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Hospice Chaplain, Per Diem
Per Diem, Days - Committed - Hours vary as needed; minimum commitment of 32 hours in a month
Quakertown, PA 18951

For more than one hundred years, residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties have trusted Grand View Health with the well-being of their families, and we have been honored to serve our community.

We are an award-winning institution offering advanced medicine in multiple specialties, and our two Urgent Care Centers and six specialized outpatient centers augment our 168 licensed beds at our main campus and help bring convenient healthcare solutions to all the communities we serve.

Grand View Health is a member of the Penn Cancer Network, an affiliate of Penn Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery, and an affiliate of the Penn Trauma Network, partnered with Penn Medicine to provide advanced neurological services, including tele-stroke and tele-neurology care.

Responsibilities

In accordance with the plan of care approved by the attending physician when applicable, the Hospice Chaplain assists the Interdisciplinary Group in assessing and meeting the spiritual needs of the patient's/patient's family and/or caregivers. The essential functions of the Hospice Chaplain are:

Essential Functions:
  • Provide spiritual support for all patients/families/caregivers as requested.
  • Provide pastoral care that respects diversity and differences including, but not limited to, culture, gender, sexual orientation and spiritual/religious practices.
  • Assesses patient's/family's/caregivers' spiritual needs through an initial visit or telephone contact/assessment.
  • Provide spiritual/pastoral care to patients/families/caregivers experiencing loss and grief.
  • Plan and/or officiate at funerals/memorial services, upon request of family.
  • Provide effective spiritual/emotional support for hospice staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Communicate with patient's community spiritual support person as indicated/requested. Act as a liaison to the spiritual community as indicated.
  • All contacts related to a particular patient are documented in the patient's medical record.
  • Changes in the POC or patient's condition are communicated directly to the IDG via phone, secure text, EMR and/or during IDG meetings.
  • Record hours of service via EMR.
     
Schedule: Per diem, committed, 32 hours/month
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Completed at least one unit of clinical pastoral education (CPE) or equivalent required.
  • Provide documentation of current endorsement or of good standing in accordance with the requirements of his/her own faith tradition required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills required.
  • Self-directed required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Possesses familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) required.
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