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UnitedHealth Group Medical Interpreter: Spanish - Full-time - Milford, MA in Milford, Massachusetts

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This position will perform the functions of a Bi-lingual medical interpreter to assist in the communication between Limited English Proficient patients and staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform medical interpreter duties as needed. Serve as the communication tool between Limited English Proficient patients, medical providers and staff

  • Maintain and ensure the confidentiality of patients and their medical information at all times

  • Attend and participate in in-service training programs and other activities geared towards medical interpreters

  • Interpreters are not to give any medical advice or input under any circumstances

  • Interpreters are to make medical providers aware of any cultural issues in order for them to provide appropriate medical care

  • Confirm patient’s medical appointments prior to the appointment date as requested

  • Assist in conference calls whenever necessary to communicate with Limited English Proficient patients via telephone

  • Sustain collaborative, professional relationships with Limited English Proficient patients and all staff

  • Initiate accurate documentation of interpretation and provide appropriate paperwork to Interpreter Service office in a timely manner in accordance with the department protocol

  • Perform or assist with Interpreter Service office support duties as required or directed

  • Provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served

  • Comply with health and safety requirements and with regulatory governing agencies

  • Comply with Corporate and Department protocols, policies, procedures, and objectives

  • Enhance professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.

  • Attend a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed

  • Perform other similar and related duties as required or directed

  • Must have reliable means of transportation to all supported sites

  • Regular, reliable and predicable attendance is required

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Interpreter certificate

  • 1+ years of Bi-lingual medical interpretation experience

  • Fully Bi-lingual, Bi-cultural

  • Proficiency in both languages with the ability to read and write

  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualification:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description, may be substituted for the above requirements.

Physical Requirement:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

The Organization reserves the right to modify position responsibilities at any time, due to business necessity.

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Interpreter, Interpreter Services, Medical Interpreter, Bilingual, Milford, MA, Massachusetts