Foreign Language Interpreter
Job ID: R0028344 | Administrative Support | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Facilitates effective and clear communication between non-English speaking patients their families and Health System staff.
  • Conducts Spanish medical and general interpreting for limited English staff patients and their families.
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks training and education within the Health System.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $16.31 - $25.28 Hourly


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education: High School or equivalent required. Bridging the Gap Interpreting Course required.

Experience: No experience required

Licensure: Expectation to obtain national credentialing to be recognized as a Certified Medical Interpreter guidelines found in departmental addendum located in department competency file.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Job requires frequently traveling (distance: minimum 1 mile/daily). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly.


COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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UVA Health System has one of the nation’s most diverse workforces. We are a close-knit, collaborative team that values the expertise, opinions and contributions of our staff. Our proven patient-first focus drives everything we do and fuels our many accomplishments - from Magnet® designation for our nurses to national recognitions as a top hospital and employer (Magnet is a registered trademark of the American Nurses Credentialing Center).

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