Assesses the spiritual needs of patients, family members, and hospital staff and facilitates the meeting of those needs with department staff, community clergy, spiritual counselors, and volunteers as they are in accordance with Hospital philosophy, mission statement, and objectives. Provides support, guidance, and comfort to patients and their families, hospital staff, and the community about issues related to spiritually and wholeness. Encourages team cooperation as part of our mission to make known God’s providential care.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Work required the knowledge of theories, principles and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Care, Spirituality, Counseling or a similar discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
One (1) unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
Active in a faith community.
One (1) or more years of pastoral care experience, preferably in a health care setting.
Commitment to and consistent lived expression of the institution’s mission and core values.