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Per Diem - Chaplain

Per Diem - Chaplain

locationSebring, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!

Role:
The Chaplain provides a wide range of spiritual services to patients and families enrolled in any of the Company programs. The Chaplain also provides spiritual support to the staff and volunteers of the Company.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Divinity or related degree from an accredited seminary or institution; Master’s degree preferred
  • Ordination or commissioning/endorsement from an ordaining body recognized by the Endorser's Conference, Veterans Administration that demonstrates the candidate has standing with the organization; ordination must be obtained within 12 months of hire
  • Documentation that demonstrates the candidate is in good standing with faith group or professional affiliation group with no ethical charges current or pending
  • One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.; or in process within six (6) months of employment/position
  • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system preferred; appropriate computer skills required
  • Health care experience preferred
  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Ability to travel and have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to physically access (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, endure heat and lack of air   conditioning) any home, hospital, nursing home and/or assisted living facility (ALF)
  • Must have the endurance to manage demands of a hospice care field work position (i.e., time, travel, home/facility arrangements, stress, etc.)
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English

Competencies:

  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of all employees:

  • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
  • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
  • Advance electronic media skills.
  • Support Company research and educational activities.
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops a spiritual care plan in conjunction with the interdisciplinary group based upon patient/family spiritual traditions and spiritual assessment results.
  • Provides appropriate spiritual care and initiates interventions necessary for resolving care plan issues.
  • Implements the spiritual care plan through personal contact and/or enlistment of Spiritual Care Volunteers, local clergy or other counselors as may be appropriate in each circumstance.
  • Monitors implementation of the spiritual care plan and reassesses as needed.
  • Maintains documentation in manner reflecting timeliness, completeness, accuracy, legibility, clarity of goal, assessment and plan.
  • Provides appropriate spiritual care in accordance with Company philosophy and policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
  • Acts as liaison between the Company and local clergy and congregations in the interpretation of the Company mission and programs.
  • Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, assists in developing care plans, facilitates understanding of spiritual aspects of care and provides team with spiritual care objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.