Pastoral Assistant Job Description Sample
Pastoral Care Manager- Adventist
We Are Hiring
Title: Mgr-Pastoral Care-Adventist
City, State: Bolingbrook,IL
Department: Mission Integration 002
Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 36 hours,Weekly
Why Join AMITA?
AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.
AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.
What You Will Do
Serves as a Chaplain while leading a team of staff Chaplains to optimize clinical coverage, staff development, appropriate supervision, and collaboration.
Provides spiritual care to individuals at point-of-need by assisting them with spiritual and emotional integration of their crises.
Provides teaching by engaging in spiritual and theological conversation/reflection through group work, written material, and spiritual counsel. Provides leadership and guidance as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team by serving as a knowledgeable, ethical, and religious resource.
Designs and implements scheduling for assigned staff, and supervises daily/shift activities of area. Trains, coaches, and evaluates associates on performance expectations, and applies progressive discipline when appropriate. Participates in hiring and termination procedures within span of control.
Coordinates final policy execution for line associates and assigned professional staff.
Certified Chaplain or in process of receiving certification preferred
Ordination and/or licensure by the Seventh-day Adventist Church or by a recognized ecclesiastical body preferred.
Master's Level Degree
Master's degree required, in religion or divinity preferred
4 Units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) training required
One years of experience required.
Previous supervision or management experience preferred
Hospital chaplaincy experience preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Clinical Pastoral Education Specialist-Spiritual Care (Part-Time)
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health
The Clinical Pastoral Education Specialist provides educational supervision for pastors, seminarians and lay persons who are taking accredited Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) CPE programs at WakeMed. Responsible for spiritual care to patients, family and staff and to serve on hospital committees as specified by the Director of Spiritual Care.
3 Years Related Position Experience Preferred
Master's Degree Divinity Or Equivalent Required
Certified ACPE Educator Required
Or Certified ACPE Associate Educator Required
And Ordination Required
And Ecclesiastical Endorsement Required
And Certification or Eligible for Board Certification Required
And National Association of Jewish Chaplains Or National Association of Catholic Chaplains Or National Association of Muslim Chaplains Required
Hours of Work: 8-4:30
Pastoral Care Associate - Catholic Chaplain
The Catholic Chaplain visits and greets patients to establish dialogue, assess needs, provide spiritual care and guidance or discuss personal problems. Assists and counsels dying patients and their families; assists and educates other hospital personnel and community clergy in counseling for patient care.
Contributes input to healthcare providers on medical/ethical issues. The incumbent performs duties and tasks in accordance with standards established for the job. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards.
The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is responsible for participation in and completion of all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Northern Light Mercy Hospital.
Certification as a chaplain with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains is required within two (2) years of hire.
A master's degree in Theology, Divinity or related field or the equivalent required. Minimum of two (2) units of Clinical Pastoral Education required at time of hire.
A minimum of three (3) years of parish, missionary or other pastoral work is required. Experience working with and counseling acutely ill patients and families is desired.
Acute care hospital experience is strongly preferred. Must have the ability to relate well with other denominational clergy and have an appreciation of differing religious beliefs, values and practices. Must use judgment and initiative to operate independently and autonomously in dealing with patients, families and staff in highly stressful situations.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills as the incumbent deals with all levels of patients, families, and employees. Must be highly accountable for patient and family care provided through comforting and counseling. Incumbent has access to highly confidential patient information.
Pastoral Minister - Spiritual Care (Ch)
- Pastoral Minister – Spiritual Care (Catholic Health):
Under the direction of the Director of Chaplaincy Services, the Pastoral Minister ministers to residents, patients and families in regard to religious/spiritual beliefs. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, the Pastoral Minister provides spiritual and emotional support for patients, families and staff within the context of illness, suffering, loss, and death. Pastoral Ministers complete Spiritual Assessments and documentation, as well as provide on-going ministry in Home and Community Based Care.
