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Location:Baltimore, MD
Company:Johns Hopkins Health System
First posted:August 03, 2016 (last updated 30+ days ago)

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Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually.  When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees.  Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry.  Great careers continually advance here.


Position Summary :

Serves as a translator for Johns Hopkins Health System. Translates documents, such as patient education material, hospital forms, patient letters/medical records and marketing materials, from English to target foreign language for Johns Hopkins Health System. Translates foreign language materials such as articles, correspondence and patient letters.


Competencies :


A.           Education:


B. A. or B. S. Required. Master's in Linguistics or Translations Preferred or ATA Certified




B.    Knowledge:


Excellent command and comprehension, both verbal and written of English and target language into which he/she is translating.


Advanced knowledge of cultural standards and customs of the international region to understand colloquialisms and slang words.


Excellent knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy required.


Advanced knowledge of MS applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc) required.




C.    Skills:


Ability to work effectively and meet deadlines.


Ability to work independently and in a team environment.


Critical thinking and problem solving skills required.


Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments.


Ability to exercise good judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information.





D.    Required Licensure,

Certification, Etc.:


ATA or Equivalent Master's Preferred.




E.    Work Experience :


Work requires knowledge of general hospital policies and procedures and familiarity with patient medical care, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.


One year of previous experience working in a hospital or health related setting required.




F.    Machines, Tools, Equipment:


PC skills, MS Office Suite


Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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