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Khmer Interpreter

Lowell, MA

Department
Circle Home
Job ID
14326
Schedule
Per Diem
Shift
Days

Description

Home Health Foundation is seeking only the best! We are proud of our 125-year history of employing exceptional people who deliver exceptional care through a range of medical professional, paraprofessional and administrative roles. Are you ready to make a difference, in your life and in your community? Apply today to join our team of healthcare heroes.

The Interpreter will provide language interpreting services for clients and the Home Health Foundation. Must be qualified and competent Language Interpreter for medical services.

Essential Functions:

Participate in patient/client care conferences.

Provide interpretation for patients/families who have Limited English Proficiency (LEP) in their place of residence in the presence of a Home Health Foundation employee.

Provide effective and clear interpretation and communication.

Simultaneously interpret the spoken language and facilitate communication between the patient/family and the VNA employee, in English and in the patient's preferred language.

Interpret the spoken language and facilitate communication between the patient/family and the VNA employee, in English and in the patient's preferred language.

Practices in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the Massachusetts Medical Interpreters Association.

Complies with the home care standards for accreditation promulgated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).

Adhere to applicable policies, procedures as they pertain to patient/client care and to applicable personnel qualifications.

Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of what to report to the CEO or Chief Compliance Officer when concerns of corporate compliance arise. 

Ensures compliance within guidelines set forth by regulatory agencies (DPH, ERISA etc.)

Practices confidentiality principles set by the agency and federal HIPAA/HITECH guidelines.

Participates in all mandatory inservices.

Required Education and Experience:

Ability to read/write and communicate in English and Khmer.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to function well in very busy situations.

Responsible and reliable.

Good organization skills.

Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

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