The Chaplain is a member of the health care team, providing services for the pastoral/spiritual needs and education of patients, families, team members. The chaplain is knowledgeable in the areas of theology, spirituality, and pastoral care.
The chaplain is competent to perform pastoral care functions as needed to support the spiritual and emotional health and well being of those served. An Ecclesiastical Endorsement is Required. 400 hours Clinical Pastoral Education is Required.
Certifications and Licensures
PreferredAPC (Chaplains)PreferredNACC (Chaplains)PreferredNAJC (Chaplains)
EducationRequiredBachelor'sTheology RelatedOrBachelor'sPastoralRequiredContinuing Education HoursClinical PastoralPreferredMaster'sTheology Related
Specific SkillsRequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredTime management skills
RequiredAdapt to change
RequiredWork with a team
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
Baycare Health System, Inc