Sioux Land Community Health PART-TIME CHUUKESE INTERPRETER in Sioux City, Iowa
INTERPRETER - CHUUKESE
1-Part-Time position, approximately 20 hours/week. Monday-Friday 8:00am-12:00pm.
Successful candidate must have solid experience & advanced knowledge of:
Fluency in verbal, reading and written bilingual communication skills – Chuukese & English
Basic computer and data entry skills
Knowledge of cultural barriers to medical care and ability to diminish barriers on the patients’ and SCHC’s behalf
Knowledge of medical terminology in Spanish and in English
High school diploma or GED
Previous experience interpreting preferred
Successful candidate must be able to perform primary functions of position:
Provide translation services and support the non-English speaking patients and their families during their clinical visit
Works directly with medical staff to ensure accurate communication and understanding between patient and staff
Assists patients in completing all necessary intake forms at initial visit, including but not limited to, demographic and medical history, and financial verification
Assists social service worker and patient in completing the social service intake process
Travel to local agencies or hospitals to provide interpreting services as needed
These functions are not all inclusive
SCHC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing an environment of opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
SCHC participates in E-Verify.
Pre-employment drug screen, background check, and review of required immunizations including COVID vaccination are required. Exemptions may be granted for religious or medical accommodations.
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
- Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
- High School or better