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Pastoral Care Professional-Hospice

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

Overview

Expected pay for this position is $26.46 - $31.13/hour. Actual pay will be determined by experience, skills and internal equity.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Pastoral Care Professional - HC is an integral part of a Pastoral Care team that embraces a model of care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Directed to the spiritual dimensions of the human person that are often appreciated more deeply during times of illness, pastoral care is an integral part of the patient care team. Pastoral Care Professionals are effectively integrated with patient care and family support services on patient care throughout OSF. The Pastoral Care Professional is the spiritual care specialist and provides spiritual and emotional support and counseling to patients, families, and staff in accordance with OSF policy, mission and objectives. Pastoral Care works closely with other members of the Home Health, Hospice and Palliative Care interdisciplinary teams assisting with holistic care of patients and families, responding to the patient and family spiritual needs within the boundaries of their desired belief system. A foundational focus of Pastoral Care is to serve as a pastoral and spiritual support to patients, care givers and patient care teams in ways they identify as meaningful and helpful. Through professional training and certification, the Pastoral Care Professional assists patients/families to understand more fully life's events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being.


Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor's from a accredited college, university, seminary or divinity.

Successful completion of at least one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. Successful completion of the ICHA/NCBC Course for Chaplains on the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs) as required by the local Diocese within six month of hire.

Experience: Solid standing in the Church through ecclesiastical endorsement. Must meet requirements of the local Catholic Diocese regarding the appointment pastoral care staff of a Catholic healthcare institution.

Other Skills/ Knowledge: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Solid computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft software.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to be detail oriented. Solid standing in the Church through ecclesiastical endorsement. Must meet requirements of the local Catholic Diocese regarding the appointment pastoral care staff of a Catholic healthcare institution. Ability to articulate the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Facilities.

Ability and desire to work with patients/family, clergy and volunteers of varying faith backgrounds.

Flexibility in work hours, programs, and services.

Advanced interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, families, other pastoral care staff, Hospice and Palliative teams, often in times of crisis.

Provides own transportation and auto insurance and abides by all laws, rules and recommendations for safe driving while on duty. Maintains a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Master's Degree from an accredited college, university, seminary or divinity.

Completion of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Experience: One or more year's pastoral care experience in a healthcare setting working with life threating illness and death/dying.

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.