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Covenant Healthcare DUTY CHAPLAIN in Saginaw, Michigan

divbspanCovenant HealthCare /span/bbspanUS:MI:SAGINAW/span/bbspanNIGHT SHIFT/span/bbspanOCCASIONAL/span/bbSummary:brAs an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, the Chaplain provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, families, and staff, respectful of their cultural and religious beliefs. The Chaplain demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation./bb/bbResponsibilities:brParticipates in the delivery of a complete program of pastoral care to patients, their loved ones and staff of all faith traditions or no faith tradition.brAssesses the spiritual and emotional needs of patients and families including psychosocial issues, adjustment to illness or disability, status of religious/spiritual coping; supports others in their process of identifying and applying their own values in decision making.brPractices ministry of presence requiring active listening skills and empathy and providing nonjudgmental support within the context of the patient's culture, values, and belief systems.brDemonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate spiritual/emotional support to persons of all age groups.brHelps patients and families deal with spiritual and emotional issues, among them: forgiveness, hope, courage, perseverance, loss of control, and relationships.brAssists patients and families with ethical decision-making assistance (e.g., end-of-life decisions, information and execution of advance directives).brProvides prayer when appropriate, support and comfort especially to the dying patient and her/his family.brProvides bereavement support.brDocuments spiritual assessments and interventions in the electronic record and intradepartmental records accurately, clearly, in a timely manner following all established policies.brShares in the responsibility of providing 24-hour pastoral care coverage.brProvides appropriate worship services, liturgical and sacramental ministries for patients, families, and staff.brSupports efforts to foster spirituality in the workplace.brParticipates in maintenance of administrative procedures for the department in accordance with institutional policy.brMaintains procedures to record pastoral care activity, to communicate with the other members of the department, and report to the department/institution.brParticipates in programs and administrative activities of the department.brParticipates in departmental planning and implementation of goals and objectives of the department.brParticipates in the department's plan for continuous quality improvement.brSupports the CPE Educator and the students in their CPE experience.brDemonstrates excellent customer service.brDemonstrates support of the vision, mission and values by individual actions.brRecognizes that our existence is to serve.brContributes to organization's success targets for patient satisfaction and net operating margin.br/bb/bbOther information:br/bbEDUCATION/EXPERIENCEbrPrefer a bachelor's or master's degree in theology, but formal training (Stephen Ministry, BeFriender Ministry, or lay ministry training) and life experience will be taken into consideration.br1 unit of CPE accredited by the ACPE, with at least half of one's clinical hours completed in a healthcare facility.brPrefer acute care hospital chaplaincy experience.lt

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