Requisition ID: 67200
Ministry: PLC Senior Services
Location: PLC St Anne Center
4405 Highcrest Road, Rockford, IL 61107-1452 United States (US)
Department: 10111140 Spiritual Care SAC
Daily Hours: 4
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
Chaplain I provides effective spiritual care to patients/residents and families, assessing spiritual/religious needs and resources and assuring that sacramental and ritual needs are met; initiates contact with local clergy as needed; actively collaborates with the interdisciplinary care team; provides spiritual care to staff and contributes to the spiritual well-being of the local ministry; provides timely and effective care to patients/residents approaching the end of life; assumes responsibility for on-going professional development; and adheres to ethical standards set forth by the chaplaincy profession and the Catholic Church.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to conduct formal presentations and to communicate effectively with patients, residents, families, physicians, and employees often during times of crisis.
Emotional maturity with an ability to cope with crisis situations and to respond appropriately is necessary. Good interpersonal and communication skills are required.
Must be in good standing with faith community and endorsed by an appropriate denominational authority to function in health care ministry.
Education and/or Experience
Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
Required: At least two units of accredited Clinical Pastoral Education. Under certain circumstances, the requirement for a Catholic Priest candidate may be adjusted to ensure sacramental coverage
Preferred: Master's degree or equivalent from an accredited college, university, seminary or divinity school in theology, divinity, religious studies, pastoral ministry, pastoral studies, or spirituality.
Preferred: One year of previous experience in hospital or health care setting.
Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Spiritual Care SAC
Job Function: Support Services