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Bilingual Translator/Interpreter (Mandarin & English)

Boston, MA · Healthcare
AMI Healthcare, an international healthcare services provider of hospital operations and management, is expanding its healthcare operations into Asia.

AMI Healthcare is engaged in the commissioning phase of a new multi-specialty clinic in Guangdong province, China. The medical center will have seven (7) stories with a total of 13,000 sqm of clinical space and be equipped with state of the art technology to provide advanced diagnostic and treatment. More than 50 medical specialties including day surgery will be offered in an outpatient environment. It will be one of the few international clinics that also has specialty centers for Diabetes, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Women’s Health and Oncology. The building is already constructed, and design and construction are expected to be completed within the next 9-12 months. 

Seeking a Bilingual Mandarin & English-speaking Translator/Interpreter to provide language support to our international commissioning and management team. This role requires relocation.

  • To read, write, and listen to material in Mandarin or English, accurately ascertain the meaning and context of the material, and precisely convert that material into the other language
  • To translate a variety of documents including business, legal, research, and commercial materials, with a heavy focus on healthcare, business and finance
  • To sight-translate information that includes, but is not limited to, healthcare forms and materials, regulations, research reports, and other similar documents and assist with completion of such documents and forms
  • To consult with subject matter experts and other colleagues to understand specialized concepts and translate them appropriately with great command of phrase
  • To grasp ideas spoken and heard only once then express these ideas in the other language instantly, accurately, and completely, in appropriate style, and with the intent of the original speaker either in person or by phone
  • To educate individuals and provider/staff on culturally specific values, beliefs, and practices that are relevant to the encounter and so messages are understood between parties who do not share a common culture
  • To maintain confidentiality regarding personal or healthcare issues or any other information learned during an interpreting encounter
  • To follow up with clients to ensure satisfaction and understanding
  • To adhere to industry quality standards to ensure that all completed work follows legal and ethical obligations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics and/or Finance, or related (required)
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English; reading, listening, written and spoken (required)
  • Three (3) years of professional translation experience (required)
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills (required)
  • Must have strong technical and PC skills (required)
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills (required)
  • Must have excellent organizational skills (required)
  • Must maintain punctuality (required)
  • Ability to comprehend and translate slang and colloquial expressions in both languages (required)
  • Domestic and international travel (required)
  • Certification from a nationally recognized language translation course or professional training (desired)
  • Advanced knowledge of medical terminology in both Mandarin & English (desired)
  • The compensation and benefits package comprise of a salary (commensurable to the position, candidate's experience & qualifications) plus annual bonus, medical insurance and other fringe benefits
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