REPORTS TO: Director, Chaplaincy Services
SKILL AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):
Master's Degree in Pastoral Ministry or related field required
Two (2) units of Clinical Pastoral Education, preferred
Experience Requirements · Must be active, practicing Catholic with pastoral experience marked by demonstrated grasp of both the complexity of health care as a business and the unique moral, ethical and social expectations placed on the health care provider who claims a Catholic identity
Well-formed in Catholic tradition, knowledge of Catholic theology and catholic social teaching
At least 10 years experience in one or more of the following are recommended: health care, education, mission or spiritual care
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
High level of interpersonal, facilitative and communication skills
Strong theological reflection skills
Strong conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
Commitment to Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services
Exhibits strong pastoral identity
Strong emotional and spiritual maturity
Ability to maintain professional and personal confidentiality and HIPAA regulations
Flexibility in work hours, programs and services
Ability to work well as part of an interdisciplinary team
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to utilize computer for documentation, communication and preparation of material for ministry
Presentation and teaching skills
Ability to lead and coordinate prayer/Communion services
Ability to provide group facilitation and critical incident stress management
Knowledge of Advance Directives policy and ability to facilitate discussion with patient/resident/family
- Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment; typical of most office jobs.
- clinical area of workplace
ACTIVITY & STRENGTH: (SEDENTARY)
Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (negligible); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)
Dictionary Of Occupational Titles
Constant (C) 67-100% Workday
Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday
Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday
Not Present (N)
- Job Demand
Walk – Occasional
Climb Stairs – Occasional
Stoop – Occasional
Kneel – Occasional
Crouch – Occasional
Reach (immediate) – Frequent
Reach (overhead) – Occasional
Handling – Frequent
Sitting – Frequent
Standing – Occasional
HR Use Only: NYS DOL HR Use Only: WW HR Use Only: HH
Staff Chaplain, Pastoral Care
Staff Chaplain, Pastoral Care (Job ID #105258)
The University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics (UI Health) is seeking a Staff Chaplain for the Pastoral Care department. The Staff Chaplain is responsible for the delivery of pastoral care to patients, their families, students, and staff. This position is responsible to ensure that the religious and spiritual needs of patients, their families, students and staff are met.
Provide pastoral ministry (in a timely manner) to a variety of individuals taking into consideration multiple elements of cultural and ethnic diversity and social conditions, without imposing one's own perspectives.
Assess patient and family spiritual needs and assist families in using their faith in dealing with illness, trauma, and stress; visit newly admitted patients and patients with special requests; visit critical care areas; follow up with patients from previous visits as appropriate. Provide crisis intervention as necessary.
Provide a range of skills, including empathic reflection, listening/attending, and appropriate use of religious/spiritual resources. Utilize the Cerner system for patient documentation.
Maintain a working relationship between Pastoral Care and medical staff, nursing staff, and other departments.
Contribute to the department's plan for continuous quality improvement (CQI).
Support an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care.
Participate in appropriate committees.
Assess patients and families spiritual risk factors to include relationship with God/Deity, prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness and ability to cope.
Provide pastoral counseling to patients and families regarding religious/spiritual, and emotional consequences of illness and/or disability, accessing and mobilizing family/community spiritual resources to meet identified needs. Provide crisis ministry and bereavement/grief ministry with patients and families.
Initiate outside referrals for religious/spiritual community resources per need.
Collaborate with the patient, family and multidisciplinary team to assure identified religious/spiritual/cultural
needs are addressed.
Facilitate spirituality support group on the adult in-patient psychiatric unit, the rehabilitation unit, and other
units as invited.
Provide for coordination of services with community religious institutions.
Educate patients and families regarding Advance Directive.
Facilitate patient issues related to Advance Directive after 6:00 p. m. weekdays, (emergencies) week-ends, and
Contribute to the wider community through publication, teaching, and research.
Adhere to all hospital standards, policies, and procedures. Adhere to the code of ethics of the Association of Professional Chaplains.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Master's degree from an accredited theological school or religious studies, or equivalent, ordination or commissioning for ministry by a recognized religious group required.
Minimum of one (1) year hospital chaplaincy experience required.
