Interpreter (Casual)

Exciting Health Care Opportunities: Interpreter (Casual)


Excellent communication skills (oral and written in English)
Proficient and Fluent in one or more Sioux Lookout area First Nation languages (Cree, Oji-Cree, Swampy Cree, Ojibway) required
Demonstrated proficiency in the “interpretive process”
Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive caring approach
Good understanding of cross-cultural issues
Ability to work flexible hours
Proficient with computers
Medical Interpreter certificate an asset
Ability to communicate in First Nation Syllabics an asset

Job Requirements:

Provide bi-directional interpreting services to patients, residents, family and all service provider at SLMHC & ECU.
Articulate, report information accurately to convey the client’s questions, concerns and messages consistent with risk management directives and reports related to client data.
Maintain accurate daily records on all requests for service as well as the provision of services.
Must be willing to work assigned shifts including 8 and12 hour rotation of day and night shifts
Maintain confidentiality in all matters related to client care and visitor issues.
Other duties as assigned.

Salary: $21.90 - $23.65 in accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement.

Closing Date: When Filled

Submit application to:

Human Resources: Recruitment
Fax: (807) 737-6263

Competition No.: TRP 02/17 (Please quote on your application)

Visit our website: for more information. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted, we thank all others for their interest. An acceptable criminal reference check and immunization records will be required from the successful candidate. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. SLMHC is an equal opportunity employer and a scent-free facility.

Sioux Lookout Meno Ya Win Health Centre
Job Location: 
POINT (-91.922038 50.0978321)
Employment Type: 
Part Time