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Medical Interpreter

Amoskeag Health

Amoskeag Health, formerly Manchester Community Health Center (MCHC), is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) federally qualified health center offering high-quality, comprehensive, and family-oriented primary health care and support services since 1993. Now known as The Dr. Selma Deitch Center for Children and Teens, Child Health Services (CHS) is the original pediatric practice of MCHC dedicated to improving the health and well-being of at-risk children. In June of 2019, all locations of MCHC consolidated under one name, Amoskeag Health.

Through all its programs, Amoskeag Health serves over 14,579 patients annually across four locations in Manchester.

Mission
To improve the health and well-being of our patients and the communities we serve by providing exceptional care and services that are accessible to all.

Vision
We envision a healthy and vibrant community with strong families and tight social fabric that ensures everyone has the tools they need to thrive and succeed.

Core Values
We believe in:
• Promoting wellness and empowering patients through education
• Fostering an environment of respect, integrity and caring where all people are treated equally with dignity and courtesy
• Providing exceptional, evidence-based and patient-centered care
• Removing barriers so that our patients achieve and maintain their best possible health

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Primary care, preventive care, outreach and enabling services at Amoskeag Health are supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Center Cluster grant number H80CS00571. This grant provides approximately 15% of total revenue.


The Interpreter will assist Amoskeag Health staff to provide interpretation, translation, and referral services at Amoskeag Health in an effort to increase patient’s accessibility to high quality medical care and ancillary services. French/Swahili/English - Flex Schedule.

Responsibilities and Authorities:
•Provide direct services of translation of information (i.e., verbal and/or written) adequately and accurately to clients.
•Assist clients to obtain necessary information from other agencies.
•Provide necessary coverage for Spanish/Portuguese/English translation.
•Increase quality of access to health care for minorities by assisting the Health Educator in evaluating culturally appropriate health education materials.
•Demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural diversity of population being served.
•Extra duties as assigned by supervisor.
•Attends safety related in services as designated by Senior Management team.

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: October 28, 2019

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