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Khmer Interpreter

Lowell, MA

Department
Circle Home
Job ID
14326
Schedule
Per Diem
Shift
Days

Description

Flexible schedules.  Competitive salary.

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.

Medical Interpreter Certification.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to function well in very busy situations.

Responsible and reliable.

Good organization skills.

Home Health Foundation values our employee and patient experience above all else. We are proud of our longstanding 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? At HHF, we strongly believe that a workplace culture built on diverse ideas and backgrounds creates an inclusive environment that drives innovation. We are committed to building a talented and diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve each day and we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups. Apply today to join our team of healthcare heroes!

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