Job Description

Job Number:2068
Job Title:Chaplain - Hospice (PRN)
Category: Professional Services
Facility:Sante Hospice and Palliative Care (AZ)
Location:Phoenix, AZ
Salary Range:
Status:Unscheduled/Per Diem
Sante Hospice is looking for a Chaplain for on-call/PRN shifts. Seeking a warm-hearted, Chaplain who embraces a service culture to provide spiritual care to patients and families/caregivers of Sante Hospice, either directly or through coordination of care with other spiritual counselors.

The Hospice Chaplain will provide spiritual support to terminally ill patients and their families. Chaplains generally work in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities but may also visit patients in their homes. Chaplains make spiritual assessments of patients, taking into account mental, emotional, physical and spiritual stresses, and respond with appropriate counseling and care. Chaplains will act as part of the interdisciplinary team. They will assist the medical staff in developing an individualized plan of care for each patient. Individualized plans may include daily spiritual consultations and performance of sacraments. 

Assures spiritual assessment of patients and families/caregivers in the hospice program and appropriate services are rendered in a timely manner.
Facilitates the development of the individualized plan of care by participating in the comprehensive assessment to meet identified spiritual needs.
Provides direct spiritual care to patients and families/caregivers.
Serves as liaison and support to community chaplains and spiritual counselors.
Maintains records of spiritual care services utilization and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policies and procedures review and revision.
Documents direct services and on-going communication with community chaplains and spiritual counselors.
Attends patient care conference and interdisciplinary group meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary group.
Provides consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary group on spiritual care.
Recruits community chaplains, spiritual counselors, and spiritual care volunteers adequate to meet patient and family/caregiver needs by developing community contacts and offering education through congregations about hospice care.
Provides for funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.
Plans periodic memorial services to meet the needs of personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/spiritual counselors working with the hospice team.

Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (BD, MDiv or equivalent theological degree.
Master's degree in theology, divinity, or pastoral studies 
Internship or Clinical Pastoral Education (separately or concurrently with master's degree)
Experience working with death and dying, individual/ family/caregiver required.
Hospice experience preferred.
Comfortable in an interfaith setting.
Ability to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values.
Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
Valid driver's license with maintenance of safe driving record and an automobile that is insured in accordance with state requirements.
Travel as needed

Our Vision
To be the undisputed leader in quality and innovation in senior housing and post-acute care.
Our Mission
To provide the highest quality of care and customer satisfaction delivered with warmth, individual pride and team spirit.
Our Values
Put people first
Commit to excellence
Live a spirit to serve
Embrace optimism
Execute best practices

Upon date of hire, applicants will be required to provide documentation confirming authorization to work in the United States. Sante is not able to support VISA sponsorship.
In order to be considered for this position, your resume must reflect all relevant licenses, certifications, education, and experience noted in the requirements and minimum qualification sections of this job posting. Without this information, candidates cannot be considered for positions to which they may be qualified. 
Sante is One Team United and is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.


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