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  • Chaplain - Hospice

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/12/2018 10:43 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-4803
    Company
    Grane Hospice Care - Harrisburg
    Location
    US-PA-Camp Hill
    Category
    Bereavement
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Education Level
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience
  • Overview

    Full Time Hospice Chaplain


     


    Monday - Friday Daylight


     


    Integrated care leader Grane Hospice Care, Inc. is expanding its core interdisciplinary teams, and seeks a compassionate, flexible and open Chaplain to join its Chaplain & Bereavement Services department. This position requires ecumenical thinking and counseling, plus an ability to communicate with and relate to a diverse population of patients, families and caregivers during the inherent high stress periods associated with hospice care.


     


    Grane Hospice provides a higher level of hospice care through a low patient to nurse ratio, allowing for more care time whenever needed. Our mission is to provide premium comfort care to patients, families, and caregivers through an interdisciplinary team approach that understands, respects, and meets individual needs. As an organization, we strive to provide our patients, families, and caregivers with the highest level of satisfaction through our strong clinical outcomes and innovative approach by maintaining our core values of devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.


     

    Responsibilities

    Day-to-day responsibilities include: 



    • Providing spiritual support to patients and families, based on their specific desires and belief systems

    • Working with staff, clergy and community groups to enhance their sensitivity towards the spiritual concerns of patients/families experiencing terminal illness and loss

    • Officiating and/or participating in funeral services for patients, as requested

    • Implementing and coordinating all spiritual service activities, and connecting those services to relevant patients and families

    • Integrating appropriate outside clergy and spiritual leaders, as needed by patients/families

    • Coordinating, planning and implementing community outreach services

    • Maintaining accurate patient visit records

    • Performing occasional liturgical assignments

    • Providing spiritual counseling to Grane staff, as requested

    • Creating, developing and implementing new ideas to promote strong community relationships and support

    Qualifications

    All applicants should be graduates of accredited seminaries/schools of theology, or possess appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry. Additionally, a valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation is required, as this role will require some travel to visit in-home patients and families. *Must be ordained. 


     


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