Provides and coordinates pastoral and spiritual care services to the patients, family members and staff. Serves as advocate to assist families and patients as needed. Serves as support person for staff members as needed and conducts or coordinates special or regular chapel services as needed. Participates in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing for hospital staff. Participates in orientation of Chaplain and ongoing meetings regarding the spiritual care department.
Masters of Divinity degree or graduate from seminary or theological school. Completed at least two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Must have a minimum of two years of ministerial experience.
CPR is required for any RN, LPN, PCT, Patient Transporter or other direct patient care provider. Emergency Department, Intensive Care Units, PACU, Medical Emergency Team and Anesthesia require ACLS. Pediatrics, SICU, Emergency Department and Medical Emergency Team also require PALS.