Rocky Mountain Care is seeking a Part-time Chaplain to join our amazing team!
Our Mission Statement: As a member of our community, our mission is to deliver compassionate health care services to all those entrusted in our care. Through leadership and trust, we function as a cohesive team dedicated to cost-effective, high-quality outcomes for our residents. We foster an environment of innovation and continual improvement by encouraging creativity and open communication. We pledge to value one another through loyalty, respect, and dignity. Integrity, fairness, and kindness are an integral part in all of our business decisions.
This position is responsible for the delivery of care to patients in a home health scenario, including assessing patient’s needs, development of individual care plans, and the ability to provide exceptional care. We are looking for individuals who put the patient’s care as a top priority!
1. Graduate of an accredited seminary or school of theology, or appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry, or experience with hospice or grief-related program. Prefer CPE, Certified Pastoral Education units.
2. Ability to be open, flexible, and ecumenical.
3. Experience in working with patients/families dealing with life-threatening illness and death.
4. Strong computer skills for use of EMR
5. Reports to the Director of Clinical Services/Administrator and accountable to Director of Spiritual Care for Training.
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES AND STANDARDS
1. Provides direct spiritual support to patients/families with an understanding of the Hospice philosophy, which is a spiritual not a religious program.
2. Provide s spiritual support in a compassionate, non-judgmental manner. Primarily providing listening and presence, not advice/preaching.
3. Completes appropriate assessment(s) within the required timeframe.
4. Informs patient/family of the bereavement/spiritual programs available to them.
5. Work with staff, clergy, and community groups to enhance their sensitivity to the spiritual/bereavement needs of patients/families experiencing terminal illness and loss.
6. Participate in interdisciplinary team meeting providing an assessment of the potential spiritual needs of patients/families on service.
7. Assists patient/family with end-of-life tasks.
8. Attend viewing/services when possible & appropriate.
9. Offer to conduct or make arrangements for the funeral or memorial services
10. Maintain proper records of all visits/phone calls to patients/families. Turn paperwork into the office in a timely manner.
11. Offers to contact patient/family clergy or other community resources/support groups as needed for spiritual/bereavement support.
12. Assist with bereavement follow-up service.
13. Accept other assignments as may be appropriate, such as planning an annual memorial for staff and families of deceased loved ones.
14. Demonstrates an understanding of corporate compliance goals.
Job Type: Part-time
- Paid time off
- Day shift
- Hospice care: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: On the road