Spanish Medical Translator

ICF International


Health, Environment, Analytics, Resilience, and Social Policy (HEARS)
Health, Research, Informatics & Technology
Rockville, MD
Job Description:
The Health Research Informatics & Technology Solutions Division (HRIT) is currently seeking a Spanish Medical Translator to support our Rockville, MD office.
Key responsibilities:
  • Translate Physician Data Query (PDQ) cancer content (health professional and patient summaries, Dictionary of cancer terms and definitions, labels, captions and content descriptions of Spanish images)
  • Edit/Proofread/Quality Control all translations including those of other translators
  • Always ensure translation precision, clarity, correctness, accuracy and cultural appropriateness
  • Use complex XML database (training will be provided)
  • Use SDL Trados Studio 2017, Multiterm and SDL WorldServer Translation Management System.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor/Masters in Health related sciences or MA in translation
  • Native Spanish speaker
  • 2 years of oncology/medical terminology expertise
  • 5 years of English into Spanish translation experience
  • 5 years English into Spanish editing/grammar expertise
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • American Translator's Association (ATA) certification
  • Experience with Translation Memory software
  • Ability to achieve a satisfactory score in a translation assessment
  • Ability to learn a custom XML database
  • Willingness to meet production deadlines
  • Ability to research complex medical terminology
  • Attention to detail
  • Possess the aptitude for understanding the “big picture” while focusing on accuracy and details

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 


ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. ICF—together for tomorrow.


About ICF

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United States-Maryland-Rockville

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