Medical Translator Resume Samples

A Medical Translator is accountable for interpreting and translating an assortment of medical information. Common roles and responsibilities associated with the post are listed on the Medical Translator Resume as – providing medical translation service to non-English speakers, helping patients communicate with doctors, nurses, and medical staff; translating a wide range of medical information such as medical conditions, treatment options, billing, and insurance; translating medical documents like slides, books, and lecturers; providing a positive and relaxed experience to patients; and upholding patient confidentiality.

The following skills are essential to getting the job done – fluency in one or more foreign languages, knowledge of medical terminologies, translation skills, good interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, and phone etiquette. The minimum requirement for this job usually includes a medical interpreter certification program that covers medical ethics, terminology, intercultural communication and interpreting fundamentals. Licensure or certification is as well needed.

Medical Translator Resume example

Medical Translator Resume

Summary : Seeking a position as a Medical Translator within a progressive and patient-centered medical institution where my medical training and nursing knowledge enables me to grow professionally. Background encompasses a broad spectrum of medical knowledge and years of experience in the medical field. I have been a Register Nurse and currently finishing a Masters in Nursing Sciences and informatics.

Skills : Microsoft Word - Advanced, Microsoft Excel - Basic, Typing.

Medical Translator Resume Example

Description :

  1. Provided revision and translation of Blausen Medical Atlas Software (Spanish version).
  2. Translated of updated materials, topics and additional specialty chapters of the Atlas.
  3. Ensured that translations retain the content, meaning, and feeling of the original material.
  4. Checked translations of technical terms and terminology to ensure that they are accurate and remain consistent throughout translation revisions.
  5. Compiled terminology and information to be used in translations, including medical terms and procedures.
  6. Proofreaded, edited, and revised translated materials.
  7. Handled translations on medical prescriptions Certified ICD 9 and ICD 10 coding.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master In Nursing


Medical Translator Resume

Summary : Medical Translator is Providing effective on-site interpreting service for consumers. Exhibiting professional behavior at all times including punctuality and preparedness for shifts and be respectful. Demonstrating the ability to adapt quickly to new and changing technologies. Pass screening before taking InPerson commitments. Adhering to interpreter ethical standards and procedural requirements specific to interpreting context (i.e. hospitals, courts, schools, etc.).

Skills : Event Planning, Powerpoint, Windows.

Medical Translator Resume Format

Description :

  1. Conducted medical and general interpreting for patient, their families and the medical staff.
  2. Planed, and organized new medical appointments and follow-ups.
  3. Assessed and monitored patients understanding of information conveyed.
  4. Recorded and monitored interpretation activities according to hospitals standards.
  5. Maintained confidentiality in all matters related to patient care.
  6. Provided professional interpretation in medical or non-medical settings.
  7. Worked independently in a safe and appropriate manner with little supervision.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                7-10 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Management
                Education
                Education
                Diploma


                Medical Translator Resume

                Summary : Experienced, energetic, detailed-oriented, organized and self motivated candidate looking to obtain a position in a fast-paced Medical clinic or Hospital with potential for growth. Understanding variety of regional accents and linguistic styles and registers. Selecting appropriate mode of interpretation for each situation. Interpreting with highest degree of accuracy and completeness.

                Skills : Mandarin Chinese-to-English Medical Translation/interpretation.

                Medical Translator Resume Example

                Description :

                1. Explained cultural differences or practices to patients and health care providers, as needed.
                2. Communicated any special patient needs to provider.
                3. Scaned items into patient charts, as directed.
                4. Answered phones, schedules appointments for patients, and responds to patient requests, as appropriate.
                5. Pulled and prepared patient charts, and generates patient schedule for assigned provider.
                6. Provided patient counseling on specific topics as directed by the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) or Chief Medical Officer (CMO), as needed.
                7. Assisted with Prescription Assistance Program applications and follow-up, as needed.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            7-10 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Management
                            Education
                            Education
                            Associate In Health Information

                            Medical Translator Resume

                            Summary : Medical Translator is Self-correcting, understanding own linguistic limitations, seeks clarification and accepts correction. Picking up cues from encounter participants regarding level of understanding and/or need for clarification. Understanding language as an expression of culture, recognizes the underlying assumptions of each party about medicine, the encounter, the illness etc.; using this understanding to empower patient and provider to better understand each other.

