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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 71505
Date Posted: Jan 3, 2023
Unit: Interpreter Services - Video Interpreting
Location: University of Colorado Health
Work Schedule: Full Time Days (40 hours/week)
Minimum requirement: 2 years of Medical Interpreting Experience
UCHealth Language Services is transforming access to communication for our limited English proficiency patients to ensure equity in health and healthcare regardless of cultural and linguistic barriers.We are driven to improve and optimize our language services as technologies continue developing. We blended the ideal combination of video and on-site medical interpreting that together are a driving force in bridging communication and allow patients to actively participate in their healthcare.
Take your career to the next level working at the first hospital in Colorado to lead in video interpreting by in-sourcing professional Spanish medical interpreters. At the Hub, we will provide you with a platform to do extraordinary things to improve lives in small and big ways. We want to reach people who can be part of our diverse talented medical interpreter team with a passion to help others and be part of a rapid growing department.
Provides medical interpretation for patients, staff and guests who are non-English speaking, deaf, or hard of hearing, to help communication with healthcare professionals.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Completion of medical interpretation competency test.
Minimum Experience: 2 years of medical interpretation.
The pay range for this position is: $20.87 - $27.13 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.
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