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PT Associate Chaplain - Senior Care

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We Are Hiring

Associate Chaplain - Mission Services 001 - Part-Time,Day - Lansdowne Place - St Louis,MO

Why Join Ascension?

Senior Living and Long-Term Care Communities

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.

We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.

More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Senior Living, you will have the opportunity to

Provides religious and spiritual care and counsel for emotional and spiritual distress to patients, their families, associates and others with attention to diverse spiritual orientations and cultures.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, provides, and documents pastoral care to patients, families and staff.
  • Provides appropriate pastoral care to the local ministry and community through prayer and blessings.
  • Provides consultation to patients, families, and medical staff with ethical decision making and values while making appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Assists in planning, organizing, evaluating, and implementing the spiritual program with each local ministry in order to ensure spirituality initiatives are executed properly.

What You Will Need

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


Master’s Degree in Theology or closely related field (e.g., divinity, religious studies, pastoral ministry, pastoral studies, spirituality), preferred.
Successful completion of two (2) units of Clinical Pastoral Education or equivalency, preferred


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS


Board Certified by and in good standing with a national certifying agency, preferred (e.g., The National Association of Catholic Chaplains, The Association of Professional Chaplains, or The National Association of Jewish Chaplains).
If not board certified at time of hire, obtain board certification within a reasonable period of time (e.g., 3-5 years) as determined by the organization at the time of hire.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years of healthcare experience is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 360063
Category: Mission Integration
Facility: AHSCM Lansdowne Place
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: St Louis, MO

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