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Chaplain Extern- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Job ID: 185865
Category: Other
Work Type: PT -19 HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: To Be Determined

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Student/Chaplain Extern commits to learning and growing in competence and proficiency in the practice of spiritual care in a manner consistent with the Penn Medicine mission and values. Under the close supervision of a Clinical Pastoral Educator, the student participates in patient care as relates to individuals religious / spiritual experience. The student is committed to respecting the dignity, faith tradition, culture and/or philosophical world view of each individual and family.


  • The CPE Student/Chaplain Extern attends t the assignments, directin and crrectin f the ACPE Certified Educatr. Prvides spiritual care t all patients, residents, families, hspital staff, physicians, vlunteers, and ther individuals in assigned clinical areas, cnsistent with the values f the Penn Medicine.The CPE Student/Chaplain Extern will functin as a member f a multidisciplinary team caring fr patients, residents, individuals, families and staff in an assigned clinical area, wrking cperatively with Staff Chaplains, Level I/II CPE Students and Supervisry Educatin Students.Attend and participate in all scheduled CPE training sessins, e.g.; seminars, didactics, supervisry cnferences. Deliver written wrk in a timely manner.Take respnsibility fr persnal learning; using the CPE methdlgy t further grwth in prfessinal, persnal, and thelgical cmpetencies.Prtect peer cnfidentiality.Cmply with all rules, regulatins, and the missin f Penn Medicine, the specific entity and the CPE prgram.Understand the spiritual needs f patient/resident/family/individual care in the assigned entity.Wrk in clse cllabratin with the members f the Department f Pastral Care in delivering spiritual care t patients, residents, families, individuals, and staff in accrdance with the missin f Penn MedicineParticipate in staff meetings when requested.Prvide timely cmmunicatin f pertinent patient infrmatin t the respnsible chaplain.Participate in regular supervisin.Be timely, cnsistent, and n site fr the required number f clinical hurs.Adhere t all entity specific plicies regarding envirnmental safety, infectin cntrl, emergency management and dcumentatin.Uphld the Pastral Care MissinExcellence - We will strive fr excellence thrugh creativity and innvatin.Integrity - We will be truthful, equitable and cmmitted t intellectual hnesty.Diversity - We will fster intellectual, racial, scial and cultural diversity.Prfessinalism - We will achieve the highest standards f prfessinalism thrugh ethical behavir, cllabratin, self-educatin and respect fr all members f Penn Medicine.Individual pprtunity - We supprt equal pprtunity and individual creativity and innvatin.Teamwrk and Cllabratin - We will supprt each ther and prmte cllabratin with ur clleagues and thughtful stewardship f University and Penn Medicine resurces.Traditin - We will learn frm ur histry, take respnsibility fr the future and prmte the unique nature f the Penn envirnment.


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      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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