Methodist Health System CHAPLAIN FELLOW in MANSFIELD, Texas
Purpose: Provide pastoral care to patients, families and staff in assigned hospital.
Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System
Provides education to families and patients regarding Advance Directives/Medical Power of Attorney and provide assistance in completing the process.
In conjunction with the pastoral care team, organizes and conducts quarterly memorial services for the families of patients who pass away within the Methodist Health System
Provides bereavement support in conjunction with pastoral care team
Provides decedent care services and coordinate with funeral homes, medical examiners and other entities to dispose of bodies at MHS with compassion and sensitivity
Participate in the ministry of the department’s availability to assigned campus through sharing in schedule rotations, on-call duties, shift changes, etc. for the purpose of hospital coverage
Participates in spiritual liturgucal services as assigned
Documents activity in appropriate mechanisms (electronic log, electronic medical record, etc.)
Demonstrates a pastoral approach to hospital ministry
Particiaptes in Professional Development educational opportunitites as offered through Organizational Effectiveness and Association of Professional Chaplains
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree, Masters of Theology or Equivalent, or in the process of obtaining a Master’s Degree. And must have completed 1 year CPE residency.
Related Work Experience
Ability to handle confidential information
Ability to relate to people of all ages, all religions, cultures and ethnic groups
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills