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Beth Israel Lahey Health Thai Interpreter III - Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Interprets and translates services for limited-English speaking patients and employees at Beth Israel Deaconess in fulfillment of BI-Deaconess' commitment to serve its employees and the community at large.

Job Description:

Enables Medical Center Staff to better meet the needs of limited-English speaking patients and employees; e.g., interpretation between health care providers and patients, including translating consent forms and other written materials as needed; interprets during procedures performed. Responsible for interpreting for the clinical volume that presents during the shift along with any administrative requirements without limitation. Responds to individuals and departments in a timely and respectful manner and demonstrates a team approach. Relays patient-provider communications requiring interpretation in person, via phone, video- and/or letter. Provides assistance, as needed, with patient registration, reminder and cancellation calls, provider calls and other communications as requested. Keeps accurate statistical data as required. Maintains and improves expertise through appropriate continuing education. Participates in training and informational sessions as they become available and as required by manager. Demonstrated knowledge of cultural aspects of patient care in the US and target culture as well as excellent cross cultural skills to provide satisfactory interface between cultures to best serve varying socio economic levels of health care literacy, and be a cultural broker between differing cultural beliefs and practices. Abides by the Massachusetts Interpreter Association's Code of Ethics and the MMIA Standards of Practice. Performs on-call responsibilities: Ensures availability during assigned on-call hours or scheduled appointments. May be asked to assist with other departmental tasks as required.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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