MEDICAL INTERPRETER - SPANISH

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7085443 (Ref:hlj_32831)

Posted: September 16, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Highlights

Provides interpreting services for Limited English Proficiency patients and Moffitt Cancer Center providers during clinical and non-clinical encounters selecting the appropriate mode to the encounter.   Renders meaning in a confidential, accurate, impartial way while maintaining professional boundaries, treating parties with respect and acting in a professional and ethical manner

The Ideal Candidate

  • Near Native verbal proficiency in English and the spoken or signed target language(s)
  • Highly trained and experienced in the medical interpreting field with specific exposure to oncology
  • Speak and understand both languages accurately and proficiently
  • Written competencies in both English and the target spoken language(s)

Responsibilities 

  • Provides interpreting services for Limited English Proficiency patients and Moffitt Cancer Center providers during clinical and non-clinical encounters.
  • Completes Powerchart tasks generated from Cerner promptly after the patient has been admitted.
  • Documents the encounter promptly and accurately on the patient's chart and maintains accurate records of the services provided within the department's application.
  • Assists internal customers with access to supplemental interpreter services via phone or video

Credentials and Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree in Languages, Arts, Translation Studies, Interpretation Studies– in lieu of an Associate's degree, HS Diploma or GED and two additional years of experience with a CMI or CHI certification may be considered.
  • Minimum of two years of demonstrable experience in a hospital setting with specific medical interpreting training of at least 40 hours.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy, medical diagnostic procedures, diseases, treatments, major body systems etc. in the working language.
  • Advanced knowledge of the IMIA, CHIA, RID and/or NCIHC Code of Ethics and standards of practice


Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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Job posting number:#7085443 (Ref:hlj_32831)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa,Florida
United States
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