REGIONAL HOSPICE and HOME CARE OF WESTERN CONNECTICUT
Danbury, CT

Job Title: Associate Chaplain
20 Hours/Week.  Salary Commensurate with Experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited (ATS) seminary or school of theology with a Master’s of Divinity Degree, –Doctorate, or an equivalent.
  • Ordination or commission to function in a ministry of pastoral care, the endorsement of and good standing in his/her body of faith is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with hospice programs, counseling of patients and families involved with terminal illness, and bereavement issues preferred.
  • A minimum of two units of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) or an equivalent counseling training is required.
  • A car and valid driver’s license.
  • Computer literate.

DUTIES

  • Supports patient, family, and/or caregivers directly and indirectly throughout terminal illness, death process, and, when appropriate, in the bereavement process.
  • Coordinates, monitors and documents ongoing patient/family pastoral and spiritual care.
  • Assists/facilitates in development of patient, family, and caregiver plan of care.
  • Contacts/coordinates with communities’ religious care providers to assist in caring for the patient, family, and caregiver as needed.
  • Tracks and maintains required documentation for patients, families, groups, and community services,
  • Completes spiritual assessment and plan of care.
  • Participates in in-service activities for contracted facilities and community education.
  • Represents Regional Hospice in the community, including communication and coordination with local clergy and chaplains.
  • May perform funerals or memorial services for families of Regional Hospice patients.

 

For more information, please contact:

Samuel Dexter MDiv , LCSW
Manager of Spiritual Care

Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT

39 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810
P: (203) 702-7406 |Email:SDexter@RegionalHospiceCT.org

www.RegionalHospiceCT.org

 

 

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