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Chaplain

Company: Geisinger
Location: Nicholson
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Chaplain
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Patient Support, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Evenings
Work Type: Full time
Department: Spiritual Care Team
Date Posted: 04/22/2024
Job ID: R-61352
Job SummaryOffers spiritual and emotional support directly to patients and their families, caregivers, and team members. Responsible for assisting with organization of daily activities as assigned.
Job Duties

  • Functions as a member of the team by attending interdisciplinary team conference, support meetings, and other meetings as appropriate
  • Assesses each patient, family member, and caregiver for spiritual needs and concerns in consultation with other team members
  • Provides direct chaplaincy services (when accepted) to patients, family members, and caregivers of different philosophies and religious perspectives
  • Consults, if requested by patient or family, the patient's clergy of choice and advises them on admission
  • Documents all visits and phone calls in the electronic medical record within an appropriate time frame
  • Provides consultation, counsel, and support to other team members as appropriate
  • Assists with training programs and in-service education as requestedWork is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
    Position Details
    • Hours: - -M-F 12pm-8:30pm
    • Travel: -Less than 25%. Occasional travel to staff meetings
    • Required Experience: -4 CPE
    • Union: Yes -Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. To learn more: ---- -Benefits of working at Geisinger: -
      • Full benefits (health, dental and vision) starting on day one--- -
      • Three medical plan choices, including an expanded network for out-of-area employees and dependents------ -
      • Pre-tax savings plans with healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA) and---a health savings account (HSA)------ -
      • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage------ -
      • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions------ -
      • Generous paid time off (PTO) plan that allows you to accrue time quickly------ -
      • Up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per calendar year------ -
      • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health while earning a financial incentive------ -
      • Family-friendly support including adoption and fertility assistance, parental leave pay, military leave pay and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones------ -
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care. Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more.------ -
      • Voluntary benefits including accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity insurance, identity theft protection, universal life and pet and legal insurance------ -
        EducationMaster's Degree-Related Field of Study (Required)
        Certification(s) and License(s)Ordination/Commissioning or Ecclesiastical Endorsement - Default Issuing Body; Board Certified Chaplain within two years of hire date - Association of Professional Chaplains
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Chaplain, Other , Nicholson, Pennsylvania

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