The Chaplain Resident 1 provides compassionate spiritual and emotional support for all Baylor Scott & White Health patients, family members and staff, regardless of faith background or religious affiliation as part of a holistic, multidisciplinary team approach. Serves in a residency program of one (1) year duration in accordance with the Clinical Pastoral Education Program accredited by ACPE:The Standard for Spiritual Care and Education and Baylor Scott & White Health policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Fulfills CPE requirements; continues professional development of behavior-based competencies in the delivery of spiritual care services.
Organizes, promotes, and conducts religious services for patients, their families and staff including weekly worship, memorial services, baptisms, weddings, anointing and coordinating bereavement needs.
Works collaboratively with the Professional Chaplain who serves as a ?Mentor? in the resident?s provision of spiritual care within the context of the interdisciplinary teams context.
Supports the end-of-life care for patients by offering spiritual support and counseling to patients and families.
Collaborates with physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and ancillary staff as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team in assessing patient needs and to strengthen patient care.
Properly documents spiritual care and pastoral assessments and care within the EPIC templates.
Conducts a pastoral assessment of a patient's spiritual and emotional status and the need for spiritual care.
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.
Enrollment in or completed a Master's degree in theology studies or closely related discipline at an institution accredited by a member of the council for higher education accreditation preferred.
Denominational endorsement for chaplaincy, ordination or commissioning to ministry 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 - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Cln Pastoral Education (CPE-U): ACPE; The Standard for Spiritual Care and Education.
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!