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Kadlec Spanish Interpreter in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for a Spanish Interpreter to join our growing Interpreter Services team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Part-Time, 0.8, 40 Hour Variable Shift


Minimum Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED from an accredited educational institution.

  • DSHS Certification for Spanish Medical Interpreter

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent healthcare experience

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Spanish Interpreter you will provide verbal and written interpreting and translating for Spanish speaking patients. Performs related duties as assigned.

  • Embrace Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

  • Provide face-to-face and phone interpretation service for patients in the Spanish language.

  • Provide some Spanish translating services for Kadlec Staff.

  • Schedule patient visit interpreter sessions according to patient and staff needs.

  • Document interpreter session in patient record.

  • Serve as a resource for staff and physicians.

  • Mentor staff to be sensitive to patient cultural and language needs.

  • Communicate effectively with patients, staff, and physicians.

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served.

  • Participate in quality improvement activities; recommends improvements and participates in the development and implementation of improvement plans.

  • Adhere to standard policies as outlined in department related to infection control, fire and safety, hazardous chemicals, personnel policies, and departmental procedures.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Services

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 279642