Hospice Chaplain (PRN)

Job Locations US-AZ-Prescott
ID
2021-1832
Category
Administrative & Support Services (Hospice)
Type
PRN (Per Diem)

Overview

Hospice of the West is GROWING! We are looking for a Chaplain to provide spiritual care in and around the Prescott Area! If you are looking for a career with a purpose and a supportive team culture, then this is the position for you!

 

As a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), our Chaplains are responsible for providing spiritual counseling and emotional support to the active and bereaved patient and/or family. Our Chaplains are committed to the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospice concept. Chaplains are responsible for implementing and coordinating all activities relating to the spiritual aspect of the hospice program (the spiritual component of the IDT) consistent with agency policies and procedures.

 

Hospice of the West is a premier provider of end-of-life care. We offer excellent compensation and an industry leading benefits package that includes a company matching 401(k) plan, a generous time-off package, cell phone and mileage reimbursement, employee assistance programs, bereavement time off, company-paid life and AD&D insurance, and comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance coverage.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the spiritual status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment. Communicates these findings to the RN Case Manager and interdisciplinary group.
  • Provides direct spiritual care for all faiths/non-faiths to patients and families/caregivers in a holistic manner as requested.
  • Maintains regular communication with the Program Director to review clients and help with managing spiritual care needs. This may include unusual or potentially problematic client issues.
  • Initiates communication with hospice staff members and other facilities as needed to coordinate optimal care and use of resources for patient/family members
  • Monitors and maintains documentation of clinical records to ensure compliance with regulatory standards of timeliness, accuracy and completeness via electronic record so that problems, actions, and goals are accurately and clearly stated and changes are reflected as they occur.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology, or appropriate certification in pastoral ministry.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience as a healthcare pastor/chaplain.
  • One (1) year of hospice experience preferred but not required.
  • Must have ability to handle stress associated with ministering to patients/residents and their loved ones who experience pain, suffering, death and grief.
  • Must be computer proficient in typing and various programs, including background in EMR.
  • Possesses and maintains CPR certification.

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