Chaplain I, II, Masters (Casual)
Job ID: R028988
Primary Location: Duluth, Minnesota
St Marys Medical Center
45260 Chaplaincy Services
This position provides comprehensive spiritual care to patients of all ages and their families. Services include but are not limited to, individual patient/resident support related to spiritual care, family support and prayer as well as employee support. Provide support to patients and families facing grief and end of life issues, to include assisting with decision making and Advanced Care Planning. Lead religious ceremonies of worship, rituals and other spiritual care programs as directed. Documents care and support provided and participates in meetings and educational programs. These services are provided on an on-going basis as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Serves patients in outpatient, inpatient, and residential facilities depending on Essentia Health location. Participate and/or lead committees, department improvement initiatives, and mentoring of CPE interns and other team members as directed. Develop and deliver education to different disciplines as directed.
Master’s degree in theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field
Successful Completion of 1 ACPE accredited units of CPE
Membership in NACC (National Association of Catholic Chaplains) or APC (Association of Professional Chaplains) NAJC (National Association of Jewish Chaplains) is preferred.
Certification with the NACC or APC preferred.
Special Requirement: Ecclesiastical endorsement: For a Catholic priest/minister or vowed religious by his/her superior and the local Bishop.
For a Catholic lay person: Denomination endorsement (by Pastor, bishop, or church authority)
Chaplains from other faith traditions/denominations need to provide letter of endorsement from their denomination by Pastor, bishop, or Religious authority.
Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.
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