Responsible for planning, organizing directing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the activities of the department of spiritual care. Reviews services provided and develops new programs as the need arises. Promotes satisfaction among department team members and among external customers, by making sure all requests for spiritual care are met in a timely fashion according to the highest standards of care.
Provide Ecumenical and Interfaith Spiritual Care to the patients, families, and staff.
Participate in on-duty coverage, and administrative back-up coverage.
Supervises assigned personnel.
Interviews, hires, orients, and trainees all personnel performing spiritual care duties in the department.
Monitors work flow and assignments.
Sets the standards for care delivery.
Serves as a resource for clinical and operational issues.
Encourage accountability and participation by all staff personnel.
Schedule and authorize schedule changes.
Monitors and documents staff performance and competence.
Addresses and documents performance problems and administers human resource policies.
Provides coaching and counseling when needed.
Coordinate staff meetings, and communication in the department so that chaplains remain well-informed of changes and protocols in the department.
Manages program capital, manpower, and operating expenses.
Assisted in budget preparation budget and coordinates statistical analysis for the department.
Assures overall competency, proficiency of operation, excellence of spiritual care provided, safety of operation, professional decorum, public image, morale, and professional advancement for all personnel in the department.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and clinical units to cultivate and maintain strong working relationships with mangers and medical personnel to ensure the delivery of excellent spiritual care.
Order and maintain supplies in the department such as office supplies, religious and spiritual supplies.
Develop and maintain a program of professional development that includes continuing education for chaplains, and volunteers.
Provides services to enhance and maintain team morale, and collegiality.
Directs the development and annual review of policies and procedures, assuming compliance with accreditation requirements and survey reviews.
Maintains healthy relationships with one's denomination, and any other professional credentialing association required for continuing endorsement and standing.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Will need to travel ad hoc
Preferred Board Certified with APC, NACC
Admin On-Call, must be willing to fill in nights and week-ends if needed
Master's Degree-Divinity (Required)
Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Ordination/Commissioning or Ecclesiastical Endorsement - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.