For more information and application link, please visit: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/406275
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Shift: Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm with some flexibility for patient care needs.
Job Summary: The Language Interpreter II will provide Japanese interpretation services for UK Healthcare (UKHC), primarily for main Lexington HealthCare campus sites. 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. This position also helps UK Healthcare meet federal and Joint Commission requirements for language access.