The PT Chaplain 1 provides access to spiritual care as part of the holistic, multidisciplinary team approach when helping patients deal with or recover from their illness or injury. Provides compassionate spiritual and emotional support for all Baylor Scott & White Health patients, family members and staff, regardless of faith background or religious affiliation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Organizes, promotes, and conducts religious services for patients, their families and staff including weekly worship, memorial services, baptisms, weddings, anointing and coordinating bereavement needs
Provides counseling and other spiritual education activities for employees, students, and patients
Supports the end-of-life care for patients by offering pastoral support and counseling to patients and families
Collaborates with physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and ancillary staff as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team in assessing patient needs and to strengthen patient care
Conducts a pastoral assessment of a patient's spiritual and emotional status and the need for spiritual care
Develops relationships with local churches, community agencies and service organizations which supports the Baylor Scott & White Health community
Documents and maintains individual records of spiritual counseling for patients
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of philosophical systems and religions
Knowledge of the principles and methods of pastoral care and the role of a chaplain in an institutional setting
Knowledge of the religious beliefs and practices of various faiths, groups, and denominations
Verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal and listening skills
Skill in counseling patients, family members and staff
Ability to counsel and comfort individuals during periods of stress
Ability to actively participate as a member of a professional therapeutic team
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- EXPERIENCE - Less than 1 Year of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Cln Pastoral Education (CPE-U): One unit of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) preferred or obtain CPE within 18 months required.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!