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Interpreter-Somali

Allina Health

Allina Health

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Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

December 26, 2023

Department:

16008130 Allina Interpreter Services

Shift:

Evening/Night (United States of America)

Shift Length:

Variable shift length

Hours Per Week:

20

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

Other

Job Summary:

Accurately interprets messages between Limited English Proficiency (LED) patients and healthcare providers or support staff in a variety of settings. Translates the written version of documents or medical records as requested.

Key Position Details:

  • Evening/Night Shifts
  • Somali interpreter
  • Travel to Allina Health Hospitals, Clinics and other facilities required - in person interpreting
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Benefits eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Interpreting.
    • Provides accurate, and complete in-person, telephone and video interpreting services to healthcare professionals, patients and companions following department standards and National Council on Interpreting in Health Care ethics and standards of practice.
  • Documentation.
    • Documents interpreting services in the electronic medical record.
  • Safety and Quality.
    • Identifies and communicates quality concerns.
    • Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate and improve service.
  • Translation.
    • Translates, proofreads, edits, and revises translated materials following accepted professional standards.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age with education and/or experience needed to meet required functional competencies as listed on the job description, and High school diploma or GED preferred and
  • Vocational or Technical Training in a medical interpreter training such as Bridging the Gap, The Community Interpreting and/or interpreting credits from an accredited institution. required
  • Associate's or Vocational degree in business or health care related field or equivalent preferred
  • 0 to 2 years of interpreting experience preferably in health care required
  • State of Minnesota Medical Interpreters Roster required and
  • National Health Care Interpreter Certification within 1 Year required or
  • Certified Health Care Interpreter (CHI) or Core CHI from Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters within 1 Year required or
  • Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI) from National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters within 1 Year required or
  • Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI) or Hub-CMI from National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters within 1 Year required
  • Valid Driver’s License required upon hire - MN and WI residents must obtain a valid driver’s license in their state of residence within 60 days of employment


Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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