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Chaplain I (Casual/As Needed)

Job ID: R025240

Primary Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Building Location
32nd Avenue Building
45261 Chaplaincy Services

Job Description:
This position provides spiritual care to patients of all ages and their families. Services include but are not limited to, individual patient/resident support related to spiritual matters, family support, and prayer. Provide support to patients and families who are facing grief and end of like issues to include assisting with decision making and Advanced Care Planning. May assist or occasionally lead religious ceremonies of worship, rituals and other spiritual care programs as directed. Documents care and counseling 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.

Education Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field


3 years professional experience in related field, necessary to gain understanding in the relationship of pastoral care to medial care.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Successful completion of 1 ACPE accredited unit of CPE.

Associate Membership in NACC (National Association of Catholic Chaplains) or APC (Association of Professional Chaplains) or NAJC (National Association of Jewish Chaplains) is strongly preferred.

Shift Rotation
Day/Eve/Night Rotation (United States of America)
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Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, 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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