POSITION SUMMARYThis position is responsible for providing emotional and spiritual care to patients, families, and staff in ecumenical and interfaith contexts, requiring the assessment of emotional and spiritual needs and addressing appropriately. Provides quality care in crisis situations and during the process of dying, death, and bereavement.
Provides emotional and spiritual care to patients, families, and/or staff.
Assesses the spiritual care needs of patients, families, and/or staff and responds appropriately.
Leads interfaith and ecumenical worship services.
Administers and/or facilitates sacramental, rituals, and worship experiences.
Provides emotional and spiritual intervention in crisis situations.
Responds to emergency calls and participates in interdisciplinary rounds on a regular schedule.
Fulfills all requirements of the ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education program.
Performs a variety of miscellaneous activities in support of continuing education and/or spiritual services at assigned facility, which may include: participating in evidence-based research projects and writing related journal articles; collaborating and maintaining community partnerships/relationships; leading educational seminars for staff and/or the hospital community; and/or, performing other related activities.
Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of pastoral/ministry services as normally obtained through the completion of a Masters of Divinity, equivalent or in process. Successful completion of one unit of ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education.
Skilled in being tolerant and empathetic of intense emotions and situations. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact, convey information, provide assistance to a diverse group of individuals and displays a high degree of confidentiality. Skilled in maintaining composure and professional demeanor in difficult, volatile, and stressful situations. Knowledge of crisis intervention and conflict resolution methodologies. Skilled in working independently. Skilled in maintaining documentation of observations and services provided.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, depending on assignment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.