Foreign Language Medical Interpreter - Lingala Interpreter
Portland, ME 
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  • Position Summary
    • Foreign Language Medical Interpreters facilitate health related communication between Health Care Providers (HCPs) and LimitedEnglish Proficient (LEP) patients. Medical Interpreters help to ensure that patients receive understandable and respectful care that is inkeeping with their cultural health beliefs, practices and primary language.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Training and/or experience in medical interpretation (12 hour LANA training preferred).
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: See "Education"
    • Native fluency or a comparable skill level in both English and the target language.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology in source and target languages.
    • Excellent customer service/teamwork skills.
    • Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work at multiple locations.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

 

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Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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