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CHAMPAIGN-URBANA JOBS

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Chaplain - Women's and Children's Services

Carle

Carle

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Primary focus in providing spiritual care to patients, families and staff in the Pediatric, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU, Labor and Delivery and Post-/Ante-Partum units.

Residency and/or experience in a Children's Hospital or related unit preferred.

The Chaplain provides pastoral / spiritual care to patients, families and staff according to ethical standards of practice for chaplains and counselors. Participates in on-call rotation with other chaplains. Offers educational seminars when requested. Works collaboratively and as a liaison between pastoral care department and assigned units, committees, and other Carle and non-Carle businesses, organizations, and personnel.



EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Master's Degree in Divinity or Related Field

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
1. All chaplains, full-time, part-time, or PRN, must maintain good standing with a faith group with an endorsement document on file either from faith group or from board certifying body within 90 days of first day of employment. If at any time during employment, a chaplain withdraws from a faith group association or a faith group withdraws endorsement from a chaplain, that chaplain must demonstrate that a process is in place for endorsement by another faith group within one (1) year. 2. Full-time chaplains must achieve board certification within three (3) years of first day of employment unless negotiated prior to hiring with hiring manager. 3. Full-time chaplains must be board certified chaplains who maintain certification requirements or who are eligible to be certified by one of the major chaplain certifying bodies which require certification using common standards and competency requirements. Consult department manager for Carle approved certification details and process.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimal requirement is successful completion of one (1) unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). Full-time chaplains having at least four (4) units of CPE and needing four (4) for board certification, must negotiate a time line for CPE and board certification completion with hiring manager prior to hire.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • 1. All chaplains, full-time, part-time, or PRN, must maintain good standing with a faith group with an endorsement document on file either from faith group or from board certifying body within 90 days of first day of employment. If at any time during employment, a chaplain withdraws from a faith group association or a faith group withdraws endorsement from a chaplain, that chaplain must demonstrate that a process is in place for endorsement by another faith group within one (1) year. 2. Full-time chaplains must achieve board certification within three (3) years of first day of employment unless negotiated prior to hiring with hiring manager. 3. Full-time chaplains must be board certified chaplains who maintain certification requirements or who are eligible to be certified by one of the major chaplain certifying bodies which require certification using common standards and competency requirements. Consult department manager for Carle approved certification details and process.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Must possess the following skills: organization, planning, spiritual assessment, goal setting, team and independent working skills. Knowledge of personality and faith development theories needed for spiritual assessments. Ability to adapt to the unpredictability of trauma or crisis situations. Conducts ethical chaplaincy practice according to the "Common Code of Ethics for Chaplains, Pastoral Counselors, Pastoral Educators and Students" required by board certifying chaplain organizations.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide direct Spiritual Care to patients, staff and families.
  • Clarifies value issues with patients, families and staff to support ethical practices/decisions.
  • Assist in coordination of Spiritual Care for Hospital.
  • In service presentations and educational seminars on spirituality.
  • Community presentations on Spiritual Care and spirituality.
  • May occasionally supervise pastoral care student or volunteer.



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