March 12, 2021

CCHI is hiring Spanish and Arabic raters

CCHI is looking for experienced, CCHI certified interpreters, with the prior experience as CCHI SME, for the following rater vacancies:

  • Spanish rater
  • Arabic rater.

One or two raters for each language will be hired based on the applicants’ qualifications. Applications are due by March 22, 2021. Hired applicants are expected to start virtual on-the-job training on April 1, 2021.

Rater is a telecommuting employee position at CCHI that requires the rater to utilize their own computer (or laptop) and broadband internet connection. Rater is responsible for grading the audio responses of CCHI candidates by applying CCHI-defined rubrics in a consistent and unbiased manner and maintaining their knowledge of CCHI rating process by attending rater training sessions.

Required Qualifications

  • Hold a corresponding CHI™ certification
  • At least five (5) years of experience working as a healthcare interpreter as one of the following:
    • Staff – working in a full- or part-time (minimum .5 FTE) position (at a healthcare facility/provider or working for a language services agency)
    • Freelance – the majority of interpreting work must be healthcare-related.
  • Absence of conflict of interest (see the COI Policy at
  • High School diploma or its equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • High attention to details and good organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills in: Chrome browser, MS Word, email communication, any virtual meeting platform

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as CCHI’s Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Work experience in evaluating interpreter performance, teaching a foreign language or English, or editing/reviewing translations
  • Bachelor’s degree in interpreting/translation, foreign language, English, education, or communications-related area

Please read the full job description – click here – before applying.

Send your full resume, cover letter, and the SME Application (see here) by March 22, 2021. We’ll get back to selected applicants to schedule an interview. Applications without a cover letter or SME application will not be considered. Interviews will be held via Zoom.

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