Under the supervision of a CPE supervisor, associate supervisor or certified candidate, the chaplain resident participates in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program in accordance with ACPE Standards and the policies and guidelines of the Department of Pastoral Care and Education. S/he is responsible for providing spiritual care, support and education for patients, their loved ones, and staff. S/he has the responsibility to ensure that religious and spiritual needs of the patients and their loved ones are met. This may be in the assigned units, while chaplain on duty, or whenever encountering persons throughout the medical center. S/he is capable of program planning and implementation. S/he identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for continuous improvement of processes and services on an ongoing basis. The chaplain resident reports to the CPE supervisor, associate supervisor or certified candidate and is under the care of the Director of the Department of Pastoral Care and Education.
Completes the required activities and maintain ACPE standards of the Clinical Pastoral Education program
Under supervision of an ACPE faculty member, provides pastoral care for patients and families and friends
Under supervision of an ACPE faculty member, provides pastoral care for medical center staff
Maintains communication within the department and with other teams or departments
Supports the short and long-range goals consistent with departmental and organizational objectives
Applies policies relative to HIPAA, safety, infection control and risk management
Serves as a liaison with clergy and other faith groups
Monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of care and practices identifying opportunities for improvement through collaboration
Required Education or Experience
Graduation with a bachelor's degree or ordination by a faith community or commission to function in ministry by an appropriate religious authority as determined by ACPE
Preferred Education or Experience
Masters degree in divinity or related field
One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education
Required Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Ability to function with Microsoft Windows and Outlook
Ability to work in crisis situations
Preferred Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of accepted pastoral care and education standards and practice
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