Hospice Chaplain - Saint Clairsville, Ohio

Job Description
Interim HealthCare Hospice of Southeast Ohio is looking to welcome a Hospice Chaplain to the team!
General Purpose:

Responsible for providing spiritual services to patients/families of Interim HealthCare Hospice, either directly or through effective coordination with the patient?s/family?s clergy and/or other community clergy/spiritual counselors.
Essential Functions:

  • Conducts assessments of hospice patients/families spiritual needs.

  • Ensures that appropriate spiritual services are provided in a timely manner by either providing such to the patient/family or coordinating the provision of services with community clergy or spiritual counselors.

  • Provides direct spiritual services to patients/families according to their belief system and practice.

  • Participates in the development of the interdisciplinary group (IDG) plan of care to meet identified spiritual needs.

  • Conducts religious services for patients/families as well as hospice and facility staff as requested.

  • Serves as a liaison and support to community clergy and spiritual counselors.

  • Documents services provided and/or ongoing communication with community clergy and spiritual counselors in a timely manner.

  • Maintains records of spiritual services utilization and related activities as directed for quality assessment and performance improvement (QAPI), hospice program development, and policies and procedures review and revision.

  • Actively participates in patient/family care conferences and IDG meetings.

  • Provides consultation, education, and support regarding spiritual issues and care to the IDG members and facility staff.

  • Recruits an adequate number of community clergy and/or spiritual counselors to meet patient/family needs.

  • Acts as the hospice spiritual services community liaison by developing community contacts and offering hospice education to a variety of clergy, counselors and congregations.

  • Provides funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.

  • Plans periodic memorial services to meet the needs of IDG members, volunteers, facility staff and community clergy/spiritual counselors working with the IDG.

  • Primarily responsible for conducting or arranging the memorial service associated with the hospice bereavement program as requested.

  • Assists in supervision of spiritual care volunteers when assigned to patients/families.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (BD, MDiv or equivalent theological degree).

  • Experience working with death and dying, terminal individuals and their families or caregivers.

  • Hospice experience preferred.

Job Benefits
  • Locally Owned and Operated
  • Free Education Courses
  • Flexible Assignment to fit your Needs
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Health Coverage

Company Overview
Interim HealthCare is America's leading provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. We offer one of the most comprehensive selections of career opportunities in the industry ranging from per diem to full-time.
If you're looking for a stable career opportunity, look no further. We offer the security of working for an established company. Nationally, Interim HealthCare has been providing great jobs to great people for over 50 years and there are more than 300 offices across the country. That kind of stability combined with our commitment to integrity makes us your perfect career partner.
Interim HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each Interim HealthCare location is independently owned and operated. ?2018 Interim HealthCare Inc.

Other Info

  • Job City: Saint Clairsville

  • Employee Type: Part Time


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