Pastoral Assistant Job Description Sample
Clinical Pastoral Edu Resident
- Bachelor's Degree
This position is accountable for meeting the pastoral care needs of the assigned entities within Mary Washington Hospital and Healthcare system. This includes: active participation in the ACPE, Inc., Clinical Pastoral Care residency program, providing pastoral services and on-call coverage, as well as providing religious and spiritual services and functions as appropriate. This position works in coordination with other pastoral care providers in the Mary Washington Healthcare System
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Essential Functions &
Meets pastoral care needs in the assigned Mary Washington Hospital by working as a team member to support the mission of the entities and the health system.
Participates in the Accredited Clinical Pastoral Education residency program.
Provides appropriate pastoral care as part of their duties as student residents.
Provides direct pastoral care services to patients, residents, families and staff.
Provides on-call coverage as part of the training and as appropriate to the health system entities.
Provides in-service education related to pastoral care, religious and spiritual programs in order to increase staff understanding, skills and knowledge.
Participates as a representative in appropriate community outreach activities.
Works with community clergy to facilitate pastoral care in Mary Washington Hospital.
Maintains reporting relationships and accountability as assigned and agreed with entity Managers for written and verbal reporting, as well as in person and staff meetings.
Theological training particular to one's denominational background and heritage. The ideal candidate would have a BA, Masters degrees and or theological education from an approved college, Bible school, seminary, or a denominational school that is recognized by the candidates' religious community. This might include such degrees as academic secular institutions, Rabbinical Schools, Christian Seminaries, Bible schools or educational programs for lay people such as catholic women, Islamic training programs for Imams and other specific faith groups.
1 Unit of introductory ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrates the ability to work well with diverse groups.
Ability to function in diverse health system entities.
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
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.
Chaplain Associate - Pastoral Spiritual Care
We Are Hiring
Pastoral Spiritual Care
SMH St Michaels Hos
Stevens Point, WI
Why Join Ascension?
In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.
What You Will Do
As an associate with Wheaton-Franciscan – WI, you will have the opportunity to minister to the spiritual, emotional, psychosocial and cultural needs of patients, family members, and hospital staff.
Performs pastoral visitation, public worship services, and outreach services in assigned areas or to specific faith groups.
Assesses and responds to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement.
Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care and patient health.
Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization.
What You Will Need
- Preferred Credential(s):
- Certified Chaplain credentialed from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), the College of Chaplains, the Association of Clinical Pastoral Educators (ACPE) OR the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).
HS or Equivalent
High School Diploma or equivalent required Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred A minimum of one (1) unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) (400 hours) or equivalent required
- Experience in the job related field required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
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Hospice Chaplain/ Spiritual Counselor/ Pastoral Care
Join our team of passionate individuals in our new exciting venture.
DUTIES OF POSITION
Provide counseling or arranges counseling to meet the spiritual needs of the patients/ family members/caregivers in a manner consistent with their beliefs and desires and in accordance with the patient's plan of care.
The counselor will be a person who has earned at a minimum a bachelor's degree in counseling, psychology, or social work from an accredited college or university and who has one year of counseling experience in a health care setting.
A religious professional (clergy, religious or theologically training lay person) who has a combination of documented formal training in pastoral counseling and supervised counseling experience in a health care or clinical setting.
1.Comfortable in an interfaith setting.
2.Hospice experience preferred.
3.Able to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs and values.
4.Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.
5.The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.
Job Type: Part-time
Hospice Chaplain/ Spiritual Counselor/ Pastoral Care
CPE Resident Pastoral Care
CPE Resident AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: Mission, KS 66204
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrate through behavior Adventist Health System's core values of:
Quality and Service Excellence, Community Wellness, High Ethical Standards, Stewardship and Inclusiveness.
Utilize knowledge of the levels of growth, development, and skills for pediatric,
adolescent, adult, and geriatric care for purposes of clinical spiritual ministry and clinical spiritual
Engage fully in learning and ministry, maintaining investment in personal learning and growth as
well as the art and skill of spiritual care giving.
Responsible to the Director of Pastoral Care and their CPE Supervisor. Maintains
communication, collaboration and accountability with leaders in the Department of Pastoral
Provide regular and consistent spiritual care to patients and their families as scheduled and
appropriate, without exception, regardless of: faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, social
or financial status, always caring for patients and staff with respect and dignity.
Work closely with nursing and other care team members to discuss issues of patient care and to
provide support during personal and/or spiritual crises.
Take on-duty and on-call as assigned and scheduled, communicating professionally with others
any schedule changes that may be necessary.
Conduct devotional services and chapel services as assigned.
Make routine spiritual care contacts, connect with pre-surgery patients, nursing units, and
respond to crisis calls appropriately and in a timely fashion when on duty.
Perform duties and spiritual care ministry in compliance with the Policies for the Department of
Pastoral Education and the Department of Pastoral Care.
What You Will Need:
One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education from an Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. accredited center
College degree in theological studies or related field (i.e.: behavioral sciences, education
Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residents are spiritual care ministers and members of the healthcare team. The CPE Resident is committed to the hospital's mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ. The CPE Resident is in an educational program, learning through practice and reflection the art and discipline of spiritual care for patients, patient families, and employees. As the CPE Resident learns, he/she becomes more skilled in the provision of care to those persons – from many backgrounds, belief systems and ages – from birth to geriatrics. The CPE Resident reflects a diversity of spiritual and professional gifts. Each CPE Resident will have some involvement in providing care in all areas of the hospital, and perhaps on a variety of campuses, and/or may be more involved in a certain area or with a certain age group or demographic than others. Regardless of where serving, the CPE Resident will be expected to learn effective ways of caring for persons of a variety of spiritual needs, religious values, beliefs and practices of all faiths; responding in a way that communicates compassion, empathy, respect and dignity with care. CPE Residents actively participate in outstanding customer service and accept responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectable to all
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Clinical Pastoral Education (Cpe) Resident
Provide/arrange provision of pastoral care to premature, neo-natal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, their families and staff on a regular and emergency basis. Participate fully in the Clinical Pastoral Education Program.
