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Children's Mercy Kansas City Burmese Medical Interpreter in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.

Overview

Provide accurate and complete interpretation services to facilitate oral communication between Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients, families and CM staff. Supports patient safety and ensures that LEP individuals have meaningful access to information and equal opportunity to participate in services.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate, complete and impartial interpretation services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients, family members and CM staff.

  • Models exemplary customer service through the delivery of interpretation services to patients, families and CM staff that is consistent with the philosophy, mission, vision and values of the department and organization.

  • Essential Function: Performs other duties and participates in other projects or committees that support hospital and departmental priorities or activities.

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years experience Direct experience as a medical Interpreter or in a position that required bi-lingual ability in the medical field.

  • National Certification Preferred

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire qualified people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID2020-12861

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date5 months ago(10/28/2020 8:11 PM)

Posting CategoryAdministrative Support/Customer Service

DivisionLANGUAGE SERVICES

Work TypePart Time Benefits Elig 48-59

FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First LastMelynda Samson

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