Ephrata, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 87288

PRN Chaplain Ephrata

James Kane
James Kane
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

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 Responsibilities

 

  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

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 3 years

 

  • Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree

 

  • Required Certification:
    • Ordained/Endorsed by recognized religious body/proper ecclesiastical authority; Certified (or eligible) Chaplain by Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

 

  • Required Courses:
    • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology

 


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