The Pediatric Chaplain Fellow learns and functions as a member of the chaplaincy care and education department, providing spiritual care as part of the holistic, multidisciplinary team approach when helping patients deal with or recover from their illness or injury.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Learns and provides relationally-grounded, outcomes-oriented, and research-informed chaplaincy care to culturally and spiritually diverse Baylor Scott & White Health patients, family, and staff.
Participates in an educational component during the period of their fellowship.
Utilizes the resources of both the chaplains and the academic/research health care setting to improve clinical and theological learning as well as learning about the scientific and ethical dimensions of healthcare research and treatment.
Analyzes the chaplaincy care provided to include a detailed analysis of spiritual assessment, needs/interventions/outcomes, theological & behavioral dynamics, and how the care was or could be informed by research.
Develops presentations and presents research findings when necessary and as required by program.
Designs plan for developing advanced spiritual skills in one or more areas of practice.
Develops relationships with (area) local churches, community agencies and service organizations and seminaries that supports OMM?s mission, and the student?s focus of ministry and research. Baylor Scott & White Health community
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of philosophical systems and religions.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of pastoral care and the role of a chaplain in an institutional setting.
Knowledge of the religious beliefs and practices of various faiths, groups, and denominations.
Able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in writing.
Interpersonal and listening skills.
Skill in counseling patients, family members and staff.
Ability to counsel and comfort individuals during periods of stress.
Ability to actively participate as a member of a professional therapeutic team.
Ability to continue pastoral professional development.
Enrolled in an accredited ACPE CEC program or approved research specialty in specialized ministry.
Denominational endorsement for chaplaincy preferred.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Masters'
- EXPERIENCE - 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Cln Pastoral Education (CPE-U): 4 Units ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE Level II Outcomes).
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!