The Chaplain is a member of the healthcare team providing emotional, spiritual and prayerful support to patients/residents, families and staff. Assists persons to understand how life's events relate to spiritual and emotional well-being.
Essential Job Functions:
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- Listening essential.
- Writing skills beneficial.
- Solid standing within his/her denomination.
- Positive interpersonal relationships with individuals, groups and community.
- Demonstrated value placed on importance of working as a team within and outside of department.
- Proficient skills in use of computer to access information and document care notes.
- Ability to be assertive yet flexible.
- Occasional call time involvement; No weekends or holidays.
- Bachelor's degree in Theology or Religious Studies required.
- Master's degree in Theology, Pastoral Care or related field is preferred.
- One year of pastoral experience in a healthcare institution preferred.
- One to two years related experience and/or training in hospice ministry preferred.
- Minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) required,
- 4 units is preferred.
- Good standing in the church, denomination &/or religious order through ecclesiastical endorsement required.
- Knowledge of and appreciate for the Christian witness inherent in the philosophy of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Services.
- Certification in National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) preferred.