Medical Interpreter -WCMS Interpreter Network

The WCMS Interpreter Network (WIN) is looking for foreign language and ASL medical interpreters.  Preference given to Russian, Moldavian and Vietnamese speakers. Interpreters will contract with WIN to interpret onsite at medical appointments in Western North Carolina. The interpreter will need to demonstrate a mastery of both languages. The interpreter can expect to interpret lab results, pre-surgical requirements, family medical history, physical examinations, and medical procedures, among other things in a variety of medical settings including hospitals, pediatric offices, specialist offices, and home care appointments. The interpreter will maintain a strict ethic of confidentiality and be aware of HIPAA compliance policies.    

Requirements for WIN interpreter applicants

  1. Must be at least 21 years of age.
  2. Must pass a criminal background check where a social security number is required. 
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Target Language. Foreign language interpreters must pass bilingual written and oral tests that have a focus on medical terminology.
  4. American Sign Language interpreters: North Carolina licensure required.
  5. Foreign Language interpreters: must have taken or be willing to take AHEC Interpreter Training for Health and Human Services Level 1.
  6. Reliable transportation required.
  7. Basic computer skills and reliable access to the internet. Access to smart phone preferred.
  8. Interpreters must be able to keep appointments once accepted and arrive on time.

 

 

Location:

Asheville, NC

Compensation:

Competative compensation

Contact:

To apply please send resume and cover letter to win@mywcms.org

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