Catholic Health Initiatives Chaplain - Non Cert (PRN) in HOUSTON, Texas

Chaplain - Non Cert (PRN)

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Provides compassionate, supportive quality care to patients, families, caregivers and staff. CHI St. Luke's has the responsibility to treat those seeking care in a way that reverences human dignity. We are called to provide holistic care, an approach not limited to illness or ailment. Thus, we embrace the physical, psychological, social and spiritual dimensions of the human person. Spiritual care Has a full range of pastoral outreaches and responses, such as offering a listening presence, conducting spiritual assessments, and providing support in the face of powerlessness and pain from a new diagnosis, addressing grief and loss, as well as ensuring a ministry of prayer, ritual and sacraments. Chaplains also exhibit an educational component to their roles, including consultation input as a member of an multidisciplinary team. The Chaplain Assistant will also work with the Pastoral Visitors and help coordinate their visits and duties within the hospital.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience:

  1. Five (5) years related work experience

  2. Four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Provide spiritual assessment and pastoral care in assigned areas to patients, families and staff

  2. Interact with the patient care team on units assigned and wherever called to minister. Communicates necessary patient information to other team members through appropriate use of charting. Respects patient confidentiality

  3. Participate in On-call rotation and leadership responsibilities for chapel services, in coordination with other staff members

  4. Promote and support departmental guidelines

Job Professional Non-Clinical

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0156451

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.