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Chaplain - Palliative Care

Company: St. Luke's Health System
Location: Twin Falls
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Palliative Care Chaplain
St Luke's is seeking a Chaplain to become an integrated member of our palliative care team. Provide evidence based, expert spiritual care to our palliative care patients and their loved ones including spiritual assessment, interventions, outcomes, and an integrated plan of care. Extends spiritual support to palliative care team members through ongoing team building activities. Collaborates with hospital staff including staff chaplains, community clergy, community resources, and hospice team members to ensure quality spiritual care across the continuum of care.

Responsibilities
Assesses the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff.
Provides spiritual counseling and supportive care and guidance.
Makes routine rounds on assigned units.
Acts as a liaison between staff, family, friends or community clergy of patients during periods of crisis.
Document assessments and interventions on the patient record as appropriate.
Completes decedent care protocols and assists family to use their faith system in coping with death.
Uses relevant methodologies to assist all members of the interdisciplinary team, patients and family in arriving at consensus over ethical matters.
May serve as preceptor, mentor, and serves as a subject matter expert.
May assume lead responsibilities within assigned functional area.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications
Education: Masters' Degree or 6 years relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Licenses/Certifications:
Documentation of endorsement by a recognized religious or spiritual organization to provide spiritual care in a clinical setting

Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.

About Boise
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city-both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.

Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
St. Luke's Health System - Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau - Boise Parks and Recreation - Boise Museum Association - Boise Music Festival - Boise Philharmonic - Downtown Boise Restaurants - Boise Valley Economic Partnership - Hyde Park events - Treefort Music Festival - First Thursdays - Alive After Five - Capitol City Public Market - Runs and Triathlons - Shakespeare Festival - Sawtooth National Forest - Visit Idaho.org

*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

Keywords: St. Luke's Health System, Twin Falls , Chaplain - Palliative Care, Other , Twin Falls, Idaho

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