Providence Health & Services Chaplain in San Pedro, California
Providence is calling a Chaplain (Per diem/Variable Shift) at Providence Little Company Of Mary San Pedro Hospital, San Pedro,CA.
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We are seeking a Chaplain who will provide spiritual care and support to patients, families, and staff and perform or arrange 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:
Consult with hospital staff regarding ministry. Collaborate with members of the hospice or health care team in identifying and resolving issues. Act 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 maintain 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. Provides 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. Integrates this plan of care into the interdisciplinary plan of care
Determine and support 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. Meet 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
Master's Degree in Divinity or equivalent degree
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
Secure faculties from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to perform priestly functions within 6 months of hire
Provide documentation of a minimum of 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
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 ministry you will serve:
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
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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.
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
Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care
Location: California-San Pedro
Req ID: 313071