Provide a full ministry of pastoral care and spiritual support and counseling to patients, families, and staff in assigned areas within hospital, hospice, or community programs.
Level I:-Provide immediate and long-term assessment of the spiritual situation and needs of the persons in the assigned areas.-On referral and at the chaplain's initiative, provide pastoral care and counseling, to include the full range of sacraments and rituals of the religious community.-For persons of other faith perspectives who wish ministry from within their faith, identify and make referrals to appropriate and available clergy or religious leaders in the community.-Provide support to hospital staff in the assigned areas through individual counseling and through structured group meetings.-Participate in the assessment, education and resolution of medical ethical issues in the assigned areas.-Develop the pastoral component in interdisciplinary teams in assigned areas.Level II:-Develop a program of outreach to community clergy and religious leaders for the purpose of creating adjunct chaplaincy-Provide administrative supervision for chaplain residents and interns assigned to this chaplain’s area-Conduct ongoing pastoral evaluation and pastoral research programs in assigned areas-Conduct seminars with focus on specific pastoral care issues for chaplain residents and interns.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Level I:Skills in crisis intervention.Ability to provide ministry in high stress environment Skills in pastoral assessment Physically capable of sustained work in high stress environment.Level II:Skills in supervising the clinical work of chaplain interns and residents
Level II:Development of administrative and mentoring skills for coordinating and administering a pastoral care spiritual support ministry in a major component of the health system, to include participation in the training programs for chaplain interns and residents
Duke Entity DUKE RALEIGH HOSPITAL
Job Family Level F1
Full Time / Part Time PART TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
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Master of Divinity or equivalent degree.Level I:Completion of one year's residency in Clinical Pastoral Education.Level II:Completion of a second year residency in Clinical Pastoral Education
Level I:Six months pastoral ministry, in church or institution.Level II:Three years of experience as a clinical chaplain
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Level I:Eligible for certification as "Board Certified Chaplain" by the Association of Professional Chaplains.Denominational Endorsement.Level II Clinical membership in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education,Inc (preferred)