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Associate Chaplain

We Are Hiring

Bethlehem Woods, part of Ascension Living, is looking for a caring and compassionate Chaplain to join the team!  This beautiful community is ideally located on 42 acres in La Grange Park and offers a variety of apartment styles and lifestyle packages for the perfect mix of quiet living with all of the conveniences of independence.

Part-time/ Day

Why Join Ascension?

  • Be part of a great team and culture
  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)
  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly
  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do

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

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Human Behavior or a related field preferred.
  • 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE required.
  • 2 units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE preferred.

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.

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Job ID: 390496
Category: Mission Integration
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: LaGrange Park, IL

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