Medical Interpreter Job at Teneo Linguistics Company, Arlington, TX

  • Teneo Linguistics Company
  • Arlington, TX

Job Description

The importance of clear, empathetic communication in healthcare settings cannot be overstated. The Children's Refugee Shelter, in association with Teneo Linguistics Company, understands this significance and is seeking a certified Medical Interpreter. In this role, you will become a vital communication bridge between our young refugees and our dedicated medical team, ensuring that each interaction is defined by understanding, compassion, and respect.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate, timely interpretation services between healthcare providers and patients within the onsite medical clinic and pharmacy, with a focus on understanding and respect.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality and uphold all ethical guidelines and standards of medical interpretation.
  • Educate healthcare providers about the effective use of interpreting services.
  • Assist with the translation of written materials, such as medical instructions and healthcare information, ensuring they are accessible and understandable.
  • Simplify medical jargon into language that is easily understandable for the children.
  • Show sensitivity to cultural differences and provide culturally competent services.
  • Assist with coordinating care and scheduling appointments as needed.


  • Certification in Medical Interpreting from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 4 years of professional experience as a medical interpreter.
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish. - Extensive knowledge of medical terminology and protocol.
  • Exceptional listening, retention, and note-taking skills.
  • Experience interpreting in behavioral health scenarios is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations with discretion and professionalism.


  • Play a key role in the healthcare journey of refugee children, ensuring they not only understand, but also feel understood.
  • Collaborate closely with a dedicated, multidisciplinary medical team.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development within a supportive and impactful environment.
  • Experience the gratification that comes from making healthcare accessible, understandable, and empathetic for each child.

As a Medical Interpreter at the Children's Refugee Shelter, you do more than translate words; you provide clarity in complex situations, offer comfort amidst uncertainty, and foster understanding where it is needed most. Join us in our mission to provide compassionate, comprehensive healthcare to every child in our care.

Job Tags

Full time,

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