UT Health Spanish Translator/Interpreter - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Spanish Translator/Interpreter - Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Education / Child Care
UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center
Requisition #: 210002D8
Join a growing team! With the opening of Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth , we will soon have the largest academic psychiatric hospital in the country, serving the region with an 500+ bed facility. Our dedicated health care employees will have the opportunity to be exposed to a variety of mental health specialties and cutting-edge research. With exposure to a variety of specialties such as Acute, Subacute, and Intensive Outpatient, Continuum of Care, Mood Disorders, ECT, Early Onset Treatment , Adult General Psychiatry, Competency Restoration, Child and Adolescent, Juvenile Justice, Geriatric Psychiatry, Treatment Mall and Unit-Based Programming.
This dedicated team will work in an integrated campus to bring world class resources to the community. Apply today to be a part of this committed team serving the mental health needs of the area.
Provides oral and written translation of diverse patient care-related material.
Location: Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center/HCPC at UTHealth
Position Key Accountabilities:
Provides written translation of patient histories and other medical reports, patient education and instructional material, advance directives, medical documents and other institutional publications.
Provides oral translation of discussions related to patient referral, new patient registration, financial evaluation, patient assessment, treatment planning, admissions, discharge, and other clinical and healthcare-related discussions.
Interprets clinical, financial, psychosocial and ethical discussions related to patient care activities.
Serves as a resource to patients, staff and care providers to contribute to successful patient outcomes.
Performs on-call translation duties requiring immediate response to electronic paging.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate degree or relevant work experience in lieu of degree.
Two years of relevant experience.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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