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PT Chaplain / Nights

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Job ID: 211109
Category: Other
Work Type: PT -19 HOURS
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Nights

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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?

Summary: The chaplain shall provide pastoral care according to an inter-faith model to patients, families, and (where appropriate) staff members throughout the Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Coverage hours, including on-call coverage, and assignments shall be negotiated with the Manager for Pastoral Care. The chaplain shall work as part of the multidisciplinary structure at the hospital, which is coordinated through interdisciplinary documentation and team communication and collaboration. Work as part of the Trauma Center follows particular protocols and involves special responsibilities, including the management of Trauma patients’ families.

Responsibilities: Strong verbal/written communication and advanced computer skills including proficiency in all Microsoft Office. Ability to communicate with patients and families about their illness/hospital experience. Capacity for conflict de-escalation and resolution. Ability to work with chaplain residents, in their residency program. Strong teamwork skills and ability to work in a team environment with fluid communication. Skill/experience with the action-reflection model useful to clinical discussion of pastoral care cases.

Education or Equivalent Experience: Bachelor's Degree, required (Theology, preferred). Clinical Pastoral Education or equivalent, required (at least 4 units, with level II outcomes addressed). At least 3 years of progressive experience in pastoral care or chaplaincy required, with significant experience with trauma. Master's Degree or equivalent, preferred (Theology, preferred). BCCi or BCCi eligible, preferred.

Location: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center , 51 N. 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    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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    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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