Medical Interpreter position open – UNM Hospital

The Interpreter Language Services (ILS) Department at University of New Mexico Hospitals is seeking exceptional applicants to join our team of professional staff interpreters who provide language services to our patients, their families, and the healthcare workers who take care of them.

Job Duties: Provide accurate medical translation of documents and interpretation. Ensure adherence to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignments may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups; inpatient units, outpatient clinics, and the UNMH Level 1 Trauma Center Emergency Department.

Minimum Requirements: Education Requirements:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent  Provide proof of successful completion of medical interpreter training (minimum 40 hours)  Pass oral language proficiency tests in English and Spanish (advanced or higher)  Pass a written proficiency test in Spanish (advanced or higher)  One (1) year directly related experience Other Requirements:  Tuberculin Skin Test

Preferred Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree  National Certification e.g. CHI™, CMI

For complete position details, and to apply, visit and search for keyword “interpreter” or search for Job ID: 15174865.