Language Service Education/Training Coordinator
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Memorial Sloan Kettering is seeking a Language Service-Training Coordinator for our Cancer Disparities service area.
- Facilitate and coordinate all aspects of language research related services provision including education, training and linguistically appropriate services for the limited English proficient (LEP) patient population in regard to English and Spanish.
- Assist the Program Manager of Specialty in Linguistic and Cultural Responsiveness in all research and education aspects related to the Program’s provision of linguistically appropriate services to the limited English proficient patient population.
- Provide translation, back translation and interpreting services for research activities within the Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service and/or other departments in the institution as applicable.
- Bachelors degree in a health related field plus at least 2 years of related experience or a high school diploma plus 6 years of related experience. Masters degree preferred.
- Experience working with linguistic projects, specifically translating, back translating and/or interpreting
- Nationally certified as a medical interpreting and translator preferred.
- Teaching experience a must (preference given to those with experience teaching medical interpreting)
- Focus group conduct a must
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and organization skills
- Must be fluent in spoken and written Spanish #LI-POST
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