The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Resident will be expected to function professionally in an egalitarian environment in all situations to include: crisis intervention, the scene of a death, in a group/therapeutic context. The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Resident will be expected to commit to the YRMC Clinical Pastoral Education Program for a minimum of one year. Posting Department Clinical Pastoral Education Posting Department Description The Department of Spiritual Care and Care Advocacy works in harmony with the mission of YRMC to provide compassionate care for all people in the Medical Center whatever their age, faith or value system.
Patients are the focus of all that we do, but their families and friends, volunteers, staff and physicians are also supported in their emotional and spiritual needs. Care Advocates endeavor to resolve all care concerns. Chaplains provide care through listening, spiritual counseling and debriefing, as needed.
Chaplains respond to all referrals within 24 hours but may respond immediately under emergency circumstances. They are trained to assist with stress and the spiritual, social and emotional barriers to healing. They intervene in crises, assist patients in completing Advance Directives, offer hospitality through providing food to family and friends of patients in emergency situations and offer Tea for the Soul with hand blessings for staff.
In addition, the Chaplains are at the scene of every death and serve as the primary interface with the Donor Network of Arizona for organ and tissue donation. They coordinate with the Medical Examiner's office and all local mortuaries and also maintain the official Death Log of the institution. Area of Interest Professional Start Date Summer Work Week varies Daily Hours 8 Bi-Weekly Hours 80 External Education Education Required:
Master's Degree or equivalent from a university or theological seminary or in the process of completing one.
Master of Divinity Degree from an accredited theological seminary. External Experience Experience Required:
Computer proficiency (must be able to pass YRMC's computer proficiency assessment)
Exposure to a clinical environment by completion of one unit of Level 1 Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from an accredited Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) program. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems. Requires Call Yes Relocation No Job Status SALARY-TEMPORARY
Pastoral Care Coordinator - Spiritual Care
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 122-bed, general acute care community hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, that serves as a regional health care resource for the 100,000 residents of Litchfield County and Northwest Connecticut. CHH offers personalized attention from an expert team of caregivers and physicians that utilize advanced technology and clinical partnerships in a convenient, safe and comfortable patient environment.
The Coordinator of Pastoral Care serves the spiritual needs of patients and families at The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, as well as providing pastoral support to the hospital staff. The Coordinator provides pastoral care to patients, family and staff and responds to referrals from patients, family and/or staff. In order to meet the spiritual/religious needs of patients and family, the chaplain will collaboratively work with and support staff to integrate the physical, emotional and spiritual health needs of the patient and family.
1.The Coordinator's primary focus is to be responsive to, and advocate for, the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff, and assure they are addressed in a manner respectful to individual beliefs and orientations.
2.Responsible for the ongoing development of the volunteer chaplain team, as well as of the chaplain-on-call program.
3.Serve as the liaison to the area's religious community and maintain procedures for clergy of all faiths to provide spiritual care to their hospitalized faith community.
4.Provide educational opportunities and faith interventions for staff.
5.Continue weekly patient contact at both The Cancer Center and the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit, under direction of the respective staff.
JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL REQUIREMENTS, AND DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:
1.Recognition by a religious body and maintenance of good affiliation with his/her denomination.
2.Four units of clinical pastoral education (CPE)
3.Membership or willingness to become a member of a chaplain certifying body, i.e. Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains.
4.Good knowledge of all faith traditions, and the influence of diverse cultures on spiritual practices.
5.Computer and organizational skills.
6.Excellent communication skills, knowledge of the community and community clergy people, and ability to supervise others.
All education should be pertinent to, and required for, the incumbent's religious denomination. Previous training in a healthcare system recommended.
Previous experience in a hospital chaplaincy program preferred.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.
We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
Chaplain - Pastoral Care
Providence is calling a Chaplain to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.
We are seeking a Spiritual Care Associate to be part of the Spiritual Care Team. Associates working with chaplains and CPE students offer holistic ministry which addresses spiritual, religious, and emotional needs of patients, families, and staff.
In this position you will:
Articulate and interpret the meaning of spiritual care in the context of health and illness, and advocate for its effective inclusion in the health care we provide.
Communicate with patients, families and members of the health care team in an effort to enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hope and spiritual well being.
Cooperate with other disciplines, units and programs as an active member of the care team.
Network and collaborate with appropriate community groups, such as parishes and other health agencies, in order to assure the continuity of spiritual care throughout the health-illness cycle.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completion of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) two (2) units
Current Chaplain certification or eligible issued by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)
Experience in counseling/advising within health care and in pastoral service
Bachelor's degree in pastoral studies
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree in pastoral studies
Ordained priest in the catholic church
Valid WA state driver's license
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.
Chaplain On-Call - Pastoral Care
Chaplain On-Call - Pastoral Care (Job ID #108653)
UI Health is looking to fill a Chaplain positions for on-call support. This position 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.
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.
Collaborate with the patient, family and multidisciplinary team to ensure identified religious/spiritual/cultural needs are addressed.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited theological school or religious studies, or equivalent, ordination or commissioning for ministry by a recognized religious group, and a current endorsement for chaplaincy by a recognized religious group required.
Minimum of one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education required.
The interpersonal skills needed to work with distressed and anxious patients, families, and staff.
Ability to communicate effectively in an oral and written manner.
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