Job: Chaplain

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Job Description

Chaplain

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Spiritual Care
Daily Schedule-1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -Occasional
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-BURIEN-HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER

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  Puget Sound Region. 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:


In this role, you will provide spiritual care to patients, families, and staff.  Essential Duties Include:

  •     Delivering direct spiritual care that is appropriate for the recipient’s spirituality, culture, religious preference and health status;
  •     Working closely with care managers, interdisciplinary care teams, social workers, nursing and medical staff to provide spiritual care insights;
  •     Completing required documentation;
  •     Providing direct spiritual consultation and spiritual and emotional support for staff experiencing work-related or personal stress, including being available for private conversations while respecting work schedules and locating private space for counseling;
  •     Collaborating with Clinical Pastoral Education students, volunteers, and local clergy to extend spiritual care services;
  •     Providing education and ethical consultation for patients, family, staff and volunteers; and
  •     Adhering to and exhibiting CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

As a Chaplain, you will most likely be assigned to service with specific service lines, however, may be temporarily assigned or reassigned at management's discretion.

Education/Work Experience:
  • Incumbents must meet the educational requirements of the National Accreditation of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities. (Note: Each certifying body requires a unique Master’s degree; please refer to the specific association for most current requirements). 

Licensure/Certification:
  • Currently certified as a Chaplain (by NACC, APC, APCE, NAJC, or equivalent certification).
  • Ecclesiastical endorsement is required.

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.

Requisition Number

-2017-R0089899