Flex Staff Chaplain
Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital
The Staff Chaplain will provide spiritual care in an interfaith, healthcare setting. The Chaplain will work as a part of a team of chaplains providing direct care and support to patients, families and staff. The Chaplain will support the educational mission of the department including working in conjunction with ACPE program to train and mentor chaplain students, as well as educational offerings to and for the community.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
1. Demonstrates an understanding of and an ability to articulate the mission of spiritual care that respects religious and cultural diversity.
2. Ability to provide spiritual care in an interfaith milieu.
3. Demonstrates high quality communication skills, verbal and written
4. Ability to chart electronically.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree required. M. Div or Pastoral Studies required.
Minimum of 4 units of CPE completed. Residency preferred.
Ordained, Licensed, or Commissioned by recognized denomination or faith group required.
Ecclesiastical Endorsement and statement of good standing from denomination required.
Association of Professional Chaplains (or NACC or NAJC), Board Certified Chaplain or eligible required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office or clinical environment.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES:
Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER HOLY SPIRIT is a strong and growing healthcare provider serving south-central Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit includes its flagship Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, a 311-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania. Geisinger Holy Spirit employs more than 2,600 people and has more than 500 physicians and advanced practitioners on its hospital medical staff. Sponsored by the Sisters of Christian Charity, Geisinger Holy Spirit delivers patient-centered care guided by Catholic values and the Ethical and Religious Directives of Healthcare. Geisinger Holy Spirit provides a comprehensive array of both inpatient and outpatient services across the continuum of care, including acute care, home health, emergency medical services, physician practices, and a host of outpatient facilities located throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
- Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.