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Chaplain (Part-time)

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Chaplain (Part-time)

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Senior Community Care of Eckert/Montrose

OBJECTIVE: Under the supervision of the Director of Social Services plans, organizes and implements ministry services to Senior Community Care participants and families. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assessment, teaching and counseling to participant, caregiver or other appropriate representatives. The Ministry guidance could include individual participant contacts; appropriate collateral contacts; participant and families, assessment and counseling; provision of resources; ongoing case management; support from a palliative and end-of-life care perspective, advocacy to ensure participant and caregiver needs are met and addressed. The Chaplain is the ministerial liaison between the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), caregiver representatives, and community agencies.

Schedule: Full time and Part-time Position available

Compensation: $47,000-$55,000

Job Requirements:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

1. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four (4) year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Working knowledge of current word processing systems, e-mail.

3. Possesses well-developed interpersonal skills.

4. Team oriented and has ability to work effectively with internal and external customers.

5. Good communicator.

6. Must be organized and enter participant records data in a timely manner according to SCC guidelines.

7. Possesses good customer service and conflict resolution skills.

1. Functions as a consultative member of the Interdisciplinary Team.

2. Participates in Interdisciplinary Team meetings as needed; communicates participant changes, collaborates on plan of care decisions and coordination for twenty-four (24) hour care delivery.

3. Acts as facilitator for meetings with participant, family and/or caregivers to assist with spiritual issues regarding the aging process, dementia, grief and loss, end of life, plan of care and any other spiritual needs.

4. Prepares and delivers sermons, devotions, memorial services and other talks.

5. Attends and participates in End-of-Life program meetings, visits, and related care.

6. Oversees the End-of-Life bereavement program.

7. Regularly enters progress notes in EMR after conducting participant interactions.

8. Meets with participants to assess spiritual needs and enters that information in the EMR in accordance with SCC guidelines.

9. Works closely with supervisor to update information on tasks and spiritual guidance delivered.

10. Responds to emails and messages within 24 workday hours.

11. Counsels those in spiritual need and comforts bereaved.

12. Is responsible for adherence to program cultural standards (SCC Fundamentals) including supporting the development and integration of these standards within the team through modeling, coaching, and accountability.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily works in nursing home. Must be able to travel as required by job responsibilities. Works in office areas as well as throughout the facilities. Interacts with staff, consultants and government agencies. May be subject to hostile and/or emotionally upset staff.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to meet these demands.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally required to life up to ten (10) pounds.

VOANS, we celebrate sharing, encouraging and embracing diversity. Equal employment opportunities are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that blending individual strengths and unique personal differences nurtures and supports our organizations’ shared commitment to our mission and creates an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to do their personal best.

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Orchard City, CO

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Health Care, Nonprofit - Social Services


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