Catholic Health Initiatives Chaplain, Chaplaincy Services, Jewish Hospital, PRN in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Chaplain, Chaplaincy Services, Jewish Hospital, PRN


As part of the interdisciplinary health care team, the

chaplain provides extensive and intensive spiritual care to patients, families,

and staff from diverse spiritual/religious backgrounds with respect for the

dignity and unique experience of each person.

Gathers and evaluates relevant information pertinent to the

holistic care of patients and their families

Developes and implements spiritual care plans to promote the

well-being of care recepients, including but not limited to crisis

intervention, spiritual care and counseling, assistance with

religious/spiritual rituals

Provides spiritual care and counseling for patients and

their families in response to referrals and through proactive rounding

Documents assessments and interventions in the Electronic

Medical Record

Collaborates with other care providers to promote the

well-being of patients and their families

Provides spiritual care to employees and affiliates through

group and individual interactions

Respects the confidentiality of information from all sources,

including the care recipient, legal, or organizational records, and other care


Serves as a liaison to community clergy and collaborates

with community clergy in the care for aptients and their families

Provides spiritual care to the organization in ways

consonant with the organization’s values and mission statement.

Provides staff and community education on matters of

spirituality and spiritual care

Makes referrals to community resources as appropriate

Provides ethical counseling to customers as indicated and


Participates in on-call rotation

Other duties as assigned.


Education /Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

Master’s degree in Divinity, Spirituality, or equivalent

from an accredited institution and elligibility for board certification through

BCCi, NACC, or NAJC (Neshama) required.

Experience (requiredand preferred):

Four (4) units of ACPE accredited Clinical Pastoral

Education required; one year of additional clinical experience as a health care

chaplain preferred.

  • For

those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education

required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to

beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection

of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation

of education.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organizationvalues and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at alltimes.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive dataat all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of teammembers.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interactseffectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and thebroader health care community.

CatholicHealth Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Spiritual Care


Daily Schedule Varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0117867