Providence Chaplain, On Call Pool in Milwaukie, Oregon
Providence is calling a Chaplain, On Call Pool to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, Oregon and Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City, Oregon. Coverage will include weekday evenings and nights and weekends. Monthly schedules vary and arranged in advance.
We are seeking a Chaplain, On Call Pool that will provide spiritual and emotional support, guidance, and crisis intervention to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, caregivers, and physicians. Other responsibilities include: ethical decision-making, documenting care and interactions with patients and their families. This position provides services as part of an on-call rotation for both Willamette Falls and Milwaukie Hospitals.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Provide emotional and spiritual care to those who are served by the healthcare system and their family members
Establish in person personal contact with patients and their families:
Assess emotional and spiritual needs, and ministers to those needs
Gives appropriate referrals to other disciplines as necessary.Assess emotional and spiritual needs, and ministers to those needs
Document care provided and complete a written report of all calls in the Electronic Health Record (EPIC) according to department standard in a timely manner, but no later than end of each shift
Provide support and guides employees and physicians dealing with issues that arise during the course of their work
Carry a pager and respond to calls concerning traumas, codes, deaths and other emergencies
Return page within 10 minutes, and report to work with 30 minutes of receiving a request
Maintain professional expertise through appropriate educational opportunities
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Master's Degree in Theology, Divinity -OR- related field
Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (N.A.C.C.) or Association of Professional Chaplains (A.P.C), or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (N.A.J.C.), Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C)
Certification eligible clinical chaplain candidates will be expected to complete their board certification within two (2) years of hire
Documentation of current ecclesial endorsement or support of sponsoring religious group
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care
Req ID: 267296