An awareness of self as pastoral caregiver, including attitudes, values, assumptions, strengths and weaknesses, and the ways that ministry affects persons.
Knowledge of the hospital/clinic system and multi-disciplinary teams.
An empathy for the problems experienced by patients and families; commitment to help the distressed.
The interpersonal skills needed to work with distressed and anxious patients, families, and staff.
Pastoral Care Staff Member PRN - Peoria
Participates as a full member of the healthcare team providing for the pastoral needs of patient/clients, families, and staff. Assisting patients/clients to understand more fully life's events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being. May offer prayer or reflection to patients/clients, visitors, families and staff.
1 year of pastoral experience
Ability to lead and coordinate prayer and articulate the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Facilities.
Solid standing in the Church through ecclesiastical endorsement.
(Protestant) Meets requirements of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria with regard to the appointment of non-Catholic members to the pastoral care staff of a Catholic healthcare institution.
Ability and stamina to minister to patients/clients with varying physical and mental dysfunctions.
Ability to lead and coordinate prayer.
Flexibility in work hours, programs, and services.
Ability and desire to work with clergy and volunteers of varying faith backgrounds.
Experience in working as part of a team; good communications skills.
Master's degree in divinity, religion or related field.
Certification by the appropriate clinical pastoral agency: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), and/or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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Clinical Pastoral Educator/Supervisor
Facility: CHI Memorial
Location: Chattanooga, TN
Department: Clinical Pastoral Education
Job Type: Full Time
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The Clinical Pastoral Educator is responsible to conduct the CHI Memorial program of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) consistent with standards of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). He/She develops curriculum, supervises students' clinical work, pastoral development and professional preparation for healthcare ministry while evaluating the work, learning process and education opportunities of students. the CPE Educator is responsible for seeking and maintain ACPE accreditation for the program and providing overall pastoral leadership for spiritual care practice in collaboration with the Spiritual Care Manager and the VP of Mission Integration.
- Masters of Divinity or other appropriate graduate degree from an accredited theological institution.
- Ordination/endorsement for ministry in good standing within one's own ecclesial body. Certification as a full supervisor in good standing with ACPE
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities
- Must be familiar with ministry within a Catholic setting, have knowledge of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic healthcare and desire to serve within this ministry context.
- Has Experience in creating a new CPE program and in completing accreditation process in a timely way cognizant of our responsibility for wise stewardship
Chaplain-Lgmc Pastoral Care-Part Time
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains non-judgmental relationships (religious tolerance) with patients, staff and other departments, respecting the faith of staff and patients.
Maintains the necessary flexibility to meet the needs of the hospital situation, including responding appropriately to emergency calls.
Possesses knowledge of and can verbalize concepts, principles and methods of pastoral care as applied to the medical situation.
Exercises good judgment when dealing with patients and staff.
Maintains positive ecclesiastical ties.
Contributes to the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of patients, families and staff.
Remains calm and in control during stressful situations.
Engages in a variety of contacts outside the Medical Center, including relationships with area clergy.
Has knowledge in behavioral sciences and is able to apply this to human interactions.
Capable of evaluating a pastoral care delivery system.
Seeks to stay abreast of pastoral care by reading journals, books, etc.
Remains calm and in control in stressful situations.
Builds positive and caring relationships with patients, families and staff.
Works well in supporting and managing volunteers.
Is capable of assessing, treating and caring for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent or geriatric patient.
Must be endorsed by an appropriate denominational affiliate.
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or comparable training required.
Must have two (2) years of pastoral experience.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis
Formal application; verification of education, and experience; verification of license(s), certification(s), registration(s), accreditation(s) if applicable; oral interview, reference and background checks; job related tests may be required.
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Music Thanatologist - Pastoral Care
Providence is looking for a Music Thanatologist to work in a hospital setting at various locations. Openings include full-time, part-time and per-diem (on-call) positions as well as multiple shifts.
This posting is not a specific job vacancy. This posting serves to establish interested candidates for current or future opportunities for positions we are adding to our Pastoral Care team at Providence.
