This position will consist of interpreting for healthcare patients with limited English proficiency. As a medical interpreter, you will facilitate doctor-patient communication at hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare-related facilities. • This is an independent contractor position so there are no set hours. You will accept work depending on your own schedule. • All interpreting assignments coincide with appointments made by patients at healthcare facilities and, therefore, will vary in duration and the amount of notice given. • Assignment lengths and the content will vary. Examples of session content include physical therapy and rehabilitation, surgery, diagnostics, examinations, and mental health appointments. • Travel Requirement: Interpreters are required to have their own form oftransportation and travel on-site to the location of each appointment. • Our clients are located throughout Washington D.C. Metro Area.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills • Flexible availability • Ability to remain calm and compassionate when dealing with difficult people and crisis situations
• Must be 18 years of age or older • U.S work authorization • Completed or plan to complete:
1.) 40-hour Medical Interpreter Training Course (must have proof of certificate from a reputable training institution)
2.) Oral Language Proficiency Test in English and Target Language