Chaplain

UnityPoint Health

Requisition ID
2021-104303
Category
Spiritual Care
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
290 Blairs Ferry Rd NE
Affiliate
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
SN Visits- Hosp- CR
State
IA
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
PRN, As Needed
Work Type (Portal Searching)
As Needed

Overview

Chaplain

UnityPoint at Home

Cedar Rapids, IA

PRN, As Needed

 

Primarily responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to meet the social, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients and families/caregivers, either directly or through coordination of care with other spiritual counselors. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the development of the interdisciplinary team plan of care to meet individual spiritual  
  • needs. 
  • Maintain record of spiritual care services and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policies and procedures. 
  • Document direct services and ongoing communication with community chaplains, spiritual counselors and hospice interdisciplinary team. 
  • Attend Interdisciplinary Team meetings and complete all associated documentation in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Provide consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary group on spiritual care. 
  • Meets measures as determined and required for job productivity and performance improvement.  
  • Provide bereavement follow up services as requested. 
  • Arrange for on-call availability of chaplaincy services. 
  • Conduct or make arrangements for funeral or memorial services for patients as requested. 
  • Assist in planning periodic memorial services to meet the needs of personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/spiritual counselors working with the hospice team. 
  • Develop and maintain a resource group of clergy to whom specific aspects of spiritual care may be delegated. 
  • Recruit community chaplains, spiritual counselors, and spiritual care volunteers adequately to meet patient/ family/caregiver needs. 
  • Develop community contacts and offer education through congregations about hospice care. 
  • Provide educational programs for community clergy, religious and lay representatives as resources allow.  
  • Provide educational in-services to the hospice and community. 
  • Serves as liaison and support to community chaplains and spiritual counselors. 
  •  

Qualifications

  • Graduate of accredited school of theology, or related Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 2 units of CPE 
  • Ordination in a particular religious group and/or endorsed and in good standing from an ecclesiastical governing body 
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. 
  • Valid Mandatory Reporter course  
  • completion by state(s) requirement  
  • CPR Certification. 

Job ID: 78693

Posted 20 days ago

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