PeaceHealth is seeking a Associate Chaplain - Spiritual Care for a per diem, Day shift position.
Req ID: 155518
JOB SUMMARY Provides direct spiritual care for patients, family members, and, as needed, PeaceHealth caregivers. Demonstrates a spiritual presence to all persons that is compassionate, accepting, respectful and sensitive. An associate chaplain works in situations appropriate to their essential job functions and scope of practice as a member of the healthcare team and with other healthcare professionals in augmenting the work of the Spiritual Care Department
Assists people to move through immediate and emerging crisis/trauma
Assists others as they seek to make meaning in the midst of crisis and as they try to integrate their personal, spiritual, and health care journeys. Facilitate theological reflection as appropriate.
Provides and documents interventions and interactions; requests follow up by other chaplains/disciplines as appropriate.
Offers holistic spiritual care and counsel to address the spiritual, psychological, social and physical needs of the patients, families and health care team.
Respond to patient, family or caregiver situations involving moral and spiritual distress. Assists care team in identifying patients' wishes in Advance Directives and POLST forms. Makes referrals to patient's physicians, hospital ethicist or other member of Spiritual Care team.
Provides timely notification, consultation and support for patients and families wishing their faith community leaders to be notified and involved in their care.
Responds to traumas, codes, emergency requests or other needs in a timely manner consistent with local response time policy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Theological education appropriate for chaplaincy is required.
Masters level from an accredited university or seminary is preferred.
One unit of ACPE Certified CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) required.
Minimum of two years pastoral care experience required.
Minimum of one year health care chaplaincy (or equivalent) experience preferred.
Acute care experience preferred.
Basic Life Support certification is preferred.
Endorsement from or attestation of good standing in a faith tradition required.
Recognizes limits of skills and seeks next level of support from Spiritual Care director/manager or designated board certified chaplain..
Ability to recognize patients needing assistance with medical decision making and refer them to staff chaplain, ethicist, or physician as appropriate and consistent with the patient's values and beliefs.
Familiarity with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services
Ability to appropriately articulate own spiritual perspective and integration while remaining respectful of the perspective of others
Able to integrate experience and reflection into pastoral ministry
Ability to interact with the faith community leaders of diverse denominations and faith traditions
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of patients who have varying physical, emotional, cultural and religious/spiritual needs that challenge their ability to bring meaning to their experiences as a patient
Preference for those with crisis counseling skills and/or experience required for addressing and processing trauma situations
Demonstrates ongoing personal, professional and spiritual growth through conversation or consultation with other chaplains or members of an ecclesiastical body. Understands the value of debriefing and support for the sacred work of Chaplaincy
Computer literate and proficient in MS Office; Electronic Medical Record experience preferred
Commitment to continuing education
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Springfield , SHMC at Riverbend (420) Job Category: Business, Administrative & Facilities Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $ 20.07 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure:
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Springfield || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Pastoral & Spiritual Care || Per Diem/Relief || MISSION SERVICES
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.