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Chaplain- Resident

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/10/2017
Job Title: 
Chaplain- Resident
Job Category:   Clinical:Social Work/Chaplain/Counselor
Location:   University Place
Job Description:   **Chaplain- Resident** **Description** CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team! **Job Summary:** This job is responsible for providing direct spiritual care service to patients, families and staff under the general supervision of their assigned CPE Supervisor. An incumbent participates fully in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) residency program and the FHS Spiritual Care Team. **Essential Duties:** + Provides individual and group spiritual care to patients, families and FHS Staff under the general supervision of their assigned CPE Supervisor. Residents are assigned to specific units and focus their efforts in this area. + Actively involves him/herself in self-care and all aspects of the clinical training program. Participates in all CPE functions. + Collaborates with physicians, social workers, nursing staff and other spiritual care team members regarding holistic wellness perspectives, working to heighten awareness of the importance of spiritual beliefs and practices as well as diverse religious and cultural values in treatment and assisting others in facing the limitations of life and healthcare systems. + Collaborates with local clergy and other spiritual leaders in augmenting patients’ faith group support. + Participates in Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings to exchange information and collaborate with other caregivers. Provides input on the spiritual aspects of care and grief processes. + In conjunction with the medical ethics committee, attends to ethical considerations in patient care. + Collaborates with the IDT on clinical outcome efforts to integrate spiritual perspectives into clinical effectiveness and performance improvement projects. + Documents assessments and interventions into the patient’s medical record and any other necessary records. + Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served. + Performs related duties as required. + Adheres to and exhibits CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. **Qualifications** **Education/Work Experience Requirements:** + This position requires a Master’s degree in Theology, Divinity or Spirituality; completion of the study of theology equivalent to the Bachelor degree level along with either a Master’s degree or certification in a human services field; or ordination and at least five years of successful faith community leadership. This position requires a minimum of one year successful experience in ministry. Experience in the use of a peer supervisory group process is preferred. **Licensure/Certification** : + At least one successfully completed unit of Accredited Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) **Job** Spiritual Care **Primary Location** WASHINGTON-UNIVERSITY PLACE-SJMC HOSPICE & LTC PHARMACY **Daily Schedule** Shift will vary **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0123717
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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