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Providence Certified Chaplain in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Chaplain ( Chaplaincy Services , Nights, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focuse on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC

  • Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills

  • Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors, which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect

  • Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming

  • Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work

  • Assessment: Assess the spiritual needs of patients, families, and staff

  • Documentation: Document all interventions in the patient record

  • Intervention: Intervene in crisis situations

  • Counseling: Provide pastoral counseling

  • Cultural Issues: Facilitate and advocate for the cultural needs of patients, families and staff

  • Ethics: Promote ethical decision-making

  • Education: Provide education in spiritual care issues to patients, families and staff

  • Ministry: Provide sacramental, prayer and worship opportunities

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate-level theological degree (Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Religious Studies, Pastoral Counseling, or related field)

  • Training in communication skills, referral/resource opportunities, documentation (e.g. charting, spiritual assessment)

  • Chaplain certified by NACC, APC with at least 4 units of CPE

  • Episcopal/Ecclesiastical endorsement

  • Experience in a healthcare or wellness facilityExpertise in communication skills, referral/resource opportunities, documentation (e.g. charting, spiritual assessment)

  • Knowledge of medical ethics and basic medical terminology

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 273091

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