OSF Healthcare Careers

Pastoral Care Staff Member - OSF012601

Hours per week: as needed/PRN
Status (Benefits): Limited
Work Schedule: varies as needed
Location: 5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

5666 E State St, Rockford, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Pastoral Care Staff Member is an integral part of a team that embraces a model of care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit. Directed to the spiritual dimensions of the human person that are often appreciated more deeply during times of illness, pastoral care is an integral part of the patient care team. Pastoral Care Staff Members are effectively integrated with patient care and family support services on patient care units throughout the medical center.

A foundational focus of Pastoral Care is to serve as a pastoral and spiritual support to patients, care givers and patient care teams in ways they identify as meaningful and helpful. Through professional training and certification, the Pastoral Care Staff Member assists patients/families to understand more fully life's events as they relate to their spiritual and emotional well-being.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

A bachelor's degree (unspecified field of study) from an accredited college or university.

 

 

Completion of a curriculum of theological classes with skills and competencies in pastoral care.

 

 

1 year of pastoral experience.

 

 

Solid standing in the Church through ecclesiastical endorsement.

 

 

Must meet requirements of the Catholic Diocese of Peoria regarding the appointment of non-Catholic members to the pastoral care staff of a Catholic healthcare institution.

 

Ability to articulate the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Facilities.

 

 

Ability and desire to work with patients/family, clergy and volunteers of varying faith backgrounds.

 

 

Flexibility in work hours, programs, and services.

 

 

Basic computer skills.

 

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Master's degree from an accredited college, university, seminary or divinity school in theology, divinity, religious studies, pastoral ministry, pastoral studies, or spirituality.

   

Certification by the appropriate clinical pastoral agency: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), and/or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC).

 

 

Completion of at least 2 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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