Helping people feel better isnâ��t just about the treatment we give â�� the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.
From your first day, youâ��ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.
Provides coordination of services to meet patients, families and staff's spiritual needs in a cost-effective manner. Participates in a collaborative process which assesses plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates options and services to meet spiritual needs.
Initiates pastoral contacts with patients and families and offer spiritual/emotional support regarding present illness and its impact on the patientâ��s life, i.e., able to identify and work with grief and loss issues.
Assists patients and families regarding religious, spiritual and cultural practices during their hospital stay. Includes identifying usefulness of religious rituals as part of the healing process.
Accompanies patients, families, as is appropriate in End of Life Care issues; working with issues of forgiveness, reconciliation, guilt, anxiety, etc.
Performs full spiritual assessments that are meaningful to patients and staff.
Ensures that patients, families and staff can access a chaplain and be able to have their spiritual/religious needs met.
Demonstrates ability to discern the spiritual issues of patients, their support persons, and staff, and to provide appropriate and effective support.
Demonstrates understanding of major bioethical principles, facilitates bioethical decision making.
Understands and articulates the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.
Maintains confidentiality in managing information, re: patients, their support persons, and hospital staff.
Understands and utilizes principles of crisis intervention.
THE CHAPLAIN FULL TIME DAYS CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
Required: (from accredited institutions)
Ordination and ecclesiastical endorsement by oneâ��s religious superior. For Catholic priests, endorsement by the Ordinary of the Diocese. Preferred: Masters in Theology, Spirituality, Pastoral Studies or Master of Divinity.
Required: Certification or pursuing certification in the Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or National Association of Jewish Chaplains, with 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education, or its equivalent.
Preferred: Prior experience in hospital ministry.
Required: Leadership; communication and teaching; organizational; interpersonal; team building and collaboration; spiritual assessment; interviewing; documentation; identification of potential risk situations or potential liability, flexibility for multi-site ministry. Preferred: Bilingual (Spanish and English)
Required: Quality improvement process, related health care practices and standards; knowledge and competency in providing spiritual care for patients of diverse faith traditions from infancy thru the geriatric population, current practices, issues and regulations involved in transition planning; spiritual aspects of health care; professional and regulatory standards
Required: Basic computer skills, personal technology tools, and awareness of current use of technology in related field.
Preferred: Advanced computer skills, technology of the specialty.
Required: Must be able to work variable shifts, weekends and/or holidays and take call schedule as required.
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.