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

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

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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!

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Spiritual Care Coordinator for Hospice

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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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