Medical Interpreter

Job Description

Title: Medical Interpreter

Company Name: MSF Belgium (Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders)

Vacancy: 02

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Essential secondary education, university degree desirable.
∎ Health knowledge advisable.
∎ Skills Required: Internet, MS Office skills

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Interpreter and Translator, SRHR
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Aware medical staff of important cultural nuances to keep in mind during a meeting, medical consultation, or interview with locals;
∎ Participate as an interpreter in staff training and meetings;
∎ When necessary, provide face-to-face interpreting as well as interpreting during online and telephone calls or other telecom devices;
∎ Use appropriate language registry as well as diplomatic and courtesy manners to adapt communication to any situation;
∎ Assist with the translation of MSF internal and external documents into the local language (s);
∎ When interacting with patients or local visitors, assist the expat team with translation. Inform international staff about local customs and traditions, as this will help them understand the context and communicate more effectively;
∎ Maintain a record of all translated documents;
∎ Maintain all stationery and forms required in the facility, such as MSF guidelines or other books;
∎ Maintain medical confidentiality and secrecy.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at least 18 years
∎ Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as we will specifically need one female interpreter for midwife department. Another interpreter could be either male or female.
∎ Language proficiency: Bengali, English and Chittagonian/ Rohingya dialect is essential.
∎ Teamwork
∎ Flexibility
∎ Commitment
∎ Stress Management

∎ Tk. 37020 (Monthly)
∎ Salary is not negotiable. The mentioned amount of salary is before income tax deduction and without seniority.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ 2 annual leave days per month worked.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 8 Oct 2022

Company Information:
∎ 29 Sep 2022
∎ MSF Belgium (Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders)
∎ Business : Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in many countries worldwide. MSF has been working in Bangladesh since 1992. MSF was awarded the prestigious `Nobel Peace Prize` in 1999 for its pioneering humanitarian activities since 1971 in several continents.

Category: NGO/Development

: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews/testing. No hard copies or CV via email will be accepted. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.Only Bangladesh citizens will be considered for this position.No monetary, goods or service offers, nor favoritism, will be tolerated in a recruitment process. MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts. Any illicit solicitations can be reported to the justice system. MSF reserves the right to refuse any candidate having benefited from such acts and will stop collaboration with any workers involved in such acts.

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