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Medical Interpreters help non-English-speaking patients communicate with doctors, nurses and other medical staff. Responsibilities displayed on sample resumes of Medical Interpreters include interpreting for families at a hospital or at the patient's home with regard to doctor visits, medical updates, and equipment training; and researching medical terms in order to be able to interpret as accurately as possible between families and medical staff. While a Bachelor's degree is typical as an educational background listed on the resumes of those applying to become Medical Interpreters, certificate programs are also available to those interested.

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Medical Interpreter

Conducted in depth interpretation of evaluations between psychiatrists and parents of preschoolers with neurological behavior disorders.

  • Assisted during admissions, examinations, consultations, procedures and many other provider-patient encounters.
  • Utilized, maintained, and supervised a network dedicated to tracking statistics of therapeutic sessions. Statistics were vital to secure Federal and State budgets.
  • Worked off site with various state and city hospitals.
  • Translated medical documents for the agency.
  • Volunteered after hours to assist parents/patients that needed translation or interpretation services.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Medical Interpreter
2

Senior All-call Medical Interpreter

Promoted to Senior Interpreter after successfully completing 5,000 hours of Over-the-Phone Interpretation in numerous Medical, Financial, Legal and other specialized industries.

  • Demonstrated the breadth and depth of linguistic proficiency and the capacity to analyze dialectical and cultural differences that are essential to ensure that clients and Limited English customers communicate with ease and accuracy.
  • Consistent reviews by Quality Assurance with ratings of outstanding interpreting skills and outstanding customer service.
  • Recognized by management for excellence in performance
  • Demonstrated the necessary skills to become an All-Call Professional Interpreter, qualified to interpret various types of conversations including medical, law, insurance, finance, technology, business, and governmental.
  • Utilized strong interpersonal skills to facilitate communication and language needs with proven outstanding quality service.
  • Completed specialized trainings for Medical, Finance, and Insurance Interpreting.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Certificate
C
English Teaching Methodology And Strategies
3

Medical Interpreter

Translated medical procedures to clients so they understand what is happening and clarified questions they have regarding the procedure.

  • Interpreted complex data and simplified as required, ensuring complete understanding of what the options are available to the patient(s).
  • Accompanied clients to office visits to accurately represent the presenting issues.
  • Assisted visiting nurses in meeting at home needs, facilitating patient's recovery.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Information Management And Technology
4

Medical Interpreter

Worked with families to understand concerns and answer questions relevant to medical procedures.

  • Provided cultural information to healthcare providers in order to ensure appropriate provision of health services
  • Translate procedural information to facilitate understanding between doctors and patients
  • Ensured that correct concept and context is provided by ensuring that no omissions or additions are evident
  • Streamlined patient and provider interaction by providing a channel of effective communication
  • Positive impact on quality of care and quality of patient outcomes
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts
5

Medical Interpreter and Cultural Advisor

Interpreted between Pastho, Dari, Farsi and English for U.S and French army staff during trainings for local medical care professionals regarding logistics and medicinal matters

  • Translated documents such as medical lectures, slides, and books
  • Supervised and trained 5 interpreters. Evaluated staff performance and submitted weekly reports on departmental progress and achievements
  • Interpreted high - level meetings with the Ministry of Defense, army generals, and national police
  • Represented interpreters at weekly report meeting with U.S Army and medical staff
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Medical Interpreter & Translator

Volunteer to interpret at this non-profit organization to help patients communicate with their physician

  • Interpreted during clinic hours to aid communication between physician and patients
  • Sight translated documents about treatment directions and helped patients fill out forms
  • Interpreted during screening for RN nurses in order to prep patients for consultation
  • Translated patient's documentation from doctors who fill out prescription and directions in Spanish
  • Participated in clerical work, such as filing and verifying data
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Spanish / English Interpretation And Translation
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Design Studies
7

Medical Interpreter and Medical Assistant

Facilitated communication between patients and health care providers speaking Spanish and English

  • Ensured health care providers were aware of cultural misunderstandings when necessary
  • Used professional, culturally appropriate ways of showing respect and communicating
  • Maintained confidentiality throughout all patient interactions
  • Demonstrated impartiality in order to remain objective while interpreting
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Communications And Interpersonal Relations
Spanish/english Medical Interpreter
8

Emergency Room Technician & Medical Interpreter

Escorted patients to the examination rooms and prepared them for the physicians.

  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Performed EKGs, Phlebotomies, and collected specimens for laboratory testing. Assisted providers and nurses with minor surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
  • Provided medical interpretation between French, French Creole, and some Spanish for patients, families, providers and staff.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Management
Liberal Arts & Science
9

Medical Interpreter

Translated spoken passages from one language into another.

  • In simultaneous interpreting, rendered oral translation of material at time it was spoken, usually heard material over electronic audio system and broadcasted translation to listeners.
  • Helped patients and families through individual and group conferences to understand, accept and follow medical recommendations.
  • Participated in planning for improving health services by interpreting social factors pertinent to development of program.
  • Followed ethical codes that protected the confidentiality of information.
  • Compiled information about the content and context of information to be translated, as well as details of the groups for whom translation and interpretation was being performed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Medicine And Surgery
10

Medical Interpreter

Help the physician understand the history and physical information from the patient, as well as the symptoms and reason for the patient's visit.

  • Translated the physician's questions and answers for the patient to understand and respond when necessary.
  • Assisted in taking vital signs, updating the patients' medical record.
  • Scheduled follow up appointment for patients.
  • Given medical instruction and drug information.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
Medical Laboratory Technician
English

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