Job ID: 957864
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
Date Posted: May 4, 2022
About Vidant Health
Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.
Primary responsibility is accurate oral interpretation between a speaker with limited English proficiency (LEP) and the healthcare team. Limited written translation is also part of the core position responsibility.
Follow ethical principles, including accepted interpreter codes of ethics and standards of practice.
Interpret messages in the appropriate mode into target and source languages, maintaining and mediating message content, context, and style in accordance with professional standards.
Identify and resolve conflicts related to the meanings of words, concepts, practices, values or behaviors. Act as a clarifier and a culture broker within encounters, as appropriate.
Advocate for LEP patients and families. Assist them navigate the healthcare system.
Consult reference materials (such as dictionaries, lexicons, encyclopedias, and computerized terminology banks) as needed to ensure interpretation and translation accuracy. Compile terminology and information to be used in interpretations and translations.
For more information email please: [email protected]
It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.
Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.
We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.