Interpreter Job Description

Interpreter Job Description

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Interpreter provides education to health care workers about cultural beliefs and customs that may impact Carney's ability to provide quality patient care and employment to the multi cultural community.

Interpreter Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Utilizes on-line computer systems such as Outlook, and other hospital software
Interpret and translate written and spoken communications
Research and analyze foreign language documents for key information
Transcribe and analyze verbal communications
Identify and extract information components that meet military information requirement list criteria
May get assigned different locations to help develop skills and abilities of local nationals
Translate and interpret verbal and written communications from the local languages to English and from English to the local languages
Understand the subject matter of specialty relative to the field of work in order to accurately convey information from one language into another
May instruct and advise interpreter trainees
May function as Programming Officer

Interpreter Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Interpreter

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACTFL, OPI, CMI, CCHI, RID, CHI, NIC, CT, CI, CCHI/NBCMI

Education for Interpreter

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the interpreter job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Medical, Education, Interpretation, Communications, Health Care, English, Associates, Medical Terminology, Interpreter Training, Spanish

Skills for Interpreter

Desired skills for interpreter include:

Medical terminology
Cultural and perceptual factors that may affect patient treatment and communication
Computer systems
Cultural backgrounds of patients to be served
Goals and the role of every employee in achieving each of them
Personal computers
Basic anatomy
Physiology and diagnostic procedures and treatments

Desired experience for interpreter includes:

Provide oral interpretation/translation services for grant participants, on an as needed basis
Have a demonstrated ability to maintain the tone and register of the author of documents while producing a culturally and linguistically comprehensible product for the target community
Be timely and accurate in the production of publications, letters, brochures, and announcements
Communicate needs to the Site Project Coordinator
Maintain a positive attitude and demonstrate enthusiasm for college and career readiness the A.C.C.E.S.S
Understands and abides by hospital policies on patient confidentiality, informed consent, non-discrimination and by interpreters code of ethics and standards of practice

Interpreter Examples


Interpreter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of interpreter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for interpreter
  • Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation
  • Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter the requirements of the position
  • Staff members are not eligible to apply for the current temporary job opening if they are unable to serve the specified duration of temporary need before reaching the mandatory age of separation
  • Provide interpretation support for the interviewing and hiring process of candidates that speak other languages such as conducting interviews, providing tours, making offers of employment, administering the pre-employment test
  • Translating confidential information with Operations, HR and Health Services
  • Continuously walking production floors (including damp cold conditions and working in the heat)
  • Building relationships between employees and management
  • Respond to requests to verbally interpret in person or via phone
  • Provide educational opportunities to staff to acquire conversational/medical Spanish vocabulary
  • Provide educational opportunities to Spanish speaking patients and caregivers to acquire conversational English vocabulary
Qualifications for interpreter
  • Proficient in Japanese Language
  • Bachelor’s degree in Geology or Geophysics or higher
  • Ensure that stock levels and inventory are maintained
  • Process returns accurately
  • Provide support to the Service department
  • Create quotations and cost estimates to customers

Interpreter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an interpreter. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for interpreter
  • Instructional support of visually disabled student(s) with classroom curricula and instruction specific to their needs (Brailing, technology, activities of daily living)
  • Interpret after school activities, meetings, parent-teacher conferences
  • Responsible for using information provided by the customer, dealer, or region to identify and develop a salable solution including making serviceability decisions according to the supporting the product group strategy
  • Developing the highest value solution requires managing both engineering, and procurement resources
  • Ensure the solution provided will function properly when installed on and mated with existing machinery and structures
  • Ensure successful part procurement by possessing in depth knowledge of internal purchasing, manufacturing and routing practices, supplier capabilities
  • Possess in depth knowledge of current and legacy engineering data systems
  • Ability to identify potential issues with designs based on experience and take action as required
  • Accountable solely for deciding process flow for part creation, determining if part can be efficiently procured, or if engineering redesign is necessary to provide highest value solution at the lowest dragline investment (engineering time and procurement cost)
  • Responsible for the creation of salable parts, assemblies, and kits to support the dragline aftermarket
Qualifications for interpreter
  • The candidate must be certified in Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
  • Ensure all invoicing is completed in an accurate and efficient manner
  • Ensure purchasing meets branch and customer requirements
  • This occupation has a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification
  • Provide prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers, ensuring competitive pricing while retaining a commercial business approach
  • Market and promote products to increase volumes and market share

