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Chaplain Hospice

CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center University Place, Washington
Requisition ID 2021-191541 Employment Type Full Time Department Hospice Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Standard Hours Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  


As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
    Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
    Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Job Summary:

In this role, you will provide spiritual care to patients, families, and staff.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Delivering direct spiritual care that is appropriate for the recipient’s spirituality, culture, religious preference and health status;
  • Working closely with care managers, interdisciplinary care teams, social workers, nursing and medical staff to provide spiritual care insights;
  • Completing required documentation;
  • Providing direct spiritual consultation and spiritual and emotional support for staff experiencing work-related or personal stress, including being available for private conversations while respecting work schedules and locating private space for counseling;
  • Collaborating with Clinical Pastoral Education students, volunteers, and local clergy to extend spiritual care services;
  • Providing education and ethical consultation for patients, family, staff and volunteers; and
  • Adhering to and exhibiting CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

As a Chaplain, you will most likely be assigned to service with specific service lines, however, may be temporarily assigned or reassigned at management's discretion.


Education/Work Experience:

Incumbents must meet the educational requirements of the National Accreditation of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge, skills and abilities. (Note: Each certifying body requires a unique Master’s degree; please refer to the specific association for most current requirements).


Currently certified as a Chaplain (by NACC, APC, APCE, NAJC, or equivalent certification).
Ecclesiastical endorsement is required.

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