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Providence Chaplain & Spiritual Care Director in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Spiritual Mission Head Facility (Spiritual Care, Days, 1.0) to Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

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This position is responsible for providing spiritual, religious and personal counseling or guidance to clients, family members, and employees, in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and as may be directed by the administrator, to assure that the highest degree of quality client care can be maintained at all times. The function of the position actively incorporates the Mission and Vision of Providence Health Systems.

In this position you will:

  • Directs and supervises the Pastoral Care Program; facilitates team-building of Spiritual care staff through regular staff meetings, theological reflection and on-going professional, theological and personal inservice opportunities, according to NACC guidelines.

  • Coordinates liturgical worship, Mass, sacraments and devotions, etc. for Catholics; oversees Protestant worship services, interfaith and ecumenical services and special Providence celebrations.

  • Oversees funerals, memorial services for residents and other services offered in collaboration with Mission Director and other departments.

  • Maintains and submits records/reports of pastoral activities, as required, and prepares necessary information for inclusion in resident’s medical records for residents he/she ministers to.

  • Reviews pastoral care programs/services, at least annually, to assure spiritual care objectives are being met, and participate in making recommended changes.

  • Provides support for residents, families and staff using the resources of the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and their family members.

  • Acts as a liaison between staff and client’s family/friends during periods of crisis, adjustment, etc.

  • Assists in planning and scheduling religious programs provided by community churches and/or religious organizations.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with clergy from diverse faith traditions.

  • Submits a budget and administers the Spiritual Care Department within the budgetary limitations and policy and procedures of the facility.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Theology, Spirituality or Pastoral Ministry

  • Completion of an accredited NACC or CPE program

  • Minimum of 4 quarters of clinical pastoral education

  • Certification by NACC or other qualifying body

  • Food Handler's Permit (or must obtain within 14 days of hire)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Theology, Spirituality or Pastoral Ministry

  • 2 years of experience in pastoral ministry

  • NACC, NAJC or CASC

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 291861

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