Catholic Health Initiatives Chaplain, Jewish Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Chaplain, Jewish Hospital


Days, 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 providers

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 requested

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 (required and preferred):

Four (4) units of ACPE accredited Clinical Pastoral Education required; one year of additional clinical experience as a health care chaplain preferred.

Job Professional Non-Clinical


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0165565

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.