UT Health Translator / Interpreter in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Translator / Interpreter

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Education / Child Care

UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center

Requisition #: 180001BH

Position Summary:

Provides oral and written translation of diverse patient care-related material.

Location: Harris County Psychiatric Center

Dept.: HCPC Programming

Status: Full-Time

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Provides written translation of patient histories and other medical reports, patient education and instructional material, advance directives, medical documents and other institutional publications.

  2. Provides oral translation of discussions related to patient referral, new patient registration, financial evaluation, patient assessment, treatment planning, admissions, discharge, and other clinical and healthcare-related discussions.

  3. Interprets clinical, financial, psychosocial and ethical discussions related to patient care activities.

  4. Serves as a resource to patients, staff and care providers to contribute to successful patient outcomes.

  5. Performs on-call translation duties requiring immediate response to electronic paging.

  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Minimum Education:

Associate degree or relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

Minimum Experience:

Two years of relevant experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

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