Chaplain

Job Ref
1906197
Category
Professional & Business Support
Department
Spiritual Services
Schedule
Part-time
Facility
Community Howard Regional Hlth

3500 South LaFountain Street
Kokomo, IN 46902
United States

Shift
Variable
Hours
PRN Hours Variable; On Call as needed

Job Location
The Chaplain position is located in Kokomo, Indiana.

Job Duties

  • The Chaplain responds to requests and referrals for pastoral care services in a timely fashion.
  • Makes spiritual assessments and provides appropriate interventions.
  • Participates effectively with the staff as part of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Plans/conducts workshops and in-service programs for hospital staff as necessary.
  • Develops relationships with staff which allow for the provision of support during times of high stress and crisis.
  • Provides liaison and educational for community clergy.
  • Facilitates therapy and/or support groups for patients or the community at large.

Experience
At least two years of full-time parish experience following ordination.

Education

  • Masters of Divinity; or its equivalent when the faith group does not require a Masters of Divinity from an accredited seminary
  • 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education required for full-time and part-time staff, 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education for PRN staff

License
Within one year from date of hire for full-time and part-time staff, certification by one of the following professional organizations is required: 

The Association of Professional Chaplains, The Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, The American Association of Pastoral Counselors, or The National Association of Catholic Chaplains

Skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with individuals of diverse backgrounds and in varying degrees of stress and need is essential
  • Must possess a thorough expertise regarding provision of quality pastoral care to a variety of med/surg patients
  • Must be able to budget time and energy appropriately and prioritize the demands of the workload

Keywords
Chaplain, pastoral care

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Community is a non-profit health system that is deeply committed to the communities we serve with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates throughout Central Indiana. Guided by our PRIIDE Values – Patients First, Relationships, Integrity, Innovation, Dedication and Excellence – our team of caregivers is committed to providing an exceptional experience with every life we touch.

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