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Chaplain

at MaineGeneral Health in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Description Summary: This position is 24hrs/week supporting the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care.The Chaplain provides spiritual support and counseling to patients and families related to spiritual beliefs, questions or concerns that may arise during the course of their healthcare journey. Responsibilities: Conducts spiritual need assessment and provides appropriate spiritual support and counseling to patients and families, including crisis intervention and bereavement support.Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care and patient health.Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization.Actively participates in spiritual care program development to enhance services and outreach to patients and the community.The ideal candidate will have:Master’s degree in Divinity or related field preferred.Ordination and documentation of good standing by a recognized faith group required. Certification as a Chaplain by the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. (BCCI), the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), or the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) and 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred.

Job Description:

Performs spiritual care support and counseling to patients and families affected by cancer or blood disorders.

Assesses and responds to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement.

Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care and patient health. Contributes to the development of support services for patients and families.

Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

Job Exempt:

No

Benefits:

Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

+ We offer quality dental, vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.

+ Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.

+ A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

+ An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.

+ Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.

+ We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

+ Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.

+ We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

State of Maine Covid-19 Vaccination MandateAs a licensed health care facility in the state of Maine, MaineGeneral Health must comply with the State’s vaccination mandate for all health care employees. All MaineGeneral Health employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless the employee receives a medical exemption. The goal of this mandate is to protect our patients, employees and communities.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

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Job Posting: JC185140675

Posted On: Jun 06, 2021

Updated On: Nov 28, 2021