Wellforce Interpreter II in Lowell, Massachusetts
*Per Diem / Potugues Interpreter
The Interpreter performs services in designated areas according to the policies, procedures, philosophy, and objectives of the department and hospital. Works cooperatively within department and other services to create a system of quality health care.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
In order of importance, list essential areas of responsibility, major job duties, special projects and key objectives for this position. These items should be evaluated throughout the year and included in the written annual evaluation.
Maintains current knowledge in areas of interpreting techniques and medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures and treatments in both English and target language.
Combines the ability to interpret both culture and language.
Provides accurate interpretation of language and culture between limited or non English-speaking patients and healthcare providers.
Assists with translation services of the hospital.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
At least 1 year of experience preferred
Proficient in Potugues
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.
We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM