Hospice Chaplain - PRN 

Full Job Description

Looking for a PRN Chaplain to assist in our Canton, OHIO office.

Job Summary:

Provide counseling or arranges counseling to meet the spiritual needs of the patients/ family members/caregivers in a manner consistent with their beliefs and desires and in accordance with the patient’s plan of care.

Qualifications:

  1. Ordained, commissioned or credentialed according to the practices of an organized religious group OR Has a degree in theology or from a seminary.

  2. Comfortable in an interfaith setting.

  3. Hospice experience preferred.

  4. Able to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs and values.

  5. Must be a licensed driver with an insured automobile in good working order.

  6. The ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing.

Job Detail:

Pay $28.00 - $32.00 per hour

Job Type

Part- time

or email :: info@advantagehospice.com 
with attached cv/resume

  • Conduct a spiritual assessment as part of the comprehensive assessment within 5 days of admission to the hospice program. 

  • Assist in development and implementation of the interdisciplinary patient care plan as it pertains to spiritual care.

  • Provide spiritual support in accordance with on-going wishes and needs of the patient/family in accordance with their religious preferences or definition of spirituality.

  • Work in close collaboration with local clergy when desired by the patient.

  • Maintain and submit written clinical records as deemed by the Agency, including the initial evaluation, the care plan and daily notes.

  • Evaluate the patients and family's response to, and effectiveness of, the spiritual counseling.

  • Confirm, on a weekly basis, the scheduling of visits with the patients’ Case Managers to facilitate coordination of other staff visits.

  • Participate in IDG and QAPI meetings and activities.

  • Conduct religious services of prayer, worship and rituals for patients/families, as appropriate

  • Working with other professionals in resolving spiritual/ethical issues.

  • Provide spiritual and bereavement support to staff as needed.

  • Provide consultation and education to the IDG on spiritual care.

  • Provide funeral or memorial services for patient’s as requested.

  • Assume responsibility for self-development by continually striving to improve his/her Spiritual practice through formal education, attendance at workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizational meetings, and/or individual research and reading.