Schedule: Per Diem, hours flexible as needed-potentially 8-20 hours per week
This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes pastoral needs of patients, families and staff. The chaplain, through professional training and certification, assists patients to understand more fully life’s events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being. From the patient’s life experience, the staff chaplain may offer prayer or reflection. The staff chaplain practices and promotes the mission, vision and values of ALMH and encourages employees in their living of the mission, vision and values.
Knowledge, Training, Work Experiences:
A bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry, theology or a related field.
Has at least one unit of CPE and is working towards becoming certified or professionally recognized by an appropriate certifying organization (National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Association of Professional Chaplains, Association of Clinical Pastoral
Education or the American Association of Pastoral Counselors).
One year of pastoral experience.
Ability to lead and coordinate prayer.
Solid standing within his or her denomination, as evidenced by ecclesiastical endorsement.
Ability and desire to work with clergy of varying faith backgrounds.
Experience in working as part of a team, good communication skills.