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Associate Chaplain

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

Valley Health System Ridgewood, NJ

Ridgewood, NJ
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Description:

* Job Summary:

* To demonstrate professional competency in assessing and responding to the spiritual needs of patients in a variety of age groups, their families, employees, and physicians, particularly in times of spiritual distress.

* Education:

* One unit of CPE and general knowledge of various faith traditions. Theological education preferred.

* Special Skills:

* Excellent communication and interactive skills to work with persons of all faith traditions without promoting one s own faith beliefs. Works closely and effectively as a team member with physicians, hospital, medical staff, patients, and their families, volunteers, and the general public. Ability to prioritize patient and family needs, carry out duties and responsibilities of the position under pressure, and cope with stressful situations which may arise in the performance of those duties.

Valley is an equal opportunity employer. Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military service, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other basis made unlawful by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.