Spiritual Care Specialist 2

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Final Filing Date : 6/28/2020Salary Range : $21.45 - $43.15, Grade 19Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 75%Shift Hour : VariableLocation : Main hospitalCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : NoBenefits Eligible : YesWe offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY Responsibilities This position is 75%, approximately 30 hours a week. The Spiritual Care Specialist 2 (Chaplain) provides comprehensive emotional and spiritual services to patient and caregivers, as well as staff and physicians. Such services include an initial spiritual assessment, ongoing support, liaison with the spiritual community, and participation in overall bereavement assessment and follow up. The Chaplain works with other members of the Palliative Care Team to provide education, participate in quality initiatives, and track palliative care data and outcomes. The Chaplain ministers to a diverse population and is sensitive to their beliefs, cultural and ethnicRequires extensive personal and telephone contact with patients and families, physicians, nurses and numerous community agencies on a daily basis. Handles sensitive and highly confidential information related to patient care. Required Qualifications
  • Completion of 4 ACPE Certified CPE units
  • Master of Divinity or equivalent preferred
  • Prior chaplain experience preferred
  • Experience developing and maintaining team effectiveness and cohesion and establishing and maintaining a work environment based on mutual respect
  • Knowledge of a variety of religious and spiritual traditions, and of giving appropriate spiritual care in a multi-faith clinical setting
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of delivering spiritual care and short-term counseling to patients and families in a clinical environment
  • Effective at providing spiritual support and guidance on the issues of death, dying, grief, loss, and disability
  • Knowledge and understanding of human behavior, communication, the influence of culture and values, and social work practice
  • Knowledge of suicidal behavior, the ability to assess lethality, and the ability to develop appropriate treatment plan
  • Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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