Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 10:18 PM
PeaceHealth is seeking a
Chaplain : Hospice Medicare Certified for a
1.0 full time equivalent
Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
Provides direct spiritual care for patients, family members, and PeaceHealth caregivers across the continuum of care. Demonstrates a spiritual presence to all people that is compassionate, accepting, respectful and sensitive. Works as a member of the health care team and with other health care professionals. Promotes healing of mind, body and spirit through direct care, leadership and pastoral education. Works collaboratively with other professionals, faith community leaders, students and community professionals. Provides leadership in promoting the mission, values and vision of PeaceHealth.
:Assumes responsibility to provide spiritual care to patients and families in assigned areas and by referral and participation in interdisciplinary teams and other members of the health care team.
:Offers holistic spiritual care and counsel to address the spiritual, psychological, social and physical needs of the patients, families and health care team.
:Provides and documents Spiritual Assessment, Pastoral Plan, Interventions and Consultation.
:Assist people to move through immediate and emerging crisis/trauma. Provides crisis debriefing and support to health care team as needed.
:Assists others in ethical decision making, which may include Advance Care Planning, consistent with their values and belief system and in accordance with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Services (ERD's).
:Facilitates theological reflection and assists others as they seek to make meaning in the midst of crisis and as they integrate their personal, spiritual, and health journeys.
:Provides notification, consultation and support for faith community leaders of patients and families wishing their faith community leaders notified and involved in their care. Works closely with faith community leaders to assure the patient's spiritual needs are met during hospitalization and that appropriate referrals for post discharge spiritual care are made.
:Provides support, resource and leadership for the programs, initiatives and on:going department functions and goals as assigned.
:Provides support, education, and consultation to members of the health care team as they seek personal and professional growth in becoming more effective caregivers and in providing care that is relational, patient centered, and holistically oriented.
:Demonstrates ongoing personal, professional and spiritual growth through theological reflections, formal educational opportunities, professional organizations and retreats. Uses that growth in further the development of in:service programs regarding the mission and purpose of the Spiritual Care department.
:Performs other duties as assigned.
:Theological Education appropriate for chaplaincy, Masters level from an accredited university or seminary.
:Minimum of one year health care chaplaincy (or equivalent setting) experience.
:Acute care experience preferred.
:Endorsement/standing from chaplain's faith tradition.
:Four units of clinical pastoral education (cpe) training.
:Board Certified or certification eligible by National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Association for Professional Chaplains, the National Association of Jewish Chaplains or by an organization that generally follows The Common Standards of Professional Chaplaincy is required; Chaplain is required to have documentation that all materials for certification have been submitted to one of the ce
• Location: Portland, Vancouver
• Post ID: 26322427 portland