Chaplain - Chaplaincy Services (Casual)

Brainerd, MN
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Aug 17, 2019
Job Type
Building Location: St Josephs Medical Center

Department: 45260 Chaplaincy Services

Job Description: Job Profile Summary

This position provides comprehensive spiritual care to patients of all ages and their families. Services include but are not limited to, individual counsel related to spiritual matters, family support, and prayer. Assistance with grief and end of life issues to include assisting with decision making and Advanced Care Planning. Lead religious ceremonies of worship, rituals and other spiritual care programs as directed. Documents care and counseling provided and participates in meetings and educational programs. These services are provided on an on-going basis as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Serves patients in outpatient, inpatient, and residential facilities depending on EH location.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field, or three years professional experience in related field, necessary to gain understanding in the relationship of pastoral care to medical care.


Successful Completion of 1 or more CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) units is required at the time of hire. The completion of 2 more units is required within 2 years of hire.

Special Requirement:

Ecclesiastical endorsement: For a Catholic priest/minister or vowed religious by his/her superior and the local Bishop.

For a Catholic lay person: Denomination endorsement (by Pastor, bishop, or church authority)

Chaplains from other faith traditions/denominations need to provide letter of endorsement from their denomination by Pastor, bishop, or church authority.

Special requirement for Catholic or a priest Chaplain

Due to the nature of the position, this position requires a practicing Catholic

FTE: 0

Shift Rotation: Day/Night Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time: 7AM

Shift End Time: 12PM

Weekends: Sunday

Holidays: Yes

Call Obligation: Yes


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