Bon Secours Health System CHAPLAIN POOL in BALTIMORE, Maryland

119504BR

Position Title:

CHAPLAIN POOL

Job Specs:

BON SECOURS HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE

POSITION SUMMARY

The Pastoral Care Department is part of the Mission Division. Chaplains provide ministry to our patients, visitors and staff for the purpose of meeting religious and spiritual needs. Chaplains are available to respond to patient needs in all inpatient and outpatient areas of the hospital. Daily visits are made to patients anticipating surgery and patients receiving outpatient renal dialysis are followed closely. Chaplains respond to Emergency Codes to provide ministry to family members and staff who are present and to plan for follow up support as the patient's condition changes. Ministry to dying patients is a high priority and chaplains work closely with the Palliative Care coordinator to provide presence to those nearing the end of life. Chaplain visits are documented in the progress notes of the patient chart.

Chaplains are available to provide assistance with completing Advance Directives. The department is represented on the Ethics committee, Management Council, and other committees as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  1. Clinical Pastoral Education preferred. Masters in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Counseling or the equivalent.

  2. Endorsement of a recognized ecclesiastical authority

  3. Ability to assist with completion of Advance Directives.

  4. Demonstrates an awareness of Catholic Healthcare issues and is knowledgeable about The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare.

  5. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

  6. Computer skills and working knowledge of office equipment.

  7. Ability to work collaboratively

  8. Be able to work independently

  9. Handles multiple priorities in a shift.

  10. Works in close proximity to others and in a distracting environment.

  11. Experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Req #:

119504BR

City:

BALTIMORE

Status:

PRN

Schedule:

Variable

Weekends?:

Rotating Weekends

Market:

Bon Secours Baltimore

Department:

PASTORAL CARE

State:

MD

Facility:

BON SECOURS HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE

Shift (check all that apply):

Variable

DMV Check?:

No

Financial Check?:

No

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled