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Banner Hospice of Northern Colorado provides high-quality, comprehensive, and compassionate end-of-life care throughout northern Colorado, including Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley and surrounding communities. We provide care in patient's homes, independent or assisted livings facilities and skilled nursing homes. Care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As a Chaplian with Banner Hospice, you will play a role in offering a range of end-of-life care options, providing the compassionate, dignified, individualized support our patients and families may need, no matter their age or diagnosis.
In this role, you will be responsible for spiritual support of the patient and family during the End of Life Process. You will make visits at the patients homes, skilled or ALF facilities and/or hospitals. This position will provide flexible hours to support a strong life/work balance
This position is part time and will be scheduled 20 hours per week. The salary range for this position is $24.54 - $36.81 depending on experience and education.
Banner Home Care provides high-quality, compassionate team of professionals who are specially trained in a variety of fields. The care we provide focuses on assisting patients to achieve an optimum level of health and enhancing the quality of life in the home setting for patients. Our home care services are based on a physician's plan of treatment and designed to manage total care. We also educate patients and families to promote an understanding of the disease process, its prevention and treatment.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for providing facility chaplaincy services to ensure the purpose and objectives of the program are met, which includes providing intensive and extensive emotional and spiritual care to patients, families, and staff in ecumenical and interfaith contexts, requiring the assessment and documentation of emotional and spiritual needs and addressing appropriately. Administers sacramental, religious and/or priestly duties. Provides quality care in crisis situations and during the process of dying, death, and bereavement.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Provides emotional and spiritual care to patients, families, and/or staff.
2. Assesses and documents the spiritual care needs of patients, families, and/or staff and responds appropriately.
3. Provides emotional and spiritual intervention in crisis situations.
4. Administers and/or facilitates sacramental, ritual, and devotional experiences. Leads interfaith and ecumenical worship services.
5. Responds to emergency calls and participates in an on-call rotation schedule.
6. May assist in orienting, training, and coordinating the work of Spiritual Care Volunteers and/or, where applicable, Chaplain Interns.
7. Performs a variety of miscellaneous activities in support of continuing education and/or spiritual services at assigned facility, which may include: participating in evidence-based research projects and writing related journal articles; collaborating and maintaining community partnerships/relationships; providing educational and consultative seminars for the hospital community staff, peers, and (where applicable, to Clinical Pastoral Education students,) on topics such as, spiritual assessment, death and dying, grief, ministry skills, prayer, and spirituality; updating, maintaining, and distributing spiritual literature; and/or, performing other related activities.
8. Articulates and demonstrates continuous quality improvement utilizing processes that include consideration of all stakeholders. Fosters an environment that focuses on excellence in processes and outcomes.
9. This position is responsible for providing spiritual care at assigned facility/facilities or off-sight location. Participates in spiritual care teams and/or committees. Internal customers include patient care teams, physicians, staff, and volunteers. External customers include patients, family members, faith communities, and area clergy.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of pastoral/ministry services as normally obtained through the completion of a Masters of Divinity or equivalent from an accredited institution and a working knowledge of pastoral care principles and practices as normally demonstrated through a minimum of two years relevant experience. 1600 hours of supervised work in clinical pastoral education (preferred, not required, at rural facilities, BUMC-T and BUMC-S). Eligibility for ordination or commission to function in professional ministry and in good standing with appropriate religious authority. Faith group endorsement in specialized pastoral care.
Eligibility for board certification by a nationally recognized professional organization, such as Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, National Association of Jewish Chaplains.
Skilled in being tolerant and empathetic of intense emotions and situations. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact, convey information, provides assistance to a diverse group of individuals and displays a high degree of confidentiality. Skilled in maintaining composure and professional demeanor in difficult, volatile, and stressful situations. Skilled in performing a variety of pastoral roles and functions. Skilled in crisis intervention and conflict resolution methodologies. Skilled in working independently. Skilled in maintaining documentation of observations and services provided.
Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson or BUMC-P Whole Health Counseling must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Ordained, if applicable by faith group and endorsed for chaplaincy by a recognized faith group or equivalent as evidenced by Board Certification (BCC) by a nationally recognized professional organization, such as Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, National Association of Jewish Chaplains. Additional related education and/or experience preferred. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred, depending on assignment.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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