Weekend Staff Chaplain

Website Baptist Health Hardin

As a professional member of the interdisciplinary health care team, the Part-Time weekend chaplain provides extensive and intensive spiritual care to patients, families, and staff from diverse spiritual/religious backgrounds with respect for the dignity and unique experience of each person.

  • Provides spiritual care coverage throughout the hospital.
  • Gathers and evaluates relevant information pertinent to the holistic care of patients and their families
  • Develops and implements spiritual care plans to promote the well-being of care recipients, including but not limited to crisis intervention, spiritual care and counseling, assistance with religious/spiritual rituals
  • Provides spiritual care and counseling for patients and their families in response to referrals and through proactive rounding
  • Documents assessments and interventions in the Electronic Medical Record
  • Collaborates with other care providers to promote the well-being of patients and their families
  • Provides spiritual care to employees and affiliates through group and individual interactions
  • Respects the confidentiality of information from all sources, including the care recipient, legal, or organizational records, and other care providers
  • Serves as a liaison to community clergy and collaborates with community clergy in the care for patients and their families
  • Provides spiritual care to the organization in ways consonant with the organization’s values and mission statement.
  • Provides staff and community education on matters of spirituality and spiritual care
  • Makes referrals to community resources as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate must have: Master’s degree in Divinity, Spirituality or equivalent from an accredited institution preferred. Four (4) units of ACPE accredited Clinical Pastoral Education.

To apply for this job email your details to jessica.jasper@bhsi.com