Translator / Transcriptionist

Washington, District of Columbia

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For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets-their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To facilitate effective oral and written communication between two parties that do not speak the same language by providing translation.


  • Responsible for listening to, understanding, and translating spoken or written statements from English to French and French to English.
  • Translates written materials and informational brochures issued by hospitals or medical facilities into French as needed.
  • Reproduces documents and correspondence from English to French and French to English.
  • Edits and proofreads text to accurately reflect language.
  • Transcribes and translates reports to clients
  • Transcribe and translates internal communications


  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).


Education & Licensing

  • High School diploma or GED required.


  • Two (2) years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Must speak, read, and write fluently in English and French
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

OBJECTIF PRINCIPAL : Faciliter une communication orale et écrite efficace entre deux parties qui ne parlent pas la même langue en fournissant une traduction.


  • Écouter, comprendre et traduire des déclarations verbales ou écrites de l'anglais vers le français et du français vers l'anglais.
  • Traduire en français des documents écrits et des brochures d'information publiés par des hôpitaux ou des établissements médicaux, selon les besoins.
  • Reproduire des documents et de la correspondance de l'anglais vers le français et du français vers l'anglais.
  • Réviser et corriger les textes de manière fidèle à la langue.
  • Transcrire et traduire des rapports pour les clients.
  • Transcrire et traduire des communications internes.


  • S'acquitter d'autres fonctions attribuées.
  • Prendre en charge le(s) programme(s) de qualité de l'organisation.


Formation et accréditations

  • Diplôme d'études secondaires ou de formation générale requis.


  • Deux (2) ans d'expérience connexe, ou combinaison équivalente d'études et d'expérience requis.

Compétences et connaissances

  • Être capable de parler, lire et écrire couramment en anglais et en français
  • Excellentes aptitudes de communication orale et écrite, avec des compétences de présentation
  • Connaissances informatiques, y compris les produits Microsoft Office
  • Excellentes aptitudes organisationnelles
  • Excellentes aptitudes interpersonnelles
  • Capacité à travailler efficacement dans un environnement d'équipe
  • Capacité à atteindre ou dépasser le niveau de rendement attendu

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Colleague Resources if you require accommodation.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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