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Hospice Chaplain/Volunteer Coordinator in Dallas, TX at Ensign Services

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

The Hospice Chaplain is responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to patients and families/caregivers of Custom Care Home Health and Hospice, either directly or through coordination of care with other spiritual counselors.

Responsibilities:

Assures spiritual assessment of patients and families/caregivers in the hospice program

Provides direct spiritual care to patients and families/caregivers

Maintains records of spiritual care services utilization and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policies and procedures review and revision through HomeCare HomeBase system

Documents direct services and ongoing communication

Attends patient care conference and interdisciplinary group meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary group

Provides consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary group regarding spiritual care

Plans periodic memorial services to meet the needs of personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/counselors working with the hospice team

Assists in supervision of spiritual care volunteers when assigned to patients/caregivers

Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications

Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (BD, MDiv, or equivalent theological degree)

Experience working with death and dying - individuals/family/caregivers

Ability to work as a member of the interdisciplinary team/group

Comfort in an interfaith setting

Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care

Must be able to pass a criminal background check, drug screening, and maintain a valid drivers license and motor vehicle insurance

Hospice/experience preferred

The employer for this position is stated in the job posting. Ensign Services, Inc. provides recruiting services for operations in the skilled nursing, assisted living, home health and hospice industries.

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