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Provides spiritual care to patients/families and staff as requested and acts as a liaison between patients, families and community clergy. Provides spiritual care to patients/families on all units especially oncology and critical care.

Requires comprehensive knowledge of theology and psychology of religion as normally acquired through completion of the prescribed course of study required for a Masters degree in Divinity, Theology or Pastoral Studies (ATS accredited); four units of CPE; denominational endorsement; APC/ NACC/ NAJC certified or eligible for certification within two years. Two to three years experience preferred.

This day-time position will be responsible for covering several primary areas including Critical Care and Oncology Services. Members of the Spiritual Care team require strong interpersonal skills and flexibility in coverage and staffing.

Please apply online a http://www.chw.org/careers and reference job id 29905

Job ID
38388

Department
Spiritual Care Service

Category
Supportive Care

Job Location
US-TN-Memphis

Overview
St. Jude is looking for a compassionate, resilient chaplain to provide spiritual services to patients, families, and staff.  In addition to spiritual care, this individual will assist in program activities and perform other related duties to support the Spiritual Care Services Program.  This engaging individual will participate in numerous public speaking events for the hospital and should be welcoming and articulate.  The position does include a rotating on-call capacity to ensure 24 hour support for our patients, families and staff.  We are looking for someone who embraces and projects St. Jude’s diverse, inviting culture and is strong enough for our patients, families and staff to depend on when they are in need.

Minimum Experience

  • One year post Clinical Pastoral Education full-time chaplaincy employment
  • Pediatric experience preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred

Minimum Education

  • Masters Degree in Divinity, Theology, or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Ordination, commission, or endorsement from a major religious body
  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an accredited program

For more information, please contact Mark Brown at mark.brown@stjude.org or call 901.595.3671

Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Some on/call, could include weekends/holidays.

Position Summary:

  • Provide spiritual and emotional support to patients, families and staff of varying denominations and faiths. 
  • Develop and lead inter-faith prayer and worship opportunities, memorial services, and rituals as deemed appropriate. 
  • Provide spiritual assessment and care plan which addresses age appropriate and developmental specific needs as a member of the interdisciplinary team. 
  • Provide education to identified audiences related to the spiritual needs of children and their families. 
  • Participate in committees as assigned and may conduct research into the spiritual care of the sick.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in theological studies (which includes 72 semester credit hours or 108 quarter credits) from an institution accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent from an accredited theological school. 
  • Minimum of four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an accredited center, of which at least three (3) must have an emphasis in pediatric pastoral care or equivalent hospital pediatric experience.  This equates to a minimum of one (1) year experience required.
  • Certified or eligible for certification by the Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains or National Association of Jewish Chaplains.  Certification required within two years of hire date.

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