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Chaplain Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Chaplain Huntsman Cancer Hospital

Requisition Number 
25696
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
PRN
Shift 
Variable
Work Schedule 
PRN/Variable
Location Name 
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Patient Care? 
Yes
City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
HCH CST 60N PATIENT FAMILY SPT
Category 
Patient Care Support / Technicians

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

 

This position provides pastoral, spiritual and ecumenical care and support to patients, their families and staff.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Responds to calls from units regarding spiritual and pastoral needs for patients and family.
  • Establishes and nurtures outside networks of members of the religious community to ensure specific spiritual and emotional needs of patients are addressed by appropriate ecclesiastical persons.
  • Organizes and promotes religious services for patients, their families and staff including weekly worship, memorial services, baptisms, weddings, anointing and coordinating bereavement needs.
  • Provides orientation to community clergy, volunteers and staff relating to services available by pastoral care staff.
  • Meets with direct patient care staff prior to visiting with patient and family to understand scope of needs and how to support multi-disciplinary treatment team.
  • Participates on committees and with the educational mission of the hospital.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
  • Ability to adhere to separation of church and state requirements as addressed in the Utah State Code.
  • Demonstrated respect and support for individual faith groups.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Candidate must be eligible or possess BCCI Certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains. Certification through NAJC or NACC will also be considered.

Qualifications (Preferred)

  • Candidate must be eligible for or possess BCCI Certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains. Certification through NAJC or NACC will also be considered.  This would include:
    • Master’s Level Theological Degree
    • 4 units ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education
  • 1 year experience beyond CPE as a Chaplain in a hospital setting
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Listening, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking