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Per Diem - Chaplain

Per Diem - Chaplain

locationSebring, FL, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

It’s inspiring to work with a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

When you become part of the Chapters Health Team, you’ll realize it’s more than a job. It’s a mission. We’re committed to providing outstanding patient care and a high level of customer service in our communities every day. Our employees make all the difference in our success!

The Chaplain provides a wide range of spiritual services to patients and families enrolled in any of the Company programs. The Chaplain also provides spiritual support to the staff and volunteers of the Company.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Divinity or related degree from an accredited seminary or institution; Master’s degree preferred
  • Ordination or commissioning/endorsement from an ordaining body recognized by the Endorser's Conference, Veterans Administration that demonstrates the candidate has standing with the organization; ordination must be obtained within 12 months of hire
  • Documentation that demonstrates the candidate is in good standing with faith group or professional affiliation group with no ethical charges current or pending
  • One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.; or in process within six (6) months of employment/position
  • Previous experience working with an EMR/EHR (Electronic Medical/Health Record) system preferred; appropriate computer skills required
  • Health care experience preferred
  • Mobile Driver - Valid driver's license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Ability to travel and have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to physically access (i.e., navigate stairs and narrow spaces, endure heat and lack of air   conditioning) any home, hospital, nursing home and/or assisted living facility (ALF)
  • Must have the endurance to manage demands of a hospice care field work position (i.e., time, travel, home/facility arrangements, stress, etc.)
  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English


  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of all employees:

  • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
  • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
  • Advance electronic media skills.
  • Support Company research and educational activities.
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops a spiritual care plan in conjunction with the interdisciplinary group based upon patient/family spiritual traditions and spiritual assessment results.
  • Provides appropriate spiritual care and initiates interventions necessary for resolving care plan issues.
  • Implements the spiritual care plan through personal contact and/or enlistment of Spiritual Care Volunteers, local clergy or other counselors as may be appropriate in each circumstance.
  • Monitors implementation of the spiritual care plan and reassesses as needed.
  • Maintains documentation in manner reflecting timeliness, completeness, accuracy, legibility, clarity of goal, assessment and plan.
  • Provides appropriate spiritual care in accordance with Company philosophy and policies, procedures, and standards of practice.
  • Acts as liaison between the Company and local clergy and congregations in the interpretation of the Company mission and programs.
  • Attends and participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, assists in developing care plans, facilitates understanding of spiritual aspects of care and provides team with spiritual care objectives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This position requires consent to drug and/or alcohol testing after a conditional offer of employment is made, as well as on-going compliance with the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.