Chaplin

Location: Simi Valley, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Looking for a rewarding opportunity in Hospice? Come and join a great team and cohesive group of Chaplain's. Companion Hospice in Simi Valley, Ca is currently seeking a full time Chaplain to join our team. Companion is the leading organization that provides Hospice, Home Health, and Palliative Care. Our patients come first and our employees are our most important asset!

JOB SUMMARY:

As a member of the interdisciplinary team is responsible for the provision of spiritual support to patients and families in keeping with the patient/family’s desire and belief system.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIES:

- Responsible for providing spiritual services that help patients and families to integrate the dying experience into their lives; to find meaning and purpose in what remains of life; and to further their appreciation of spiritual values or sacred values associated with their belief system that give support and hope in coping with the changes taking place. 
- Implements spiritual support to ensure that patient and family needs and instructions are effective, current and coordinated with appropriate resources 
- Assists with bereavement follow up services as requested/directed 
- Assist in developing and implementing the Hospice Plan of Care: 
- Attends IDG meetings regularly 
- Communicates care of the patient with other care providers, using community resources as directed. 
- Communicates with other members of the team regarding patient care needs and any change in condition.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Preferred graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology, or appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry, or two years hospice experience.

2. Ability to be open, flexible, and ecumenical.

3. Experience working with patients and families dealing with life threatening illnesses and death.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Reliable transportation.

2. Valid driver’s license with maintenance of good driving record and reliable transportation that is insured in accordance with state and/or Companion.

BENEFITS:

We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K, a wonderful working environment and competitive salary.

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