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Certified Medical Interpreter (Spanish)

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Duration: 5 weeks (one 8-hour day per week for 5 weeks)

Schedule/Format: Work for Denver Health as a Medical Interpreter for $21.50/hr with healthcare benefits, while pursuing a no-cost 5-week Medical Interpreter Certification that leads to promotion within a year. 

Location: Work at Denver Health Main Hospital and clinics, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO, 80204. 

Training Provider: Denver Health

Program Cost: Free (tuition paid by Denver Health). Note that this pathway allows you to work full-time as a Medical Interpreter at Denver Health while working toward your formal certification. Apply with Denver Health as a Medical Interpreter, and your application will be fast-tracked to enroll in coursework. Training cost and starting wage are made possible by Denver Health and are unique to this opportunity.

Jobs Starting At: Earn $21.50/hr as a Medical Interpreter while earning your Medical Interpreter Certification, which leads to $30+/hr.

Minimum Requirements: Bilingual. High school diploma or GED required. Must pass rigorous medical interpreter test. 1-3 years of interpretation experience. Microsoft Office skills. Background and reference check, drug screen, standard vaccinations required, TB test, authorized to work in the U.S., ability to communicate clearly and maintain effective working relationships. Minimum age 18.

Physical Needs / Demands: Hospital/clinical environment. Public-facing care and phone support.

Best-Fit Learner Profile: Bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. Knowledge of call center technology. Ability to communicate difficult and emotional information or circumstances for a variety of audiences; ability to maintain confidentiality.

About Roles in This Field

Interprets either over the phone, on video in a call center setting, or in person for medical staff and for limited English proficiency patients and their families requiring language assistance. Pathway to Certified Medical Interpreter and Lead Interpreter.