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Language Interpreter II/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Language Interpreter II/UKHC
Requisition Number RE22157
Working Title Spanish Interpreter II
Department Name H4016: INTERPRETERS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $22.44-37.74/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

40 hour accredited classroom training for medical interpreting. Establishment of Language Proficiency in English and the target language. Medical Interpreting Certification within a year of hire.

Physical Requirements

Standing, walking, sitting


Weekdays and Weekends, some flexibility required.

Job Summary

The Language Interpreter II will provide Spanish interpretation services for UK Healthcare (UKHC), primarily for the Emergency Department at Chandler and Chandler main hospital.

This position will accurately convey information between patient and provider; manage the flow of communication to maintain accuracy; facilitate rapport between the provider & patient; recognize & address instances that require intercultural inquiry to ensure accurate & complete understanding; and provide interpretation of policies, procedures, consents, directions, & instructions.

These duties enable patients and families to effectively communicate in a language they understand which allows UKHC to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Documented proficiency in English and Spanish required.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Nationally certified Medical/Healthcare Interpreter preferred.

Deadline to Apply 02/13/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Jobs Rated Reports for Interpreter/Translator

Posted: 2020-02-03 Expires: 2020-03-04

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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