Chaplain Per Diem

Job ID: 16911
Category: Professional/Managerial
Department: Spiritual Care
Schedule: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Shift: Varies
Location: Pasadena, CA

When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.

May cover some weekend and night shifts.

Provides for and/or ensures that the spiritual needs of patients, family members, hospital staff and physicians are met as a part of care provided by Huntington Hospital. Provides educational opportunities for Chaplains, Volunteers, and Staff and in the community regarding a variety of spiritually and culturally diverse needs including end of life issues. Provides pastoral counseling and spiritual guidance as needed. This position requires flexibility of hours. Education: A Master of Divinity Degree (preferred) or Masters in Theology, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry or related field required. Ecclesiastical endorsement for hospital chaplaincy, preferred. Four units of a Clinical Pastoral Education are preferred. Certification as a Chaplain by a national chaplaincy organization preferred. Experience/Training: Minimum three years in a healthcare organization serving a patient population with an average daily census of 250 is preferred. Skills: Ability to be an effective teacher. Expertise in the management of difficult patient, family and staff situations. Exemplary organization and problem solving skills. Leadership ability and collaborative style. Ability to manage activities and multiple priorities within complex systems. Ability to function in unstructured environments. Tolerance for ambiguity, uncertainty and change. Ability to work with all levels of personnel and team members.