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Spanish Language Interpreter- Registry/On-Call

Company: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Language Interpreter is responsible for providing interpretation services to patients, family members throughout the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab System of Care, including satellite locations throughout the Chicagoland area.

The Language Interpreter will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Language Interpreter will demonstrate Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Language Interpreter will:

  • Provide interpretation for patients, caregivers throughout the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab System of Care to ensure patients receive full benefit of treatment.
  • Translate clinical and procedural documents by providing an oral translation into the language of the patient
  • Written translation of documents.
  • Work independently to assess the level of patient language interpretation needs.
  • Assist employees in understanding cultural differences and how language barriers may impact patient care.
  • Work with other full-time Spanish interpreters to collaborate on inpatient and outpatient schedules and assignment of registry and agency interpreters.
  • Act as liaison to registry interpreters
  • Provide scheduling coverage in absence of Spanish interpreters and Business Support Manager.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.

Keywords: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago , Spanish Language Interpreter- Registry/On-Call, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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