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Capital Caring Chaplain PRN in Falls Church, Virginia
The Hospice Chaplain develops the spiritual component of hospice care in accordance with the patient and family’s needs and desires and delivered within the plan of care. As a member of the Interdiscilinary team, the Chaplain ministers to the spiritual needs of hospice patients, families, caregivers and staff. The Chaplain performs religious services of prayer, worship and rituals for patients, families and staff of all denominations as appropriate. The Chaplain is available for bereavement support and acts as a liaison to discuss hospice services and assist families with end of life decision making.
Location: Northern Virginia
Schedule: To work as needed to offer coverage in Virginia. Will need to cover after-hours Family Services on-call
POSITION SUMMARY: The Chaplain develops the spiritual component of Hospice care in accordance with the patient’s and family’s needs and desires and delivered in accordance with the overall plan of care. The chaplain ministers to the spiritual needs of Hospice patients, families, caregivers and staff.
LICENSURE: Any of the following are desirable: LPC or similar license; four certified units of clinical pastoral education in an accredited hospital (or the equivalent of such education); professional certification as a chaplain by national clergy certifying organization; ecclesiastical endorsement for chaplaincy by the faith community.
EDUCATION: Master of Divinity degree from an accredited professional theological school or seminary involving at least three years of post-bachelor education, or an equivalent graduate degree with professional pastoral counseling training, ordination or official endorsement by the candidate’s faith community or the candidate’s ministry.
EXPERIENCE: Three years pastoral or pastoral counseling work; experience in working with families and caregivers facing death and bereavement.
Street: 3180 Fairview Park Drive