Providence Health & Services Clinical Chaplain - Elder at Home (0.9 FTE, Days) in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Clinical Chaplain to Providence's Elder at Home program in Portland, OR. Elder at Home was created to meet the needs of our most medically fragile patients by providing multidisciplinary support in the patient's home. Previous experience with Geriatric Care is desired.
This is a (0.9 FTE, Days) work schedule, anticipated to consist of alternating weeks of 5 8-hour days and 4 8-hour days, Monday through Friday. This position will support patients in East Portland.
In this position you will:
Provide spiritual and emotional support and guidance to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, caregivers and physicians.
Support the decision makers with skills in theology, ethics, and ecumenical approaches to faith communities as applied to healthcare.
Required Qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree in theology, divinity or a related field
Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (N.A.C.C.), Association of Professional Chaplains (A.P.C), National Association of Jewish Chaplains (N.A.J.C.), or Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C.); certification eligible clinical chaplain candidates will be expected to complete their board certification within 2 years of hire date
Documentation of current ecclesial endorsement or support of sponsoring religious group
As applicable due to a Ministry''s business needs (i.e. Elder at Home), a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix will be required at time of hire.
- Experienced in Geriatric care
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care
Req ID: 139794