Chaplain - Homecare

Texas State Job Bank

Wichita Falls, TX 76309

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Homecare ChaplainWhat a privilege we have to be invited into the lives of patients and their families to provide them with loving and compassionate care. Hospice of Wichita Falls is actively seeking a Chaplain to join ourHomecare Department. We provide Care, Hope, and Support for All When Illness Threatens Life for our patients and families. We need you to help us fulfill our mission. Apply today!About Hospice of Wichita FallsFor over 32 years, Hospice of Wichita Falls has been the only non-profit community-based hospice in the area, providing services in 12 North Texas counties. Our wonderful nursing staff meets our patients and families where they are, private homes, nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and our free standing 12 bed inpatient center. It is our goal to provide premier care while honoring and upholding the patient's wishes whenever possible.Hospice of Wichita Falls takes pride in providing an excellent working environment where teamwork, communication and respect for every individual are key aspects in achieving our mission of "Care, Hope, Support for All when Illness Threatens Life." Our team members share a passion for patient care, and a caring manner and desire to make a difference in someone's life. The appreciation a member of our team receives from leadership, patients, families, and the community is unparalleled. Do you have the Hospice Heart?Your life as a ChaplainYour role is very important to our patients and organization. We meet our patients where they are and this position will serve our patients in Wichita, Archer, Clay, Jack Montague and Young counties. We will rely on you to ensure that we support our staff in making sure that with patient/family permission spiritual needs are met. We work as a team so there will be a need to interact with other members of our team to provide collaboration with the Support Services Coordinator and Interdiciplinary Team in development and revision of the plan of care. You will be part of an on-call rotation for after-hours support. Our schedules are generally 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday.Job QualificationsDemonstrate understanding of the Hospice concept and philosophy of care.Ability to guide and assist patients and families as well as team members in spiritual and/or general counseling situations.Demonstrates ability to be open, sensitive, flexible when working in an interfaith environment.Ability to be compassionate and communicate effectively, utilizing appropriate listening skills.Ability to facilitate individual and group spiritual and bereavement counseling.Ability to conduct educational seminars and training for civic, church, volunteer and professional groups.Understand the complexities of theological and spiritual issues of hospice care, death, dying and grief.Ability to understand the physical, psychosocial and spiritual concerns/problems of terminally ill patients and families.Demonstrate ability to relate well with patients, families, community at large and health care professionals.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Ability to be at work as scheduled and alert/awake.Ability to advance in computer knowledge.Demonstrated competency in defined areas.For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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