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Chaplain

  • Job ID: 93583297
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Shifts 10:00 a.m.until 6:30 p.m. with on call
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Department: Pastoral Care
  • Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $21.22 to $36.63 / hour

Description

Provides pastoral care to all patients and their families.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand consensus building and negotiation.
  • Communicate well in a professional exchange of ideas with staff.
  • Share on-call responsibilities.
  • Provide pastoral care in routine and emergent situations.
  • Lead worship as scheduled.
  • Attend staff meetings and paraticipate in setting goals.
  • Complete required documentation.
  • Offer expertise in leading groups and continuing education.
  • Working in/contributing to life of interfaith team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of department standards and policiees.
  • Seek opportunities for continuing education.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings as required.
  • Commitment to patient/family/staff centered pastoral care.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Theology, Divinity or related counseling field.
  • Understanding of health care ministry.
  • Knowledge of religious values and traditions.
  • Minimum 4 units Clinical Pastoral Education preferred.
  • Hospital based experience highly preferred
  • Spiritual maturity and emotional stability.

Knowledge and skills necessary to provide pastoral care to patients served. Must know the principles of growth and development to age-specific needs. Ability to work in a multi-cultural setting. Sensitivity to multi-cultural/religious diversity. Ability to adapt to on-going change.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Ordination or Commission to function in a ministry of pastoral care and endorsement by his/her denomination authority.

Professional certification or eligibility as Chaplain from a national certifying organization (e.g., The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy, the Association of Professional Chaplains, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, the National Association of Jewish Chaplains).

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  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

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