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Providence Health & Services Chaplain *On Call Variable* in Burbank, California

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Providence is calling a Chaplain, (Per diem/Variable Shift) to Providence St Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

Please upload a current resume reflecting all relevant experience.

We are seeking a Chaplain who will provide spiritual care and support to patients, families, and staff and performs or arranges for religious services to meet patient needs. Demonstrate proficiency in delivering care to assigned age specific patient population (e.g., adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Consult with hospital staff regarding ministry. Collaborate with members of the hospice or health care team in identifying and resolving issues. Acts as a liaison between patient, family, and hospital or hospice staff during periods of crisis, e.g. illness, dying, lengthy or difficult surgery

  • Promote spiritual/emotional support among staff and volunteers

  • Implement and maintains established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies

  • Make initial spiritual assessment. Provide spiritual and emotional support to patients/families

  • Evaluate patient needs for spiritual care and initiates or recommends individual programs and services to meet those needs. Integrate this plan of care into the interdisciplinary plan of care

  • Determine and supports spiritual practices in keeping with the patient's and family's religious tradition

  • Facilitate religious services. Administer the sacraments and performs religious rites as appropriate

  • Meet with patients and employees upon request for private counseling. Meets with discharged patients who have indicated the need for such follow-up

  • Complete medical chart documentation as required

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops

  • Attend meetings as required

  • Provide community outreach in the form of support groups for holistic healing, educational programs for local congregations, and Memorial Services

  • Act as liaison between local clergy and patients in relation to their ongoing care within their own religious tradition

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Divinity, or equivalent degree

  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE/ACPEP). Note: Of the required four units of CPE, an equivalency for one of the units may be considered; Or equivalent educ/experience

  • MOAB I within 30 to 150 days of hire

  • Provide documentation of current endorsement of, or good standing in a denomination in accordance with the requirements of his/her faith tradition.

  • Certification as a chaplain by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, the Association of Professional Chaplains or the National Association of Jewish Chaplains or the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education is encouraged within two years of hire (Providence Standards of Excellence for Spiritual Care, Standard III, Article 29).

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. The Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 321698

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