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Chaplain

US-NJ-Cranford | US-NJ-Hackensack
Requisition ID
2017-4174
Position Category
Social Services
Position Type
Per Diem

Overview

Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

 

Now Hiring - Chaplain -  Central and North Jersey

 

Hours:Per Diem

 

Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

 

We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

 

Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EEO/AA/M/F/DV

Responsibilities

The Chaplain will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  1. Provides pastoral or spiritual counseling in keeping with patient/family beliefs, and in accordance with Ascend Hospice policies and procedures.
  2. Completes spiritual/pastoral assessment as indicated and appropriate, completed within 1 day of admission.
  3. Develops an individualized spiritual/pastoral plan of care, according to regulations.
  4. Offers patients and families of different philosophies and religious beliefs opportunities to discuss and share their thoughts, feeling, beliefs and values.
  5. Responds to hospice patient/family needs as requested.
  6. Coordinates and integrates pastoral services with other patient/family care services in order to ensure a continuum of care, including continuity of care following death or discharge.
  7. Prays with families and patients, if and when desired by the patient and/or family unit.
  8. Effectively participates as a member of the multidisciplinary Hospice team, providing quality Hospice care to the patient and his/her family.
  9. Provides bereavement services, in accordance with Ascend Hospice policies and procedures. Initiates bereavement assessment between 7 and 14 days after the death of the patient.
  10. Documents a plan of care for the bereaved survivors, based on the IDT's assessment.

Qualifications

Education:

Master's Degree in Divinity

 

Professional Experience:

  • 2-4 years of Chaplain experience with end of life care
  • At least 1 Unit of CPE completed
  • Ability to provide non-denominational spiritual care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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