Chaplain - Mt. Gretna - Days/Eves

Mt Gretna, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 59857

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director-Spiritual Care & Education, provides spiritual counseling and guidance to patients, families and staff and performs or arranges for religious services to meet patient needs.

 

Duties and Responisbilities

  1. Participates in a spiritual assessment of the patient/family/caregivers, as indicated.
  2. Facilitates the development of a plan of care to meet the identified spiritual needs in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.
  3. Provides direct spiritual care to patients/families/caregivers/staff, when needed.
  4. Serves as liaison to community chaplains and spiritual counselors, as indicated.
  5. Documents all patient/family/caregiver contacts and provides additional written, pertinent information as indicated.
  6. Participates in patient care conference and interdisciplinary team meetings.
  7. Provides consultation, education and support to the interdisciplinary team on spiritual care.
  8. Provides for funeral or memorial services or other services as requested by patient/families.
  9. Provides bereavement support.
  10. Provides spiritual support to staff.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 3 years
    • Req Cert/Registration: Ordained/Endorsed by recognized religious body/proper ecclesiastical authority; Certified (or eligible) Chaplain by Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)
    • Req Course(s)/TrainingGraduate of accredited seminary or school of theology
  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree
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Employment Benefits

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  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)