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Interpreter/administration Support Officer - Vietnamese , Queensland Health

Queensland Government - Woolloongabba, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Metro South Interpreter Service is looking for a Interpreter/Administration Support Officer - Vietnamese to support the delivery of Interpreter Services in a variety of formats to Queensland Health clients who are not proficient in English and enable clear communication of important clinical information, and to provide administrative support to the Metro South Interpreter Service team as needed.

Job details Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible part-time
Occupational group Administration
Classification AO3
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - South
Job ad reference QLD/MS05370841
Closing date 17-May-2021
Yearly salary
Fortnightly salary
Total remuneration
Salary Other
Job duration Permanent part time (30.4 hrs p.f.)
Contact person Karen Payne
Contact details (07) 3176 3048
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Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

To support the delivery of Interpreter Services in a variety of formats to Queensland Health clients who are not proficient in English and enable clear communication of important clinical information, and to provide administrative support to the Metro South Interpreter Service team as needed.

  • Provide effective, fluent and confidential interpretation of verbal and written communication between patients/clients and hospital staff whilst complying with the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators Inc (AUSIT) code of ethics.
  • Make use of available technology to enable increased delivery of interpreting services.
  • Assess patient/clients interpreting needs and provide culturally relevant information to health care providers with regard to patient care and provision of information within the Queensland Health Care System.
  • Provide a liaison role within the Hospital for the Vietnamese speaking community.
  • Provide translating skills in Vietnamese and English languages of medical documents and health related material.
  • Communicate with families to confirm appointments, provide general advice on hospital visit, assist with completion of relevant forms, and other duties as required.
  • Maintain up to date listing of interpreting jobs which require completion daily, ensuring bookings are streamlined and allocated efficiently and outcomes and standards are met.
  • Complete data entry into relevant systems accurately.
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Our ICARE² values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Engagement and Excellence, shape our culture within Metro South Health. Our values guide our day-to-day decision making and are fundamental to what we care about as a health service, how we behave, how we interact with each other and provide care to the many patients who come through our doors every day.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro South employee, you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: .

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote and .

Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position

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Role Description

Queensland Government

Woolloongabba, QLD

Government, Defence & Emergency




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