Medical Interpreter

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5934

Job Title: Medical Interpreter

Application deadline: 30.10.2021

Duty Station: Hasaka

Job Requirements:

Education    •        Desired university degree in English/ translation or any related field. Health knowledge advisable.

         Experience  •        Essential – Two years minimum in a similar job.

  • Desirable – Experience with THE ORGANIZATION or other NGOs.

         Languages  •        Essential – Arabic and English. Other languages (Turkish/Russian, etc) are added advantage.        

Job Description:

Job Purpose:  Verbal interpretation, in person or remotely, during daily medical activities (medical round, consultations, interviews, meetings, etc.) and written translations, from the mission language to local language(s) or vice versa, in order to ensure accurate, respectful, fluent and confidential communication between medical staff and local population.

  • Inform medical staff about important cultural nuances to consider during a meeting, medical consultation or interview with local people.
  • Participate in staff trainings and meetings as an interpreter.
  • Provide face-to-face interpreting, as well as during telephone and radio calls or other telecom devices, when necessary.
  • Adapt communication to any circumstances, using appropriate language with diplomatic and courteous manners.
  • Translate internal / external documents into local language(s).
  • Keep record of all translated documents.
  • Look after all equipment provided, i.e. dictionaries or other books that belong to Medical team.
  • Ensure confidentiality and medical secrecy.

The Organization Section/Context Specific Accountabilities

The Medical Interpreter will be the interpreter for the medical team in Al-Hol Camp and for the other support departments, when requested. The Interpreter will be moving around Al-Hol Camp including the Main Camp, Annex Serivce Area, and joining the mobile clinic inside the Annex and at the Reverse Osmosis Site.

Day-to-day tasks include:

  • Interpreatation of English and Arabic
  • Interpreation in the medical consultations, trainings and meetings
  • If requested to write minuets for meetings
  • If requested transaltion of documents

This job requires flexibilty and, when needed, you might to be asked to complete jobs outside your normal job description.

Advertiser: Confidential غير معلن

Other Information’s:

Nothing to Mention.

How to Apply:
Please send your CV to the following email/Link:


Important to follow, otherwise applications will not be considered!

·         Applicants must send their CV and cover letter ONLY IN ENGLISH to the email ( ) no later than 5pm on 30 October 2021 or drop hardcopy applications in the application box outside our office in Salihye neighbourhood, near Adnan Pharmacy.

·         Applications must clearly state “Medical Interpreter – Male” in the subject line of the email or on the envelope.

·         Applicants must clearly state their experiences in Month/Year basis in their CVs.

·         Please send the application once only.

·         Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

·         This INGO does not charge a fee for any applications received

Please consider to mention the advert ID (Above) and the job title in the email subject.

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