New Board Opportunity from NOBC! Apply by 3/12/2020

Thu February 27, 2020


Board opportunity outlined below.  If you are interested, please submit your:

  • Curriculum vitae/ Résumé
  • 1 reference letter pertinent to director duties and responsibilities
  • 150-word essay, which states agreement and commitment to the job description above and why board members should vote for you.
  • A professional picture of you in .gif or .jpeg format.

to no later than  03/12/2020 (Note:  Please save submission information as single PDF file.  Name the PDF (NBCMI_yourlastname.firstname). Alternatively, feel free to share the opportunity with others who may be a potential fit. The details of this board opportunity are listed below.

Organization: National Board of Certification of Medical Interpreters (NBCMI)
Organization Mission: The mission of the National Board is to foster improved healthcare outcomes, patient safety, and patient/provider communication, by elevating the standards for and quality of medical interpreting through a nationally recognized and validated certification for medical interpreters.
Level of experience desired of nurse candidate: N/A; other board experience would be helpful but is not required.
Desired area of health care specialty (if any): N/A; we are looking for a candidate who sees medical interpreters as a critical part of a patient’s care team and is passionate about ensuring patient access to quality medical interpretation.
Desired specific areas of governance expertise of nurse candidate:

  • Communications
  • Finance
  • Fundraising / Development
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Other

Are there any residency requirements? No; a minimum commitment of 6 hours per month is required, including a monthly meeting (via conference call).
Does the position require a specific political affiliation? no
Does the position have membership requirements for the nurse candidate? no
When would the appointment begin?        ASAP
Number and location of meetings annually: monthly meetings; may attend via conference call.
Is there an expected financial contribution from board members? If so, amount? No.
Nomination deadline for this position? 03/16/2020
What is the approval / vetting process?
Following submission through NOBC, selected candidates will be invited to attend a phone interview with current board members.

Thank you in advance for applying to serve, and we look forward to reviewing your application.

Samantha Beaver
NOBC Operations Specialist