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Chaplain - On-Call

Location: Hillsboro, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 815690 Date posted: 07/17/2019
Description:

On an on-call basis, provides or coordinates age appropriate spiritual care and support to hospitalized patients and their families which are consistent with their spiritual traditions and values.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Directly provides by assessment and provision of spiritual care needs to patients' and their families while hospitalized at Sunnyside or Westside Mecial Center utilizing personal and community resources as well as the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Assures plans are clearly documented, implemented, and evaluated for effectiveness.

  • Actively participates in quality management, performance improvement and regulatory compliance activities of the hospital.

  • Participate in evaluation, policy, and goal development as requested. Other duties as needed.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • N/A

  • Education

  • Master's degree in theology, divinity, philosophy or ethics or related discipline.

  • Completion of at least four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Endorsed for health care chaplaincy by a recognized religious/spiritual body.

  • Thorough knowledge of crisis intervention.

  • Working knowledge of diverse belief systems which could effect planning for medical care and ability to articulate same for clinical staff.

  • Demonstrated ability in pastoral care counseling techniques in working with patients and families experiencing loss/death/grief with respect and sensitivity in individual beliefs, coping mechanisms and spiritual practices.

  • Ability to participate effectively within an interdisciplinary team through negotiation, cooperation, and group learning.

  • Ability to document clinical care clearly and concisely in an electronic medical record.

  • Ability to travel to either Medical Center based on need of the facility.

  • Ability to take call during the evenings, on weekends and holidays and must be available to respond during emergencies.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience providing Pastoral Care on a multi-disciplinary team in a health care setting.

  • Demonstrated competency in health care ethics.
  • Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital 2875 NE Stucki Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Non-Union, Non-Exempt Job Level: Entry Level Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: Hospital Chaplain Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

    About Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers

    Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care Careers

    Backed by a committed interdisciplinary team of health care professionals, you'll provide high-quality treatment for patients with behavioral health and/or bio-psychological concerns, including those in psychological crisis.

    With the strength of our network at your fingertips, you'll be sure your patients receive prompt, appropriate referrals across our organization with no barriers to the continuity of care. Opportunities and specialty settings range from substance abuse to social work and autism to eating disorders.

    Opportunities:

    • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors
    • Case Managers
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    • Clinical Social Workers
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    • Medical Social Workers
    • Psychiatric Social Workers

    Specialty Settings:

    • Addiction Medicine/Chemical Dependency
    • Autism
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Eating Disorders
    • Employee Assistance
    • Geriatrics
    • Help Line/Psychiatric Call Center
    • Home Health
    • Hospice
    • Medical Social Work
    • Neuropsychology
    • OB/GYN
    • Palliative Care
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET)
    • Psychiatry (Adult, Adolescent & Child)
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