Hospice - Spiritual Care Coordinator Per Diem in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!

MorseLife Health System is now seeking a Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice! We invite you to be part of one of the Best Places to work for according to the South Florida Business Journal!


Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice


Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice provides direct spiritual care for patients and families; clinically supervises spiritual care volunteers as assigned; develop and assist memorial services for patients.

This position will report to the Clinical Director of Hospice.

 

How to make an impact:

 

  • Promote the philosophy and mission of Hospice within the transdisciplinary team including Spiritual Care Volunteers and patients/families that receive our services
  • Assess spiritual needs, provide direct consultation and develop spiritual care goals with the hospice patient/family and the hospice interdisciplinary team
  • Link hospice patient/family with appropriate community clergy or pastoral care visitors; collaborate with Coordinator of Volunteers with assigning the Spiritual Care Volunteers to patients and provide clinical supervision
  • Act as liaison between Spiritual Care volunteers, community clergy and the interdisciplinary team hospice interdisciplinary team relaying pertinent patient/family information in a timely manner and encouraging participation in Team Conferences.
  • Assist the hospice team in understanding ethical and religious/spiritual issues related to terminal illness, impending loss and bereavement
  • Participate in regular meetings with Spiritual Care volunteers to discuss relevant issues, provide peer support, obtain feedback regarding interventions with patients/families and assess and meet ongoing educational needs
  • Assist with the orientation, training, support initiatives and supervision of Spiritual Care volunteers including documentation process
  • Plan and assist with Memorial Services as requested by family or alternative home
  • Collaborate with Bereavement Coordinators in planning and implementing the hospice Memorial Services
  • Be available for emergency situations
  • Be flexible in meeting patient/family needs or speaking requests that require evenings and weekends
  • Participate in planning and implementation of an annual continuing education program to assist in further development of spiritual awareness within the interdisciplinary team hospice interdisciplinary team
  • Maintain and complete all required documentation and reports according to agency standards
  • Adhere to the organizational policy, procedures and standards
  • Assist with diverse outreach to congregations and other community requests for education about Hospice services and identifying spiritual needs and issues of the dying
  • Participate in the orientation and training of students, volunteers and new employees
  • Serve on agency committees as needed or assigned
  • Participate in the On-Call and Extended Hours rotation
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Experience in hospice, medical facilities, home care or nursing homes, preferred.
  • Hospice/Palliative Care experience preferred.
  • Master of Divinity, preferred
  • Graduation from an accredited four year college/university.
  • CPE, preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state/federal regulations and industry standards
  • Strong Administration skills as well as computer/software abilities 

 

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place.

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