Participates in the Riverside Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residency training program under the supervision of the Director of Spiritual Care and Education at Riverside Regional Medical Center. Prepares written material completes assigned reading and demonstrates understanding of didactic material while working appropriately under the guidance of ACPE Certified Educator/Director of Spiritual Care and Education.Engages Riverside patients visitors staff peers in a helpful manner. Provides spiritual care to patients of all ages and members of their families. Adjusts the length type and purpose of Spiritual Care to fit the needs to the situation. Provides timely response and appropriate intervention in emergency situations to patients families and staff (i.e. Deaths Code Blue Trauma alerts). Call back for deaths traumas and code blue within 10 minutes of the page. Must respond on site within 30 minutes of the page.Consults with interdisciplinary team members of the hospital staff regarding patient and family care. Seeks and provides pertinent information to/from other disciplines regarding the care/treatment of the patient. Responds to referrals and requests for immediate spiritual care and refers to other spiritual care staff or community clergy/congregations when appropriate and at the request of the patient. Charts in electronic medical record for all patient visits (NICU Mother Baby Labor and Delivery Emergency Department included.) Keeps recorded record in the log book in the Staff Chaplain Office to ensure a good hand off to the next chaplain when on call. Uses New Innovation to record time in office education and clinical on a daily basis.Helps orient new residents of the department. Works with Staff Chaplain Community Clergy and Churches in a professional and mutually acceptable manner. Provides on call coverage for one shift per week
Riverside began serving the Virginia Peninsula community in 1916. In 1963, Riverside moved to the present 72-acre location in Newport News on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard. A 450-bed facility, Riverside Regional Medical Center is the Virginia Peninsulas most comprehensive medical facility combining the most recent computerized medical technology with a healing environment. The Pavilion is a 250,000 sq. ft., $107 million, 3-story addition to Riverside Regional Medical Center, which opened in 2013. This acute care facility provides a regional cancer care center, the Peninsula regions only comprehensive stroke center, the areas only open-heart surgery program, the regions only Level II Trauma Center, and a cornerstone neurosciences program that includes the Chesapeake, Riverside and University of Virginia Radiosurgery Center.
Education: BA/BS and/or MS Degree required; Master Accredited School - Divinity or Equivalent - preferred; 1 Unit of ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education required (Must provide copies of self evaluation and supervisory evaluation)
Experience: 1 year hospital, parish or related field preferred.