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Date Added: Mon 31/05/2021

PRN Hospice Chaplain

Duluth, MN, US
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Company: MOMENTS HOSPICE

Job Type: Permanent, PartTime

Job Description

The Hospice Chaplain is responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to patients and families/caregivers of Moments Hospice either directly or through coordination of care with other spiritual counselors.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Assures spiritual assessment of patients and families/caregivers in the hospice program and appropriate services are rendered in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates the development of the individualized the plan of care by participating in the comprehensive assessment to meet identified spiritual needs.
  • Provides direct spiritual care to patients and families/caregivers.
  • Serves as liaison and support to community chaplains and spiritual counselors.
  • Maintains records of spiritual care services utilization and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policies and procedures review and revision.
  • Documents direct services and ongoing communication with community chaplains and spiritual counselors.
  • Attends patient care conference and interdisciplinary group meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Provides consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary group on spiritual care.
  • Recruits community chaplains, spiritual counselors, and spiritual care volunteers adequate to meet patient and family/caregiver needs by developing community contacts and offering education through congregations about hospice care.
  • Provides for funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.
  • Works with staff to provide bereavement to personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/spiritual counselors working with the hospice team.
  • Assists in supervision of spiritual care volunteers when assigned to patients/ families/caregivers.
  • Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Position Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (BD, MDiv or equivalent theological degree). Experience working with death and dying, individuals/family/caregiver.
  • Ability to work as member of the interdisciplinary group.
  • Comfort in an interfaith setting.
  • Ability to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values.
  • Ability to network with community clergy and congregations.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
  • Hospice/ experience preferred.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order.

Job Type: Part-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Chaplain: 3 years (Preferred)

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