Full Time (W-2) Onsite Russian Medical Interpeter(Must be Qualified or Certified)

Portland, Oregon | Interpreter Relations | Full-time


Position Purpose

Work as a full-time on-site medical interpreter, to facilitate verbal communication between English speakers and LEPs (Limited English Proficient) individuals by interpreting the message from one language to another while maintaining register and accuracy.    May also work from the Linguava office to perform various administrative tasks and scheduled VRI (Video Remote Interpreting) as needed.

Skills and Attributes

Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Certified or Qualified Healthcare Interpreter through a national organization & OHA in Russian
  • Demonstrate native or near native fluency in both source and target languages.
  • Excellent listening, communication, organizational and customer service skills.
  • A passing score on language evaluation exam.
  • HIPPA certification.
  • Available to travel to various work sites
  • Must have own car.
  • Essential Functions
  1. Provide interpretation services at assigned locations for in-person, scheduled video interpretation, video relay interpretation or over the phone interpretation.
  2. Work with Linguava’s Quality Assurance department to ensure quality.
  3. Recruit interpreters on-site whenever possible.
  4. Distribute marketing materials as needed and communicate effectively with the Client Relations department.
  5. Provide support to on-site interpreters as needed.
  6. Other task and duties as assigned


  1. Education:                                                               State certified or state qualified medical interpreter in Russian

    Required Knowledge:                                           Comprehensive understanding of the interpreting profession and National Standards of Practice for Healthcare Interpreters. Required knowledge of HIPAA, state, and federal laws.

    Preferred Experience:                                           Minimum three years of onsite interpreter experience. .  

    Skills/Abilities:                                                        Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint).   Ability to work independently as well as on a team.

    Required Work Hours: 40 hours per week

    Job Type:

    Full-time, 8am - 5pm Monday through Friday. Availability to work occasional times outside of shift depending on need.


    Benefits and Compensation:

    Compensation commensurate with experience.  Annual pay: $40, 000 - $46,000.


    Generous benefit package including:

    - Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance at 60 Days

    - 7 paid holidays

    - PTO - 40 hrs (increases annually)

    - Employee 401K Program (after 1 year)


    Please submit your resume to careers@linguava.com if you are interested.