                            Skills : Planning, Customer Service.

                            Medical Translator Resume Format

                            Description :

                            1. Participated actively as a member of the Patient Care Team.
                            2. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
                            3. Demonstrated ability and desire to work well with people of different cultures, customs, and educational levels.
                            4. Respected cultural diversities and differences.
                            5. Demonstrated ability to remain calm when in emotionally charged situations.
                            6. Translated written and interprets spoken English and Spanish, including medical terminology, during patient encounters and phone calls, and for written informational materials.
                            7. Functioned as a cultural facilitator between patients and providers.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    7-10 Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Management
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    Associate In Health Information

                                                    Medical Translator Resume

                                                    Headline : Medical Translator is Avoiding generalizations and stereotyping. Using culturally appropriate behavior and is able to choose appropriate time to clarify or interject by respecting the goals of the encounter. Awaring of own personal values and implicit biases, beliefs and cultural characteristics which may be a source of conflict or discomfort in certain situations, is able to acknowledge these and/or to withdraw from encounters when these may interfere with successful interpretation.

                                                    Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Training.

                                                    Medical Translator Resume Sample

                                                    Description :

                                                    1. Provided interpretation in cases of life support withdrawal, fetal demise and major cases in emergency medicine.
                                                    2. Encouraged communication between patient and health care team to build rapport and ensures that the listener understands the message.
                                                    3. Functioned in a collaborative relationship with social services, behavioral health, financial counseling, and chaplaincy, including advanced directives, psychiatric evaluation and issues of homelessness, domestic violence and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA).
                                                    4. Adhered to all federal. state and local laws and regulations governing the practice of medical interpreting in healthcare.
                                                    5. Served as communicator between patients, physicians and allied staff, translating their conversation accurately. 
                                                    6. Utilized language skills and demonstrates competency in the target language, as well as in English. 
                                                    7. Explained cultural differences or practices to ensure complete understanding. 
                                                        Years of Experience
                                                        Experience
                                                        5-7 Years
                                                        Experience Level
                                                        Level
                                                        Executive
                                                        Education
                                                        Education
                                                        GED

                                                        Medical Translator Resume

                                                        Objective : Medical Translator is respecting for diversity and works to achieve equity through inclusion on the interpreter team, the healthcare team and throughout the hospital. Navigating different cultures within the interpreting context and provides a cultural bridge between provider and patient Recognizing the complexity of the clinical encounter and added factor of linguistic barrier.

                                                        Skills : Staff Planner, Supervising.

                                                        Medical Translator Resume Sample

                                                        Description :

                                                        1. Maintained an established inventory of commonly used supplies and ensures medications have not expired.
                                                        2. Presented products prepared or manufactured to a Pharmacist prior to issuing to patients.
                                                        3. Provided interpretation for patients and families with Limited English Proficiency (LEP), and health care providers in a variety of settings and situations. 
                                                        4. Communicated in a linguistically and culturally competent manner with professional command of bilingual medical terminology. 
                                                        5. Ensured accurate and thorough comprehension on the part of all participating parties. 
                                                        6. Interpreted Services participation documentation in both patient record and departmental productivity statistics.
                                                        7. Provided interpretation for patients, families and their health care team in a manner that promotes confidentiality at a professional distance within the given linguistic/cultural context for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, therapists, social workers, financial counselors and chaplains in all clinical settings.
                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                Experience
                                                                2-5 Years
                                                                Experience Level
                                                                Level
                                                                Executive
                                                                Education
                                                                Education
                                                                MA

                                                                Medical Translator Resume

                                                                Objective : Medical Translator is Setting tone of the patient/provider encounter to manage spatial configuration and flow of communication to preserve accuracy and completeness, and to assess and address potential areas of discomfort for patient (age, gender of interpreter, no previous experience with interpreters). Encouraging and fostering direct communication between provider and patient.

                                                                Skills : Translator, Patient Care.