The Music Thanatologist provides live voice and harp prescriptive vigils to critically and terminally ill patients throughout the continuum of care. The Music Thanatologist also provides for clinical and spiritual comfort by planning and implementing music vigils for patients and their families.
In this position you will:
Provide education and in-services for staff.
Minister in partnership with chaplains and other team members and assists in providing for the needs of the terminally ill and their families.
Perform all duties in a manner consistent with the team concept and reflects the Providence mission and philosophy.
Function as a health care team member supporting physicians and medical staff, especially with end-of-life issues.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's Degree
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree and/or graduate of music thantology training
Previous or current experience in music thanatology
Current certification as a music thanatologist from the MusicThanatology Association International or Chalice of Repose Project
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state's most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will significantly enhance our patient's experience throughout the continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.
Staff Chaplain Pastoral Care PRN
Florida Hospital Tampa
Our hospital has celebrated many firsts in Tampa's health care history since we opened our doors in 1968. Today, more than four decades later, Florida Hospital Tampa continues to offer innovative medicine as we elevate health care in the Tampa Bay region.
At Florida Hospital Tampa, our diverse clinical specialties provide world-class health care to our patients. We offer the most trusted, expert care in key specialties including cardiovascular care, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, cancer and surgery. Our skilled surgeons not only utilize minimally invasive and robot-assisted procedures, but they are also leaders in improving these advanced techniques.
You will be responsible for:
Complies with the Employee Code of Conduct
Assures department compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government regulations
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to perform patient assessments/interventions by identifying, physical, psychosocial and developmental needs and adapting interventions accordingly
The Chaplain's role will be in the areas of comforter, liturgist, witness, resource person, and counselor with the specific intent to help others, through words, acts, and relationships, to experience as fully as possible the reality of God's presence and love in their lives
Maintains an ecumenical spirit within the hospital and sense of hospitality for people of all faiths
Establishes positive working relationship within the hospital among all members of the health care, patients, and families
Respects patient privacy, confidentiality and dignity.
Maintains open communication with area clergy (with the patient's permission)concerning the needs of their parishioner
Creates positive image by demonstrating a professional manner in all encounters
Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers, in person, electronically or on the telephone.
Chaplain will provide ministry of presence for patients and/or families in times of crises as a witness of God's love and concern
Makes rounds and visits patients as their needs for pastoral services is determined and provides pastoral counseling as needed.
Assists patients and families to cope with fears and anxieties resulting from illness.
Administers the Sacraments to patients upon request –referring to appropriate clergy as needed
Assists patients facing death
Comforts patient's family and friends at the time of illness or death.
Demonstrates evidence of continuous professional development by"
Identifying own learning needs, and seeking opportunities for self-growth and career advancement
Attending annual mandatory in-services and required meetings and continuing education
Communicates all problem or potential problems and concerns related to confidentiality to the Director
The Chaplain shall also respond on an on-call basis to immediate and emergency medical crises as they happen and the attending hospital staff deem the need for pastoral care/support
Prioritizes the multi-patient task-list on Cerner for daily patient consults
Per diem scheduling as determined by the manager of the Spiritual Care department
Available for week night and weekend (24 hour) On Call rotations as scheduled; with the stipulation that if unavailable for scheduling more than twice in a year without adequate notice or rationale; job status will be evaluated.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Fulfills commitments to accomplish department goals
Prioritizes work effectively and manages time well
What you will need:
Bachelor's degree in Religion/ Theology or Pastoral Care
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Minimum of one year demonstrated ability to work as a team member in an ecumenical setting
Master' of Divinity or graduate degree in related field (preferred)
Ordained Minister, Commissioned. Licensed Clergy.
One unit Clinical Pastoral Education (work toward second unit in a year)
Residency at accredited Clinical Pastoral Education site with ACPE - two CPE units—for Per Diem Chaplains. Full time Chaplain 4 units (may advance from two units within 3 years.) (preferred)
Board Certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains (preferred)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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