Hospice Chaplain

3/6/2013

Hospice Chaplain

Growing hospice company is looking to hire an additional chaplain to Hospice Team.  If you meet qualifications below, please email resume to jware@harborhospice.com

Job Responsibilities

 ·      Pastoral care as determined by spiritual assessment and the interdisciplinary team plan of care to patient and families by Chaplain visit.

  • ·      Acts as liaison between patient/family, local clergy, and the interdisciplinary team.
  • ·      Attends interdisciplinary team meetings to provide spiritual input to the plan of care and to assist spiritual and emotional issues for the team.
  • ·      Ensures that the team assesses and responds to bereavement needs of patient and families and that a bereavement plan of care is provided and follow up.
  • ·       Provides bereavement services such as bereavement visits and phone calls to survivors and planning and conducting program memorial services.  Plan and conducts funeral services as appropriate.  Facilitates bereavement group activities.
  • ·      The Home Care Chaplain provides approximately 12 hours weekly coordinating and providing bereavement services.
  • ·      Documents all services provided.
  • ·      Provides education and training as appropriate to staff, facility and patients and families.
  • ·      Provides pastoral care to staff as appropriate.
  • ·      Participates in the chaplain on-call schedule.
  • ·       Attends professional conferences, retreats, and continuing education events as needed for professional pastoral care competency and maintaining endorsement/good standing with his/her faith body.

 Qualifications

 ·      Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.

  • ·      Master of Divinity or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited seminary or theological school preferred.
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