The Chaplain Resident provides emotional support and spiritual care to patients and families, taking special note of the critically ill, extended length of stay patients, those newly admitted, those nearing death or actively dying, and those preparing for surgery or undergoing treatments. In collaboration with other medical personnel they coordinate the emotional support and provision of spiritual care on their units with Department of Spiritual Care Services (DSC)/CPE Chaplaincy staff, Night Chaplains, and community clergy and spiritual caregivers. The CPE Chaplain Resident participates in the weekday on-call, weekend, and holiday on-call coverage through a coordinated schedule with other program participants. The CPE Chaplain Resident provides about 20 25 hours of patient care on their assigned clinical units.
Masters of Divinity/Theology Degree
One Unit of Clinical Pastoral Education
Prior pastoral ministry experience
Ordination, ecclesiastical endorsement preferred
Knowledge of pastoral care, loss and grief, and death and dying.
Minister in Good Standing with Judicatory or Endorsing Denomination