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Medical Interpreter (On-Site, Contractor)

Company: Liberty Language Services
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Liberty Language Services is an interpreter agency based in Tyson's Corner, VA. We are currently recruiting for freelance interpreters to provide on-site interpretation services to our clients (hospitals, schools, etc.) throughout the Washington DC Metro Area (i.e. Fairfax, Alexandria, DC, Rockville). Languages Most Needed: Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bambara, Bengali, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese (all dialects), Fulani, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Igbo, Khmer, Krio (English Creole), Korean, Mongolian, Russian, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Twi, Vietnamese Please Note: This is a 1099 independent contractor position. The number of assignments & hours that freelance interpreters work each week are not guaranteed. Workload will depend on client demand for the interpreter's language and the interpreter's ability to accept and travel to assignments. This position is most suitable for bilingual professionals with flexible schedules looking to make extra income by helping bridge communication gaps in their community. Requirements Must be at least 18 years of age High School Diploma (required), Bachelor's Degree (highly preferred) Must have completed or be willing to complete a 40-hour medical interpreter training course (Liberty offers training tuition grants for qualified candidates) Must be able to pass oral language proficiency tests for English and the target language Must be able to submit immunization records (MMR, Varicella, TDAP, Hep B) and complete yearly flu shot and TB screening Must have flexible work schedule (Mondays-Fridays, between 7am-4pm) Must be able to travel throughout Washington DC Metro Area Must be able to pass drug screening and background check BenefitsWorking as a Liberty interpreter gives bilingual professionals the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in their community. Many limited English proficient (LEP) patients receive lower quality care due to language barriers. Freelance interpreters who offer their time and skills to bridge communication gaps help tremendously in equalizing the playing field for immigrants receiving healthcare and other services in the United States. Be part of the movement to give a voice to all!

Keywords: Liberty Language Services, Virginia Beach , Medical Interpreter (On-Site, Contractor), Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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