Chaplain

Owensboro Health - 42303
February 16, 2021
CHAPLAIN Professional Non-Clinical Hours: TBD - Variable Hours Variable Hours - Part-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-75 - 40176A
Job Summary Provides pastoral care to patients, family members, and organizational staff experiencing challenge or crisis. # Job Responsibilities Performs spiritual assessments and develops spiritual plan of care. Attends rounds on assigned units and makes informed contribution to the interdisciplinary team. Responds to code blue and trauma alerts, exemplifying a calming, soothing presence. Provides education and direction in the end-of-life decisions and ethical issues upon request. Fosters a collaborative relationship with community clergy and faith group leaders. Assesses and responds to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement. Provides support to hospital staff through individual counseling and structured group meetings. Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care and patient health. Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization. Develops and implements projects related to assigned units/specialty areas for performance improvement. Qualifications Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education required upon hire AND Master#s degree or higher in Divinity required upon hire OR Master#s degree or higher in Theology required upon hire OR Master#s degree or higher in Religious Studies required upon hire OR Master#s degree or higher in related field required upon hire No experience required Chaplain - Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) board certified required within 36 months of employment in this position OR Chaplain - American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC) board certified required within 36 months of employment in this position OR Chaplain - National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) board certified required within 36 months of employment in this position OR Chaplain - National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) board certified required within 36 months of employment in this position OR Chaplain - Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE/ACPEP) board certified required within 36 months of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Constantly Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.