Bilinguals/Interpreters - Cleveland, OH

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We are currently seeking Bilinguals/Interpreters in Cleveland, Ohio. As an interpreter, you choose which appointments you wish to take, as many or as few as you like. Your hourly rate is based on your qualifications and experience. Your responsibilities will also entail:

  • Consecutive mode of interpretation required for assignments (not paraphrasing);
  • All interpreters provide on-site, over the phone, or video interpreting in a medical, social service, or business arena. All interpreters are responsible for their own travel to and from the appointments;
  • This function is to facilitate communication between two speakers; it is not designed to be a mediator, someone who explains ideas, or gives advice;
  • Interpreters have a two-fold role:
    • To ensure that interpretation events reflect, in English, precisely what was said by persons of limited English proficiency; and
    • To place persons of limited English proficiency on an equal footing with persons who understand English. This creates an obligation to conserve every element of information contained in a source language communication when it is rendered in the target language;
  • Interpreters will render a complete and accurate interpretation or sight translation by reproducing in the target language the closest natural equivalent of the source language message, without altering, omitting, or adding anything to the meaning of what is stated or written, and without explanation;
  • Interpreter will maintain and improve his/her interpreting skills through professional training or education in the interpretation field;
  • Be dependable and professional; and
  • Neat and professional appearance.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Must have native or near-native fluency in English and in a second language;
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills;
  • Oral Fluency & Expression – ability to construct connected oral discourse in English and target language that effectively communicates a message;
  • Interpretation experience a plus;
  • Have solid bilingual vocabulary of the human anatomy, medical diagnosis, treatment, disease, symptoms, and results of various diagnostic procedures;
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (ASL Interpreters require an Associate’s degree); and
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred.

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO INDUCTION:

  • Pass oral and written skill level-1 assessment in both English and second language;
  • Complete New Interpreter Orientation and Beginner/Intermediate Interpreter Medical Training;
  • Background check required, drug screen, and current list of immunizations;
  • Authorization to work in the United States;
  • Have reliable transportation; and
  • Have access to a computer, internet, and cell phone.

ABOUT US:

Vocalink Global is a multilingual services company serving the global business community since 1995. Vocalink enables brands to be heard and understood, across cultures, on a global scale, through translation, interpretation, and cultural adaptation. Our Global Headquarters is located in Dayton, Ohio. www.VocalinkGlobal.com

Location: Cleveland, OH
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