Professional Health Care Chaplain job Atlanta Georgia
Professional Health Care Chaplain job Atlanta Georgia
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Professional Health Care Chaplain Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9319678
Location: Atlanta, Georgia Date Posted: 1/22/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Healthcare
Job Code: R184

Job Description:

Essential Job Duties:

Assesses patients and family for spiritual needs and provides appropriate interventions

Identifies and advocates for patients' religious needs for sacramental rites and rituals

Maintains current documentation in patient records

Visits patients and families to provide spiritual care as needed

Leads a worship service on Sunday every other week

Represents and advocates for the patients’ and family’s spiritual needs to the interdisciplinary team

Provides education to staff around current best practices in spiritual care

Provides emotional, spiritual, and grief support for staff as needed

Establishes and nurtures relationships with members of the local religious community to ensure that patients' specific religious/spiritual needs are addressed by appropriate community clergy

Encourages teamwork between chaplains and the interdisciplinary team

Demonstrates appropriate professional boundaries for patients, families, and staff


Utilizes effective communication skills with all patients, family members and staff in a timely, concise, clear and positive manner

Maintains appropriate records in accordance with the medical organization's standards

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree from a theological school accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation

4 Units of Clinical Pastoral Education

Knowledge of best practices and quality indicators for spiritual care within healthcare

Knowledge of current models for spiritual assessment and documentation

Ability to work with clients and staff from diverse spiritual and cultural backgrounds


Two years of experience as a chaplain in a clinical setting

Ordination or ecclesiastical endorsement within religious body

Board certified or certification eligible

Experience within inpatient rehabilitation

Experience with neurological injuries and conditions

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Shepherd Center Company Type:
Company: Shepherd Center

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