The Purpose of the Health Care Interpreter (HCI) programs
- Help HCIs in Oregon become trained and qualified or certified to meet current requirements;
- Diversify the health care workforce in Oregon;
- Provide high-quality health care interpretation to Oregon's growing diverse populations; and
- Promote health equity.
Who are HCIs?
HCIs are specialized interpreters trained for the health care setting. They are proficient in English and one or more other languages, and maintain professional and ethical standards. They assist people in Oregon and in their communities by providing high-quality health care interpretation.
Becoming a Qualified or Certified HCI
Learn more about becoming a qualified or certified HCI.
Renew your Qualified or Certified Qualification
Renewing your Qualified or Certified Letter
See if you or someone you would like to hire is on the list of registered HCIs.
Interested in taking a health care interpreter course or a language proficiency test?
Are you interested in finding out how to have your training program approved by OHA-OEI?
If you need
assistance or have HCI application/program related questions, please send
an email to HCI.email@example.com or call
(971)673-3378 and we will respond to your
message as soon as we are able, thank you.