Ohio Hispanic Coalition

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

General Application

 

Promotora de Salud

Promotoras de Salud are defined by who they are, what they do for the community and in the community. Promotoras de Salud  are members of the community who are selected because of their commitment to serve their communities by providing peer to peer health education,  and can be involved with the families to ensure treatment  is followed.  Promotoras de Salud are bilingual Community Health Workers who use their language skills to inform, educate, and interpret for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients and providers.

Responsibilities

  • Providing peer-to-peer health education
  • Use their language skills to inform, educate, and interpret for Limited English Proficient patients
  • Conducting follow-ups with patient
  • Assisting patients in understanding medication and treatments.
  • Assist in the daily operations of the clinics by answering phones, calling patients, setting appointments, reviewing and/or filing medical charts.
  • Attend Quarterly trainings offered by OHCO.

Qualifications

  • Read, understand, speak, and write English and Spanish or Somali fluently (required)
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and willing to incur local vicinity travel.
  • Legally able to work in the US.

To apply fill out an application at our main office located at 100 East Campus View Blvd. Suite 130.

Also check out our Indeed posting for more information

Interpreter

Interpreters play an important role in allowing everyone to have access to health, legal, and relational services. Because of this Interpreters are not only very important for the Latino community in Columbus, but also for all other cultures. Interpreters use their language and interpretation skills to provide quality interpretation for Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients and providers. To ensure quality new interpreters must be trained and have to attend four workshops throughout the year to sharpen skills.

Responsibilities

  • Providing peer-to-peer interpretation between Limited English Proficient patients/clients and providers
  • Traveling to medical, legal and a variety of other locations both within and without Franklin County in order to interpret

Qualifications

  • Read, understand, speak, and write English and another language. (required)
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and willing to incur local vicinity travel.
  • Legally able to work in the US.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Unofficial interpreting work
  • Interpreter training – if you have never been trained you must attend our training.
  • Knowledgeable of medical terms.
  • Flexible schedule to work on call outside of working hours – these hours have a higher pay rate.
  • Experience working with people

We hire all languages for part-time and on-call positions, we are in particular need of:

Creole

Laos

Vietnamese

Burbur

(Specific Asian languages)

Indigenous Central and South american languages

To apply stop by our Main Office to fill out an application and complete the interpreter test. Also see our listing on Indeed.