Under general supervision, and according to established policies and procedures, provides pastoral care and counseling on an interfaith basis to patients, families and hospital staff. Participates as a member of the health care team. 1. Provides pastoral care and counseling an interfaith basis to patients, families and hospital staff (e.g., before and after surgery, care of terminally ill patients, coping with difficult situations, trauma and death); provides sacramental ministry as appropriate. 2. Participates as a member of the health care team on patient rounds and in patient care conferences to identify for medical staff the need for additional patient education and consult with physicians and nursing staff in accepting and making referrals for care. 3. Develops and implements pastoral care plans for patients, family and staff in cooperation with other members of the health care team to ensure effective pastoral service. 4. Participates in biomedical ethical decision-making; development of treatment guidelines, educational programs and prospective and retrospective patient review. 5. Documents in patient records as appropriate and submits written documentation to management as required. 6. Participates in all departmental meetings and educational programs as required; participates on hospital committees (e.g., Hospice committee); represents the department and hospital at community agencies, committees or meetings. Facilitates interdisciplinary support groups for various hospital personnel. 7. Participates in supervising resident chaplains, volunteer chaplains, chaplain assistants and seminary students who are in training; provides counseling as appropriate; participates in checking work quality; participates as a teacher in educational programs of the department for persons in training 8. Facilitates the ministry of community clergy to their hospitalized parishioners by orienting them to hospital, clarifying policies and procedures as needed, and supporting their ministry at the hospital Participates in emergency on-call pastoral care program for night and weekend coverage as scheduled to ensure pastoral care is available at all times. 9. Conducts religious and memorial services as scheduled. 10. Provides educational programs to community on issues related to healthcare and spirituality/pastoral care.
1. Master of Divinity from an accredited theological school or the equivalent combination of education and experience, and 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education. 2. Ordination and/or endorsement and good standing in a recognized religious denomination.
Job: Customer Service
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
If Other Shift, Specify: Some evenings, weekends and on-call
Shift Begin: 8:00 AMShift End: 5:00 PM
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Internal Number: 1905030460
About DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.