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Hospice Chaplain, PRN

Company: At Twilight Missouri
Location: independence
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Twilight Missouri - Join our teamAt Twilight Hospice & Palliative Careas we expand our talent and services to impact many families, caregivers, and patients in need of compassionate, quality care.At Twilightprides ourselves on quality, integrity, compassion, and innovation. Join a team who exemplifies heart, service and collaboration as we continue growing our unified vision and team. Position DescriptionPrimary function is to provide spiritual care to patients/caregivers of all age groups and perform spiritual assessments, provide spiritual/pastoral support and make referrals to meet the needs of the patient/family. Principal ResponsibilitiesAssess hospice patient/family to identify spiritual needs and develop individualized spiritual plan of care. Collaborate with local clergy as needed. Assist in development and update of the comprehensive POC. Conduct services of prayer, worship and ritual for patient/families, as appropriate, offering different philosophies and belief opportunities to discuss and share. Provide individual patient/family counseling, crisis intervention, information and assistance with preparations of advance directives, funeral planning issues and transfer of responsibilities relative to legal and fiscal issues. Work with IDT, participating in the ongoing POC, developing, documenting, and evaluating responses to interventions in order to update the POC to meet spiritual needs of patient and family. Work with other staff, resolving spiritual/ pastoral/ethical issues. Be available for bereavement or counseling needs. Use effective interpersonal relations and communication skills to work with family members as needed and to assist in planning for discharge and for bereavement, utilizing local clergy as needed. Complete appropriate documentation in a timely manner. Assess patient/family response to and satisfaction with care. Make visits to patient/family prior to death and be available to the family during the bereavement period as needed. Meet mandatory continuing education requirements of the agency and participate in in-service programs. Promote Agency philosophy and administrative policies to ensure quality of care. Qualifications College degree preferred; Masters of Divinity preferred (or 2 years experience with 1 year being in healthcare) State Drivers License One (1) year experience as a Chaplain in a health care institution preferred Working knowledge of community spiritual resources Location: Varies - Kansas City, MO & surrounding areas Pay is hourly. Competitive within the industry and will be discussed upon interview. If you are interested in joining our team and advancing your career with a great company please submit your resume.

Keywords: At Twilight Missouri, Independence , Hospice Chaplain, PRN, Other , independence, Missouri

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