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 bilingual individuals who
help people in their communities by providing high quality health care
interpretation at in person medical appointments or over the phone.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org or call
(971)673-3378 and we will respond to your
message as soon as we are able, thank you.