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Chaplain

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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We are currently searching for a Chaplain to provide spiritual and emotional support to patients, families and staff.

Essential Functions

  • Provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, families and staff.  Facilitate or perform religious rituals as requested.  Act as a contact to community clergy according to family request and need.
  • Shares responsibility in providing 24 hour emergency coverage to the hospital.  Answers stat pages with 2 minutes and responds to emergencies while on-call within 30 minutes.  Maintains a flexible schedule and demonstrates a willingness to adjust time to meet hospital needs.
  • Acts as a member of the hospital interdisciplinary teams providing patient care in assigned areas.  Participates as a member on various committees as assigned Refers patients to other disciplines as needed.
  • Maintains professional standing and growth to refine the quality of care provided.  Participates in mandatory inservices and continuing education programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by supervisor.  Participates in personal faith tradition and maintains professional standing according to that system.  Attends staff meetings and contributes to the development of the mission of the Pastoral and Spiritual Care Department.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of human behavior
  • Knowledge of faith development and religious theory
  • Knowledge of the principles of pastoral care
  • Ability to work with families and staff with diverse spiritual understandings and needs.
  • Brings a calming presence to, and is comfortable in crisis situations

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Masters degree in ministry, theology or a related field from an accredited school is required
  • Four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) required
  • Experience in pediatrics is preferred
  • Endorsement by a religious/faith group is preferred
  • Board certified or eligibility for board certification by one of the accredited certifying bodies (APC, NACC, NAJC, etc.) within three years of hire required.

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • Board certification by an accredited nationally recognized chaplain certifying body is required within 3 years of hire

 

EOE/Vets/Disabled

IND123

Date Posted September 16, 2022
Requisition 300000117704802
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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