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Interpreter - Hindi/Punjabi On-Demand

Company: Language World Services Inc
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Description:

Job Summary: At Language World Services, Inc. we want to satisfy our clients' interpreting needs. Interpreters facilitate communication and bridge cultural divides between healthcare providers and their Limited and Non-English Proficient Patients. Services are delivered on-site, in person to the greater Greater Southern Alameda Area and via video phone to a nationwide client base.

Duties & Responsibilities:

What will you be doing as an Interpreter Hindi/Punjabi:

  • Actively speaking fluently in English, and Target Language
  • Providing communication to various diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Traveling to multiple locations throughout the Sacramento region
  • Video Interpreting Hindi/Punjabi
  • Engaging with digital technologies, products, and solutions that are relevant to the Language Interpreter position
  • Utilizing and applying current technology and systems effectively

What were looking for in an Interpreter Hindi/Punjabi:

  • Successful completion of a verbal medical terminology/target language examination
  • Experience of providing excellent customer service, and as well as confidence in your ability to talk with clients
  • Strong ability to interpret for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as family members

Skills that will help you in the role of Interpreter Hindi/Punjabi:

  • Strong communication skills
  • A passion for helping others
  • A desire, and interest to learn
. Requirements:
  • 1-year Interpreter experience + 40 Hours Interpreting Training
  • HS Diploma/GED (or higher preferred) or relevant work experience
  • Must pass written and oral national certification (CCHI/National Board) within one year of hire date
  • Knowledge of anatomy, major body systems, and medical terminology in Hindi/Punjabi and English
  • Fluently speak, read, and write in English and in Hindi/Punjabi
  • This position requires travel throughout Greater Southern Alameda Area
  • Upon job offer individuals will be required to complete a pre-employment background check, and medical clearance to include TB, MMR, and Varicella proof of immunity
  • A reliable source of transportation
  • Must be available during regular business hours (7:00am 7:00pm)

Keywords: Language World Services Inc, Oakland , Interpreter - Hindi/Punjabi On-Demand, Other , Oakland, California

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