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Hospital Chaplain
Per Diem - Evenings/Nights - Non-Committed - On call 4pm-8am and some weekends
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.

Responsibilities

In accordance with the plan of care approved by the attending physician when applicable, the chaplain assists the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) in assessing and meeting the spiritual needs of the patient/patient’s family and/or caregivers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides spiritual support for all patients/families/caregivers as requested.
  • Provides pastoral care that respects diversity and differences including, but not limited to culture, gender, sexual orientation, and spiritual/religious practices.
  • Assesses patient/family/caregivers spiritual needs through an initial visit or telephone contact/assessment.
  • Provides Spiritual/Pastoral Care to patients/families/caregivers experiencing loss and grief.
  • Facilitates and attends trauma training to assure patient and family support.
  • Provides effective spiritual/emotional support for hospital staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Communicates with patient’s community spiritual support person as indicated/requested. Acts as a liaison to the spiritual community as indicated.
  • Documents all contacts related to a particular patient in the patient’s medical record.
  • Communicates changes in the POC or patient’s condition directly to the IDG via phone, secure text, EMR and or during IDG meetings.
     

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.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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