Medical Translator

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ORGANIZATION: KC CARE Health Center

This position is responsible for the accurate interpretation via face-to-face health care information to and from various language-speaking patients / patient families and health care providers.

Accurately interpret medical and health care information/instructions from physicians, nurses, or other health care staff to non-English speaking patients/families in a consecutive or simultaneous mode in Health Care and department's established standards

  • Considerable knowledge of both English and other languages.
  • Skill in translating spoken words
  • Requires the ability to speak in another language and English to convey or exchange information.
  • Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, etc. in English and other languages
  • Requires the ability to write using standard conventions in English and other languages

Volunteer interpreters are integral to the day to day running KC CARE Health Center. They are the bridge between our providers and the patient and must be able to comfortably interpret medical terminology such as patient symptoms and doctors' diagnoses and treatment instructions.

Shifts Availability:

Monday- Friday

8:30am-12:30pm

1:00am-5:00pm

Translator will also translate voice messages from Spanish to English via our vonage communication app from Patients

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About KC CARE Health Center

Location:

3515 BROADWAY BLVD, KANSAS CITY, MO 64111, US

Mission Statement

The mission of KC CARE is to promote health and wellness by providing quality care, access, research, and education to the underserved and all people in our community.

Description

Just as it was formed to do in 1971, KC CARE Health Center (formerly Kansas City CARE Clinic) exists to promote health and wellness by providing quality care, access, research and education to the under-served and all people in our community. Today KC CARE provides health care services in general medicine, HIV prevention and primary care, behavioral health, and dentistry. We accomplish this with a full-time staff of nearly 160 and over 700 volunteers. One of the largest charitable community health clinics in the country, KC CARE Health Center became a Federally Qualified Health Center in 2015. KC CARE is funded through patient payments, insurance reimbursement, donations, grants, special events, United Way, and contributed goods and services. We are located in three urban locations along major bus routes in Kansas City, Missouri. With its current funding, staff, and volunteers, KC CARE cares for more than 10,000 clinical patients and touches more than 20,000 through community services. Get involved with KC CARE, and be a part of our mission

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3515 Broadway BoulevardKansas City, MO 64111

(39.06335,-94.5901)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 17

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