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Chinese Medical Interpreter (DC Metro Area)

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

Job Description:

Do you speak 2 or more languages fluently? Do you live in the Washington DC Metro Area? Are you interested in making extra income while also making a big impact in the lives of people in your community? If so, then come apply to become a freelance medical interpreter at Liberty Language Services! Please apply directly on our website: position is a great fit for: Professional or volunteer interpreters Bilingual college students (especially those studying medicine) Freelancers and/or entrepreneurs Stay at home parents Company InfoLiberty Language Services is a Small, Women- and Minority-owned business (SWaM) based in Vienna, VA that provides interpretation services to hospitals, schools, and other businesses throughout the Washington DC Metro Area. We believe in the promise of freedom and equality embodied by the Constitution, which is why we are proud to help bridge the communication gap that exists between service providers and the limited English proficient (LEP) community. We are immediately hiring for the following languages in the Washington DC Metro Area: All dialects of Chinese (including Mandarin, Cantonese, Shanghainese, Hokkien, Fuzhounese, Taishanese)Job Summary As a medical interpreter, you will facilitate doctor-patient communication at hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare-related facilities. Examples of session content include physical therapy and rehabilitation, surgery, diagnostics, examinations, etc. In addition to medical interpreting, Liberty interpreters may occasionally be requested to cover assignments for schools, legal firms, or other businesses. Interpreting assignments are typically scheduled anytime Monday to Friday between 7 am to 7 pm. Travel Requirement: Interpreters are required to travel on-site to our clients throughout the Washington DC Metro Area (e.g. Fairfax, Alexandria, DC, Rockville) Important Note: Please be aware that as a freelance interpreter, the number of hours you will work each week is never guaranteed. Workload will depend on our client's needs for your language(s) and the number of assignments you choose to accept. RequirementsMinimum Qualifications Must have completed a minimum 40-hour medical interpreter training course (NOTE: If you do not have this training certificate, you must complete a medical interpreter training course at Liberty or a similar training institution. Certain languages can be eligible for a tuition grant.) Willingness Liberty's oral language proficiency tests in English and the target language(s) Ability to submit immunization records and complete an annual TB screening and flu shot Additional Requirements Must be authorized to work in the United States Must be at least 18 years of age Must have flexible working hours (Mon-Fri) and reliable transportation Must be able to pass a drug screening and criminal background check Knowledge of, exposure to, and comfort with working in a medical setting Benefits Hourly Rate: $22-30 per hour Ability to create your own schedule as an Independent Contractor Free access to Liberty's interpreter training workshops The opportunity to provide a voice for someone in your community!

Keywords: Liberty Language Services, Virginia Beach , Chinese Medical Interpreter (DC Metro Area), Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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