Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Spanish Language Interpreter in New York, New York

Spanish Language Interpreter

Job Posting Number: 21450

Professional – Other

New York,NY

May 9, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

We seek an individual for Spanish nterpreting services for patients and visitors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) throughout the continuum of care.

You Will:

  • Provides interpreting services for LEP patients and visitors in a professional and ethical manner

  • Relays oral messages accurately and completely in one language into the equivalent of another language so that the interpreted message can elicit the same response as the original message.

  • Completes all required documentation and produces necessary reports.

  • Maintains accurate record for requests and provision of interpreting services as required by the Language Assistance Program.

  • Generates reports that reflect the current level of interpreting services activity as requested

  • Communicates and ensures compliance with quality standards and improvement initiatives.

  • Performs staff duties as needed in the department.

You Have:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree Major: Languages preferred

  • Spanish language fluent

  • Minimum Experience: Minimum of 3 years Type of Experience: Interpreting for LEP persons in a healthcare setting preferred

  • Preferred Education (optional): Fluency in at least two foreign languages preferred

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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