Interpreter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an interpreter. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for interpreter
  • Serve as an advisor regarding availability, location, and format of information
  • Understanding and monitoring effective spare parts processes, including stock control and inventory
  • Displaying professionalism when managing customer concerns while maintaining and unwavering commitment to company policies and procedures
  • Hearing interpreters will effectively interpret between ASL and spoken English
  • Deaf interpreters will effectively interpret between ASL, Tactile American Sign Language, other forms of visual communication, and written English
  • Adhere to Sorenson policies and procedures, and the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Provide excellent customer service while maintaining a respectful and professional attitude with customers and colleagues
  • Exhibit the ability to meet performance and customer service expectations with minimal supervision
  • Enhance interpreting skills through continuing education and training
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the various interpreting needs in the community setting
Qualifications for interpreter
  • Intervenes as intercultural mediator when communication is compromised by culture-bound messages
  • Support Parts, Service and Sales marketing activities by coordinating the printing and distribution of flyers, database maintenance and site invoicing
  • Accurately maintain daily time recording submission into the payroll system for all parts and service personnel
  • Certification in the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) and/or The National Association of the Deaf
  • Ensure Aftersales retail promotions are displayed as per branding requirements within the Dealership front of house areas
  • Generate Parts sales invoices and vendor purchase orders as required

Interpreter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of interpreter. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for interpreter
  • Work with intern students or provide mentoring when appropriate and as assigned
  • Be prompt and prepared for each interpreting engagement
  • Flexible with assignment changes
  • Ability to use technology to accurate reporting for billing, scheduling and service evaluation
  • Demonstrate a willingness and ability to complete additional and other duties as assigned
  • Effectively interpret between ASL and spoken English
  • Fully comply with Sore attendance requirements
  • Serve as scientific and clinical expert in the interpretation of clinical trial protocols
  • Work directly with Scientific Director and/or Physicians and/or Program Managers to validate proper interpretation of the protocol
  • Prep for the SCRI Clinical Operations Protocol Review Committee by evaluating and assessing presenting protocols in advance to determine complexity, identify risks associated with a trial and operational and implementation challenges
Qualifications for interpreter
  • CCHI/NBCMI certification is preferred
  • Fluent in specified non-English language-must pass internal language proficiency and interpretation skill evaluation
  • Knowledge of current and legacy engineering data systems
  • Mechanical aptitude, strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with dragline and rope shovel product lines
  • 3+ years of experience in Mechanical or Technical related work

Interpreter Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an interpreter. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for interpreter
  • Attend the SCRI Clinical Operations Protocol Review Committee to capture any details presented by the clinical and budget teams
  • Convert the protocol into a schedule of events which should be completed with each patient visit during the life of the study
  • Review all proposed amendments to understand the impact to the clinical trial
  • Update the Clinical Trial Management System with the original or updated schedule of events to ensure timely notification to impacted parties
  • Provide initial clinical interpretation for each protocol and guide the Clinical Educators to insure consistent interpretation across the organization
  • Escalate all appropriate information to budgets, finance, or Clinical Operations management as deemed necessary
  • Report necessary metrics on appropriate time frames
  • Commit to tutoring 1 -4 hours per week
  • Demonstrate superior formal and informal oral and written skills in English and Spanish
  • Provide verbal interpretation/translation services for grant participants on an as needed basis
Qualifications for interpreter
  • Experience with basic machine operation, machine anatomy, bill of material structures, and technical nomenclature
  • Recognized 40-hour medical interpreter training preferred
  • Ability to accurately translate information received from clients employees to ensure sufficient understanding
  • Bachelor's degree OR High School Diploma/GED plus four (4) years interpreting experience required
  • After hire and within 90 days of hire, must complete and pass 40 hour interpreter training class
  • Associate's, Bachelor's or advanced college degree preferred

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