Chaplain (0.001 FTE, Rotating)

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Category: Patient Services
Job Type: Part-Time
Req: 13336
FTE: 0.001

Patient Services

0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Rotating Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Responsible for responding to needs of patients, family members and staff, designated in consultation with the Director, Chaplaincy Services and functions as a member of the Chaplaincy Service staff. Coordinate all services to a specific in-patient unit(s); serving as chaplain on assigned patient unit(s); and participate as staff for the Chaplaincy Service in care conferences for such units. Provide spiritual care assessment, intervention and support for patients and their families.

Essential Functions

• Assists in reviewing and initiating programs within the department.

• Coordinates care with Guest Services colleagues as needed.

• Coordinates care with Patient and Family Services Division colleagues as needed

• Encourages an interfaith emphasis which enables patients and family members to draw upon their own religious and spiritual resources.

• Ensures appropriate spiritual care assessment and intervention for patients, family and visitors.

• Helps to coordinate religious and volunteer responsibilities with the CPE interns and residents as well as volunteers.

• Participates as a member of the Spiritual Care/ Chaplaincy Service staff team.

• Participates as an alternate in the on-call rotation, when needed.

• Serves as a liaison to area congregations as requested.

• Serves as staff person on interdisciplinary teams for designated units.

• Participates as an alternate in the on-call rotation, including evening shift 4:00pm-12:00midnight, when needed

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Bachelor's degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or university

Education: Four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), Graduation from an ATS accredited seminary or school of theology

Experience: Three (3) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience;


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Ability and stamina to minister to patients/residents/clients with varying physical and mental dysfunctions.

• Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.

• Ability to energize team members.

• Ability to establish and maintain excellent client relationships, exhibit exemplary interpersonal skills and exercise sound judgment and professionalism in business and personnel matters.

• Ability to provide leadership and influence others.

• Ability to remain calm under pressure and apply sound judgment.

• Ability to solve problems and identify solutions.

• Ability to speak and write effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.