Career Resources for Interpreters
DSHS: Get DSHS Medical or DSHS Social certified and/or continue your interpreter education: https://www.dshs.wa.gov/sesa/language-testing-and-certification and DSHS CE
CCHI: Obtain your national healthcare interpreter certification: http://cchicertification.org/
Bellevue College: Check out the only Washington-state Interpreter/Translator program certified by ATA: https://www2.bellevuecollege.edu/classes/fall2019/TRANS
NOTIS (Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society): Coordinate meetups with fellow interpreters/translators, volunteer, and get new industry updates: https://www.notisnet.org/Objectives
L&I Spanish Glossary:
To assist Spanish-speaking interpreters in providing quality language interpretation services to injured workers and crime victims, L&I has released a short glossary for medical terminology in both Spanish and English. The glossary features uncommon words and acronyms associated with medical treatment.
Click on the PDF below for a copy of the glossary. We hope that you find it valuable for medical interpretation and translation.