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Providence Certified Chaplain in Issaquah, Washington


Certified Chaplain - Spiritual Care at Providence Marianwood

The Chaplain provides professional and competent spiritual care ministry, and is responsible for serving the spiritual, religious, and emotional needs of others in inpatient, outpatient and community settings. As a member of the healthcare team, is directly responsible for the implementation of the mission, values, polices, and procedures of the Department of Spiritual Care and the facility in which they serve.

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The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the position.

Caregivers are expected to honor the Mission, Values, Vision and Promise and adhere to the Code of Conduct, policies and standards of their organization.

For direct patient care roles: Performs and maintains currency of essential competencies as required by specific area of hire and populations served.

• Provide effective spiritual support and appropriate religious/spiritual resources that contribute to the well-being of the care recipients, their families, and caregivers.

• Provide spiritual care that respects diversity and differences including, but not limited to culture, gender, and sexual orientation and spiritual/religious practices.

• Triage and manage crises in the practice of spiritual care.

• Facilitate group processes, such as family meetings, post trauma, caregiver debriefing, and support groups.

• Formulate and utilize individualized spiritual assessments, interventions, outcomes, and care plans in order to contribute effectively to the well-being of the person receiving care, and document this care accurately/effectively in the appropriate records according to professional standards (including electronic medical record) at the point of service.

• Share in Department coverage to meet the patient care needs.

• Promote the integration of spiritual care into the life and service of the institution in which one functions.

• Establish and maintain professional and interdisciplinary relationships, including collaborative relationships with community clergy and faith group leaders

• Understand and function within the institutional culture and systems, including utilizing business principles and practices appropriate to one’s role in the organization.

• Promote, facilitate, and support ethical decision-making in one’s workplace.

• Promotes institution and department initiatives.

• Promote how research literature informs the profession of chaplaincy and one’s spiritual care practice and support research projects as needed.

• Present formally on spiritual health to the interdisciplinary team, students, or community organizations.

• Mentors students, including but not limited to CPE students, nursing students, etc.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry or the equivalent applicable education from an accredited institution.

  • Board Certified by one of these Spiritual Care organizations: Association of Professional Chaplains (APC); National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC); National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC); Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)’ or the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CASC)

  • Endorsed in accordance with the requirements of his/her faith/spiritual tradition

Preferred qualifications:

  • Coursework /training in CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) 4 Units by programs that were accredited by the former United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Commission on Certification and Accreditation (USCCB/CCA) or Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (CASC)

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the skilled nursing facility you will serve.

Providence Marianwood in Issaquah, Washington compassionately serves people of all ages and faiths. Our Transitional Care Unit is designed for patients coming out of the hospital who need skilled nursing care, end of life care, or rehabilitation for those recovering from surgery or who have a functional loss from illness, disease, or an accident. Our Long Term Care unit provides skilled nursing in a residential setting, addressing the needs of our residents through creating a sense of community and home in “neighborhoods” and providing a model of care that is resident-centered.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P361809
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Pastoral Care
Job Function: Community Service
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Address: WA Issaquah 3725 Providence Point Dr

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.