                                                                Medical Translator Resume Model

                                                                Description :

                                                                1. Explained and clarified cultural behaviors.
                                                                2. Acted as an advocate for the patient/family through such activities as assisting with locating appropriate staff to address concerns, and safeguarding patient’s privacy and confidentiality.
                                                                3. Demonstrated an atmosphere/attitude of respect for human dignity and the uniqueness of each person encountered in the clinic/unit setting.
                                                                4. Collaborated with physicians and nurses to establish drug administration schedules for patients.
                                                                5. Manufactured and prepared sterile products.
                                                                6. Prepared billing statements and processes patient credits and payments.
                                                                7. Maintained required record-keeping.
                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                            Level
                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            Education
                                                                                            GED

                                                                                            Medical Translator Resume

                                                                                            Objective : Medical Translator is Maintaining professional distance and integrity. Diffusing conflict between parties by remaining calm and impartial. Clarifying instructions, follow up steps in a diplomatic, effective manner Understands and abides by hospital policies on patient confidentiality, informed consent, non-discrimination and by national interpreter standards of practice and code of ethics.

                                                                                            Skills : Coding, Patient Care.

                                                                                            Medical Translator Resume Example

                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                            1. Transmitted information accurately between patient and provider or staff.
                                                                                            2. Encouraged direct communication between patient and provider or staff.
                                                                                            3. Managed complexity of cross-cultural encounter.
                                                                                            4. Utilized/integrated ethical practice to guide behavior in all interpretation.
                                                                                            5. Followed the Interpreter Services Department Standards of Practice.
                                                                                            6. Consulted with provider prior to encounter.
                                                                                            7. Assessed patients’ interpretation needs.
                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                    GED

                                                                                                                                    Medical Translator Resume

                                                                                                                                    Objective : Medical Translator is Introducing themselves and explains role of the interpreter to patient and provider. Maintaining transparency. Maintaining appropriate boundaries guided by the code of ethics and standards of practice Projects positive attitude about the department and the hospital, and offers services to ensure positive experience. Working as a team with colleagues and providers.

                                                                                                                                    Skills : Medical Skills, Planner.

                                                                                                                                    Medical Translator Resume Sample

                                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                                    1. Established and maintained excellent client relationships, exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills, and exercise sound judgment and professionalism in business and personnel matters. Ability to maintained confidentiality of sensitive information.
                                                                                                                                    2. Remained calm under pressure and apply sound judgment. Worked well with individuals at all levels of the organization.
                                                                                                                                    3. Read, wrote, and understood English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.
                                                                                                                                    4. Knowledged of cultural and perceptual factors that may affect patient treatment and communication.
                                                                                                                                    5. Provided interpretation for target languages.
                                                                                                                                    6. Provided sight translation in the presence of provider and/or other medical staff.
                                                                                                                                    7. Provided accurate rendition of a written text in one language to an oral message in another language.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                              2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                                                                                              Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                                                              MS

                                                                                                                                                                                              Medical Translator Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                              Objective : Medical Translator is Huddling with team to ascertain context and goals for the encounter. Addressing concerns raised during or after an encounter by encouraging provider to make appropriate referral and/or assisting with making of appointment with right resource and booking interpreter as needed. Working well under pressure to manage stressful situations.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Skills : Medical Skills, HR.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Medical Translator Resume Template

                                                                                                                                                                                              Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                              1. Accurately and completely interpreted conversations between providers and consumers.
                                                                                                                                                                                              2. Established and maintained quality customer service and positive interaction with all users.
                                                                                                                                                                                              3. Maintained strict confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA policies and standards.
                                                                                                                                                                                              4. Translated written documents from English into the target language or from the target language into English. Translated correspondence, brochures, documents, and educational and outreach materials from English into the target language.
                                                                                                                                                                                              5. Interpreted spoken language from English into the target language and from the target language into English.
                                                                                                                                                                                              6. Contacted non-English speaking clients to obtain consent signatures and medical history, give notification of appointments, explain procedures and diagnoses, complete interviews, etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                              7. Assisted in answering information calls received by the department. May be asked to assist in participating in emergency hotlines requiring evening and weekend work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                        0-2 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Entry Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                        MS