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Chaplain PDM

Company:
SCL Health
Location:
Denver, CO
Post Date:
May 22, 2022
Job Status:
Contract
Description:

 
To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we will also offer up to a $2500 sign-on bonus to experienced Chaplains with more than 1+ years of experience.   

You.

 

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Hospital Chaplain.

 

Your compassion is tangible: whether your patient is 18 or 85, they feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.

 

Youre generous with your compassion, your empathy and especially your ability to listen to others as you work with associates, patients and their families during especially challenging times.

 


Us.

 

The Hospital Chaplain PDM position requires weekends, over nights and on-call based on the department needs. This is a non-benefit eligible position.

 

Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

 

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.

 

**Base wage is $30.50 when seeing patients and $14.25 when on call / inactive in the hospital**

 

 

 

We.

 

Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

 

Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

 

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
 

 

Your day.

 

As a Hospital Chaplain you need to know how to:

 
     
  • Initiate pastoral visits and respond to referrals to visit patients and/or their families.
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  • Conduct assessment of spiritual needs of patients, residents, family members, physicians, associates and volunteers.
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  • Assist patients and families with advance directives and end-of-life resources. Provide resources for transition, bereavement and loss.
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  • Participate in multidisciplinary patient rounds, care conferences ethics consultations and documents, as appropriate, in patients electronic medical record.
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  • Respond to crisis situations (e.g. Code Blue, trauma, death) to provide spiritual care and support.
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  • Facilitate prayer, rituals and worship services. Offers workshops (e.g., spirituality, advance directives) as needed.
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  • Support ongoing partnerships with community clergy.
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  • Participate as a member of the spiritual care on-call team.
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  • Participate in on call responsibilities as requested.
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  • Participate in maintenance of proper administrative procedures for the department in accordance with institutional policy.
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  • Assist with the development of the department's plan for continuous quality improvement
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  • Participate in hospital wide committees. May lead specific committee projects and initiatives.
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Your experience.

 

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

 
     
  • Bachelors Degree, required
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  • Masters Degree in Divinity, Theology or related field within two (2) years of hire is required
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  • Two units Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) accredited centers, required
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  • Board Certification by APC, NACC, NAJC, or SCA required within two years of hire. Letter of Recommendation of suitability by senior administrative leader of religious tradition (Parish, Synagogue, Conference, Elder Board, etc.), required
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  • Two (2) years of experience as a Chaplain in a hospital setting, preferred
     
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Your next move.

 

Now that you know more about being a Hospital Chaplain on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

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