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  • Virtual Interpreter Colombia
  • SuperStaff in Colombia, , Colombia
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

As a Virtual Interpreterl, you will play a crucial role in facilitating effective
communication between healthcare providers and patients who have limited English proficiency.
Your primary responsibility will be to provide accurate and efficient interpretation services during
remote medical and other telehealth appointments. You will work remotely, using video
conferencing and other digital communication tools to ensure seamless and culturally sensitive
communication between patients and healthcare professionals. This position requires excellent
language skills, cultural competence, and the ability to handle confidential information with the
utmost discretion.

Requirements:

Language Proficiency:

a. Native-level proficiency in English and fluency in at least one other language, with
exceptional oral and written communication skills in both languages.

2.

Interpreting Experience:
a. Prior experience as a professional interpreter, preferably in a medical or
healthcare setting, with a... demonstrated ability to interpret complex medical
information accurately.

3.

Cultural Competence:
a. Strong cultural competence and sensitivity, understanding the cultural nuances of
different communities to ensure accurate interpretation and effective
communication.

4.

Technology Skills:
a. Proficiency in using telehealth platforms, video conferencing tools, and other
digital communication technologies, with the ability to troubleshoot basic
technical issues.

5.

Ethics and Confidentiality:
a. Strict adherence to professional ethics, including maintaining confidentiality,
neutrality, and impartiality while interpreting.

6.

Flexibility and Adaptability:
a. Ability to adapt to different medical specialties, diverse patient populations, and
varying interpretation scenarios.

7.

Time Management:
a. Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively handle multiple
appointments and ensure punctuality.

8.

Empathy and Patience:
a. Empathetic and patient nature to understand the challenges faced by patients
with limited English proficiency and provide support during medical
consultations.

9.

Professionalism:
a. Display professionalism, integrity, and a commitment to maintaining professional
standards of conduct.

10.

Certification:
a. Professional certification in interpretation (e.g., National Board of Certification for
Medical Interpreters, Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters) is
preferred but not mandatory.

Benefits:
• Indefiniteterm Contract with Full Colombian Benefits.
• Colombia Residents Only
Colombia

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