Chaplain Hospice

Envision Healthcare Wisconsin Rapids , WI 54495

Posted 8 months ago

Overview

Ministry Home Care is looking for a Hospice Chaplain to join our team in Wisconsin Rapids.

Imagine a career that allows you the flexibility to spend more time with your family and friends, provides you with career development and advancement and allows you to be part of a company that values their employees.

Ministry Home Care, in a joint venture with Ascension at Home, has an immediate opening for a Hospice Chaplain for the Wisconsin Rapids area. Work with other dedicated clinicians who are empathetic, engaged and compassionate, providing one-on-one care.

We offer competitive pay, flexible scheduling, 401k, medical/dental/vision and paid time off.

Join our team as we transform the way healthcare is delivered.

Responsibilities

This position ministers to all patients, families and staff, regardless of their personal faith tradition, by providing appropriate spiritual services, i.e., listening, pastoral counseling, ethical consultation and prayer. The chaplain participates in educational programs and acts as a resource for physicians, staff, volunteers and the larger faith community. The Chaplain participates in organizational committees related to the Chaplains area of AHAH. Through personal presence, pastoral ministry and in-service education, the chaplain helps to promote and maintain a Christian atmosphere of quality patient-centered care.

Qualifications

Education/Licensing/Certification:

  • Master's Degree in theological, ministerial or related field from an accredited college or university. A minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Education is required.

  • Endorsement by Professional Chaplain Organization and/or Denominational Representative.

  • Current driver's license, use of a car and proof of auto insurance.

Experience:

  • One (1) to three (3) years of chaplaincy or related experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work as a team member, share responsibilities and lead prayer services.

  • Ability to communicate effectively using interpersonal and pastoral counseling skills.

  • Knowledge of and appreciation for the Christian witness inherent in the philosophy of Catholic healthcare.

  • Knowledge of ethical principles and ability to facilitate ethical discussions with patient/family/staff as appropriate.

  • Knowledge of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Organizations.

  • Responsive to the emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of staff.

  • Ability to have a cooperative relationship with persons of varying faith traditions, or of no tradition.

  • Understand the grief process and is able to deal with life and death issues.

  • Must be comfortable in crisis situations and have the ability to work under stress and difficult situations.

  • The ability to work with the bereaved in an ecumenical situation.

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Chaplain Hospice

Envision Healthcare