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Chaplain Services Coordinator

Company: Confluence Health
Location: Wenatchee
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Salary Range$28.77 - $45.93 OverviewLocated in the heart of Washington, we enjoy open skies, snow-capped mountains, and the lakes and rivers of the high desert. We are the proud home of orchards, farms, and small communities. Confluence Health actively supports the communities we serve and their quality of life through our community support program and through our individual efforts as involved community members.Employees of Confluence Health receive a wide range of benefits in addition to compensation.

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
  • CH Wellness Program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Generous Retirement Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Shift DifferentialFor more information on our Benefits & Perks, click SummaryPlans, organizes, directs and monitors all spiritual activities at Central Washington Hospital. Works collaboratively with all health care providers, addressing the spiritual needs of patients and their families. Portrays an image, both within the work environment and the community-at-large, consistent with the behavioral expectations of Central Washington Hospital and with his or her theological beliefs and practices. Provides for staff consultation (e.g. counseling, inservice training, etc.)Position Reports To: VP Sr Inpatient & CNO Essential Functions
  • Has advanced knowledge and ability to communicate effectively to all customers in the organization by listening, personal attentiveness, courtesy, responsiveness and reliability in all interactions.
  • Has intermediate knowledge and ability to minister within a wide spectrum of religious faiths and traditions imparting support and facilitation of spiritual needs.
  • Has basic knowledge and ability to apply effective leadership principles demonstrated by:
    • Interviewing and selecting chaplain volunteers;
    • Coordinating and supervising chaplain volunteers; and
    • Facilitating constructive resolution of conflict and negativity.
    • Basic knowledge of regulatory requirements.
    • Has advanced knowledge, skill and ability in the principles of critical thinking which is demonstrated by:
      • Ability to plan utilizing proactive behavior by anticipating problems and identifying opportunities for earlyminterventions;
      • Consulting, seeking input or feedback from other departments in the organization.
      • Work closely with health care team members in the delivery of a comprehensive health care plan.
      • Perform extensive patient visitation within the hospital. Facilitate spiritual counseling for Hospice and hemodialysis patients.
      • Respond to staff referrals in a timely fashion.
      • Document all pastoral visits providing a concise summation of conversation.
      • Maintain an on-call system which provides the hospital with 24 hour pastoral care coverage.
      • Serve as an active member of the Hospice and Dialysis Interdisciplinary Teams.
      • Available to attend patient care conferences.
      • Serve as an active member of the Ethics Committee.
      • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer Chaplain Assistants who provide patient visitation.
      • Plan and facilitate monthly training sessions for volunteer chaplains.
      • Maintain an active network of relationships with local clergy to support the pastoral care of patients and family members. Upon request of patient or family, notifies clergy of the patient's presence in the hospital.
      • Provide educational programs to local churches and community groups.
      • Provide weekly worship services for the Transitional Care Unit.
      • Conduct worship services for patients and/or family as requested.
      • Conduct funeral/memorial services for families of patients as requested.
      • Conduct services for staff to memorialize patients and other staff members as requested.
      • Participate on special task teams.
      • Collaborate with managers to be a resource person to departments and units.
      • Other duties as assigned.
      • Address patients, visitors, families, and co-workers in a pleasant and respectful manner. Display courtesy at all times.
      • Respond quickly and appropriately to all inquiries and requests.
      • Assist co-workers without being asked.
      • Display an unhurried and caring manner with visitors, families and co-workers when performing duties.
      • Maintain confidentiality of all patient, hospital or physician information. Refrain from gossip and speak in low tones in all appropriate areas.
      • Demonstrate a pleasing disposition and sensitivity to visitors', families' and co-workers' needs.
      • Perform related assignments as requested in order to promote positive visitor, family and co-worker relations.
        • Communicate, cooperate and perform related duties with other co-workers in your department and in other departments in a courteous and efficient manner to achieve overall hospital goals and objectives.
        • Greet all visitors, families, co-workers, patients, and physicians in a courteous, respectful and professional manner at all times. Respond to all visitors, clients, families and co-workers with empathy and positive interpersonal skills at all times.
        • Handle all requests with a positive attitude at the time the request is made.
        • Assume the responsibility for maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all those working or being care for in the hospital, outpatient, or home setting.
        • Demonstrate a commitment to providing the highest and most reliable quality service available on a daily basis.
        • Strive for positive change in your work area. Cooperate with team members in a constructive and supportive manner.
        • Be responsible for addressing inappropriate or unacceptable behavior on the part of a co-worker(s) in your department.
        • Demonstrate ethical conduct and practices.
        • Portray an image, both within the work environment and within the community-at-large, consistent with the behavioral expectation of Central Washington Hospital and with his/her theological beliefs and practices.
        • Demonstrate appropriate time and task management skills in order to meet the responsibilities and expectations of the position. Demonstrate independent judgment and initiative.
        • Maintain professional competency through continuing education and related training.
        • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the emotional and/or spiritual needs of patients in varying stages of the life cycle.
        • Willing to become knowledgeable about medical terminology related to patient care.
        • Maintain endorsement of appropriate ecclesiastical body.
        • Attend meetings with local ecclesiastical governing body.Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times Position RequirementsBeing fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement of working at Confluence Health. Religious and medical exemptions will be considered upon request. QualificationsRequired:
          • Graduate of a seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.
          • Three (3) years' of experience in parish ministry or in an institutional chaplaincy position.
          • Three (3) units of Clinical Pastoral Education.
          • Endorsed by the appropriate ecclesiastical body.
          • Denominational responsibilities.
            • Maintain endorsement of appropriate ecclesiastical body.
            • Attend meetings with local ecclesiastical governing body.
            • Member of Association of Professional Chaplains.
            • Must possess basic computer skills related to Windows navigation, mouse usage, keyboarding, email communication and password management.Desired:
              • Not Specified. Physical/Sensory DemandsO = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:
                • Walking - F
                • Sitting/Standing - F
                • Reaching: Shoulder Height - O
                • Reaching: Above shoulder height - O
                • Reaching: Below shoulder height - O
                • Climbing - O
                • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less - O
                • Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
                • Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds - O
                • Lifting: 25 pounds or less - O
                • Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
                • Lifting: Over 50 pounds - O
                • Carrying: 25 pounds or less - O
                • Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds - O
                • Carrying: Over 50 pounds - O
                • Crawling/Kneeling - O
                • Bending/Stooping/Crouching - O
                • Twisting/Turning - O
                • Repetitive Movement - OWorking Conditions:
                  • Not Specified.Job Classification:
                    • FLSA: Non-exempt
                    • Hourly/Salary: HourlyPhysical Exposures For This Position:
                      • Unprotected Heights - No
                      • Heat - No
                      • Cold - No
                      • Mechanical Hazards - No
                      • Hazardous Substances - No
                      • Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential - Yes
                      • Lighting - Yes
                      • Noise - No
                      • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation - No
                      • Infectious Diseases - Yes

Keywords: Confluence Health, Everett , Chaplain Services Coordinator, Other , Wenatchee, Washington

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