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Spanish medical interpreter

Romulus, Michigan, United States
35 hour +
January 06, 2018

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Doris Whittemore

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Romulus, MI ***74



Southwest Counseling Solutions, Detroit

April 11 2016 to Present

Spanish Interpreter and Translator- Assist Thrive by Five Detroit program and families with translation and Interpretation of educational meetings, workshops, Policy Council and Policy Committee meetings.

Communicate with parents on behalf of the program (e.g. translate/interpret and

assist with completing paperwork, etc.) for the purpose of emphasizing the program

priorities and/or ensuring the continuous existence of partnerships between the

program center based and home based.

Conduct parent/family contacts (home and program) for the purpose of obtaining

and/or relaying information.

Translate/interpret written materials and conversations for the purpose of

facilitating communication between parents and the program staff.

Flexibility in working with parents and program personnel in a wide variety of


Other relevant duties as assigned.

Multilanguage Services

January 14 2015 to Present

Spanish Interpreter & Telephone Interpreter – Interpreting in one of two basic modes: simultaneous, which is immediate interpreting as someone is speaking, or consecutive, which is done at intervals after someone has finished saying several words or sentences. Provide translation services to Spanish speakers in written forms. Work in specialized roles, such as in healthcare or legal settings.

Worldwide Interpreters

March 2015 to Present

Spanish Interpreter -Provide oral and written interpretation services. Verify information from original text in order to ensure appropriate interpreting. Discuss interpretation requirements with clients to ensure error free documents. Listen carefully to conversations and provide verbatim interpretation. Ensure that the context of the language isn’t altered during interpretation. Work in healthcare and legal assessments.

Futura Language Professionals

December 3, 2013 to June 3 - 2014

Part-Time Spanish Teacher- Teach after School Class once a week. Building block method of learning is a hands-on, conversation approach to teaching Spanish. Fun-based teaching method uses songs, games, and cultural activities to promote language learning in a dynamic, age-appropriate manner. Teach mixed age class. Read and write activities appropriate for grades 2 and 3.


May 5 to May 9 – 2014

Spanish Teacher – Intensive training – Intensive class for the government employer.

Where the employed need to take DLPT test. Helped improve speaking and pronunciation such as practicing with conversations, presentations, critical thinking, and problem solving.

Taught about world events and life scenarios. Also, worked with dialects and vocabulary from different Spanish speaking countries.

Green Arrow Enterprises (contracted to DDOT)

October 07 to October 20 – 2013

August 27 to September 14 -2014

Surveyor/ Interpreter - Ride bus routes daily and pass out surveys to the riders of the bus. Surveys were to gather information from riders on how to better the DDOT bus system. Rode the Spanish routes and translated surveys to riders as needed in Spanish. Achieved daily and weekly goals for amount of surveys needed each day. Reported to Manager at the end of each shift with completed surveys.

Logistic Services (FORD), Flat Rock, Michigan

September 2004 – July 2014

General Laborer - Drove and operated heavy machinery. Processed incoming and outgoing freight. Prepared and organized parts for delivery. Worked on assembly line.

Hotel Las Lomas, Rionegro, Colombia


Nurse Assistant/Caregiver – Liaison between patients and physicians. Administered medications. Assisted in personal hygiene and ADL. Administered IVs. Performed Vein Puncture. Checked blood pressure and vital signs. Provided companionship. Provided exceptional patient care to meet the needs of patients, their families and personnel.

EADE, Rionegro, Colombia


Office Manager – maintained office and assisted in special projects. Answered and directed callers. Processed bills. Assisted with general office duties.


University of Michigan Health System

Interpreting in Mental Health II, 2016

Interpreting in Mental Health III, 2016

University of Michigan Health System, Michigan


Professional Medical Interpreter Training, 2015

Henry Ford Hospital, Wyandotte, Michigan

Health Care Provider Level I course, 2009

Henry Ford Hospital, Wyandotte, Michigan

Completed Medical Terminology course, 2007

Cedes Institute, Rionegro, Colombia

Nursing Assistant Degree, 2000


Bi-Lingual – Spanish/English

Computer Skills – Word, Excel, Internet


Karen Robinson

Site Leader

Southwest Solutions


Malcolm D. Pennington III

Program Services Manager

Southwest Solutions


Beverly A. Hogan

Social Service Specialist

Southwest Solutions


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