Medical Interpreter

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Cincinnati, OH

About the Job

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will provide you with world-class facilities, state-of-the-art technologies, and extraordinary support to ensure scientific progress is never halted from a lack of resources. At St. Jude, you will be part of a collaborative environment where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into survival for the children we serve.


Working as an Medical Interpreter- Support you will be the communication link between our Limited-English Proficient families and their providers at the hospital. The new incumbent will provide on-site and over-the-phone interpretation services in Spanish and English for providers, patients, and caregivers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Must be highly competent, flexible, and energetic.   




  • High school/GED required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Prior completion of an accredited medical interpreter training course of at least 40 hours is required. A list of training programs is posted on the IMIA web site at

  • Three months or 480 hours of documented medical interpreting experience is required

  • (LC:CCHI or NBCMI)Certified Healthcare Interpreter (CCHI) issued by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters OR Certified Medical Interpreter (NBCMI) issued by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters within 12 months of hire into this position.


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