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Hospital Chaplain, Per Diem
Per Diem - Non-Committed - On-call, 4pm-8am & some weekends
Sellersville, PA 18960

Responsibilities

The Hospital Chaplain, in accordance with the plan of care approved by the attending physician when applicable, assists the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG) in assessing and meeting the spiritual needs of the patient/patient's family and/or caregivers. The essential functions of the Hospital 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.
  • Assess 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.
  • Facilitate and attend trauma training to ensure patient and family support.
  • Provide effective spiritual/emotional support for hospital 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.

Schedule: Per diem, on-call, 4:00pm-8:00am and some weekends
 

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 ABIILTIES:
  • 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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