Geisinger Health System Flex Chaplain Associate in WILKES BARRE, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Flex Chaplain Associate

LOCATION: Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

DEPARTMENT: Spiritual Care

WORK SCHEDULE: Rotation

WORK TYPE: FLEX

HIRING MANAGER: David Zortman

JOB SUMMARY:

The Staff Chaplain will provide spiritual care in an interfaith, healthcare setting. The Chaplain will work as a part of a team of chaplains providing direct care and support to patients, families and staff. The Chaplain will support the educational mission of the department including working in conjunction with ACPE program to train and mentor chaplain students, as well as educational offerings to and for the community.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates an understanding of and an ability to articulate the mission of spiritual care that respects religious and cultural diversity.

Ability to provide spiritual care in an interfaith milieu.

Demonstrates high quality communication skills, verbal and written

Ability to chart electronically.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree required. M. Div or Pastoral Studies required.

Minimum of 4 units of CPE completed. Residency preferred.

Ordained, Licensed, or Commissioned by recognized denomination or faith group required.

Ecclesiastical Endorsement and statement of good standing from denomination required.

Association of Professional Chaplains (or NACC or NAJC), Board Certified Chaplain or eligible required.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in an office or clinical environment.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

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.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of 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. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.