At Spartanburg Regional Hospice, we are proud of our skilled, caring, trustworthy and compassionate experts. Our teams visit patient homes, LTC/SNF, inpatient acute care to deliver customized services. Interdisciplinary teams work closely together to ensure patients are receiving optimum care tailored individual needs.
Our Hospice Chaplain/Bereavement Counselor is responsible for direct pastoral care for Spartanburg Regional Hospice and Palliative Care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Acts as a support person for patients, caregivers, families, and staff. Serves as part of an interdisciplinary team and coordinates patient care with nurse case manager. Participates in the provision of bereavement services. This position may require associate to work on both inpatient and outpatient hospice.
- Education Master of Divinity Degree (M.Div.)
- Experience Minimum of four units of clinical pastoral education. Minimum of two years' ministerial experience is required. Hospice experience preferred.
- Valid driver's license in good standing
- Maintain CPR Certification
Core Job Responsibilities
- Collaborate with the patient, family, and staff member in developing, implementing, and revising a plan of care within regulatory timeframe.
- Insures that assessments are completed and documented within regulatory timeframe.
- Maintains and submits productivity as requested.
- Shows competency in assessing spiritual identity, spiritual health, and grief and establishing interventions appropriate to individual need.
- Presents education programs about the Hospice and Palliative Care programs through various civic groups, community seminars, and support groups.
- Acts as a liaison between Hospice, Palliative Care and the religious and secular communities.
- Provides bereavement support as needed and counseling as needed.
- Facilitates support groups and other bereavement services as assigned.
- Participates in On Call rotation and provides Chaplain coverage at Hospice Home and Outpatient services, as assigned.
- Assists with developing, acquiring, and utilizing resources for bereavement support of families and persons that are hospice connected primarily and in the community as directed by Leadership.
- Facilitates pre-funeral arrangements as requested.
- Officiates / assists with funerals and memorial services as requested.
- Participates in inter-disciplinary conferences and staff meetings.
- Assists with Hospice Palliative fellow program as assigned.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
We invite you to apply if you want to make a difference! Our long tenured team members are hardworking, supportive, compassionate with excellent skills. We enjoy partnering with patients and their families to impact care.
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