Spiritual Care Counselor (Per Diem), Brooklyn - bilingual Spanish required
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Responsible for providing direct spiritual care to the hospice patient/ family members in accordance with the plan of care developed by the Interdisciplinary Team. Ensures that the spiritual services provided assist with self-determined life closure/ safe and comfortable dying/ and effective grieving in compliance with hospice standards. Works under general supervision.
Licensure: Valid driver's license may be required, as determined by operational/regional needs.
Education: Bachelor s Degree in Humanities or other related fields required. Master s Degree in Divinity or Theology preferred. One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred.
Experience: One year experience in a hospital or hospice pastoral care program preferred. Effective oral and interpersonal communication skills required. Proficiency in personal computer operations including MS Office applications required. Bilingual skills may be required, as determined by operational needs.
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