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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 3/29/2018
Einstein Healthcare Network
JOB DESCRIPTIONPosition Description
EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK IS A PRIVATE, NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH SEVERAL MAJOR FACILITIES AND MANY OUTPATIENT CENTERS. OUR PRIMARY MISSION IS TO PROVIDE COMPASSIONATE, HIGH QUALITY HEALTHCARE TO THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA REGION. EINSTEIN HEALTHCARE NETWORK PROMOTES WELLNESS. RESEARCH HAS SHOWN THAT SMOKING IS DANGEROUS TO THE HEALTH OF SMOKERS AND TO OTHERS. EINSTEIN CAMPUSES ARE TOBACCO AND SMOKE FREE.
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
* Provide spiritual care with respect, empathy and compassion to patients, families and staff within a large and busy urban Medical Center and Healthcare Network with a Level 1 Trauma Center
* Assess the spiritual/religious/emotional needs of individuals and develop care plans for addressing those needs either directly or indirectly
* Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary care team and chaplaincy team to address patient needs and meet care plan outcomes
* Communicate, with integrity in the context of the other persons frame of reference, especially regarding issues of crisis, loss, grief and other serious adjustments
* Function with a sense of responsibility and affinity in a setting serving a culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse patient population
* Respond to requests for Rabbinic visits, oversee Jewish Holy Day observances as requested
* Share in daytime on call and limited weekend/overnight on call responsibilities
* This position requires providing service to the following age population(s) P/AD/A/O/F in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served
IF YOU POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY:
* Rabbinic ordination, and if hired after January 1, 2011, 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE, Inc.) required
* Experience required working as a Chaplain within an urban Emergency Room and Trauma Center
* Knowledge of major faith groups, pastoral theology, dynamics of loss and grief, and crisis theory and intervention, and evidence of having successfully applied such knowledge in healthcare setting, required
* Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, required
* Evidence of administrative or management experience preferred
* Recognition of being in good standing within faith group
* If hired after September 2013, Board certification by the National Association of Jewish Chaplains or the Association of Professional Chaplains
* Certification required within two years of hire
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.