time employees who work 20 or more hours per week we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Employer contribution toward Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays and Paid Parental Leave
403(b) with a 5% employer match

Various voluntary benefits:

Supplemental Life, AD&D and Disability

Critical Illness, Accident and Hospital Indemnity coverage

Tuition assistance

Student loan servicing and support

Adoption benefits

Backup Childcare and Eldercare

Employee Assistance Program, and other specialized behavioral health services and resources for employees and family members

Discount on services at Lurie Children's facilities

Discount purchasing program

Lurie Children's and its affiliatesare equal employment opportunity employers. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, order of protection status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: 11299076

Posted On: Sep 20, 2023

Updated On: Oct 20, 2023

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