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and help bridge the communication gap

INTERPRETER QUALIFICATIONS

 

Currently, we are only hiring on-site interpreters that live in Snohomish or King County. If this sounds like you and you meet our criteria below then we'd love to hear from you!

Please contact us here to begin the hiring process.

CERTIFICATION

We only hire certified interpreters. Medically certified interpreters are strongly desired. Agencies that offer medical 

certification testing include DSHSCCHI and NBCMI.

MEDICAL RECORDS

All immunization records must be up-to-date. A list of required immunizations will be provided to qualified interpreters.

BUSINESS LICENSE

Interpreters are self-employed contractors that must obtain a WA State business license.

BACKGROUND CHECK

Interpreters must maintain a clean record and have a background check run annually.

OTHER RESOURCES

WA State DSHS Language Testing & Certification Program

Medline Plus (Health Info in Multiple Languages)

WA State DSHS Interpreter Code of Ethics

WA State Business License - Master Application for a State UBI number

WA Courts - Code of Conduct for Court Interpreters

NAD-RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) Code of Professional Conduct