Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    03 - Nights
    Chaplaincy Srvcs
    Support Services
    Position Type
    PRN (On-call)
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    8125 N HAYDEN RD
    Work Hours
    Nights and weekends coverage
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.


    Master's Degree in Religion, Pastoral Counseling, Theology, or Spirituality. Required

    One (1) year experience with patient and family interaction/visitation in a hospital or hospice context as chaplain or clergy. Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Other CPE Student/Resident in training with APCE approved Supervisor. Required


    Job Summary
    Responsibilities include providing spiritual care to patients, families and staff in urgent/emergency medical situations such as end of life and possible end of life with family present. Provides spiritual assessments and documentation of emotional and spiritual interventions of care in the patient's medical record.
    • Respond to urgent/emergency medical situations such as end of life/possible end of life with family present within 30 minutes. Debrief and support staff who are engaged in and managing emotionally charged situations and experiences. Utilize empathic listening skills and training to evaluate patient, family and staff’s spiritual needs. Communicate with sensitivity, clarity and compassion in all conversations. After the initial visit is completed, the Chaplain is expected to visit with the Admin Rep (if possible) and then round various nursing stations (ICU, ED) to discern if there are any other emergency type situations and if so, address these situations before leaving the hospital. The only reason that a Chaplain is to stay longer than 2 hours is for another ongoing emergency situation.
    • Act as a liaison and facilitator between patient, family, physician, hospital staff and community clergy during periods of crisis such as end of life or possible end of life with family present.
    • Serve as an educational resource to families and staff on a variety of topics related to spiritual care through consultation, and utilize resources efficiently by recommending or initiating referrals to appropriate health care team members. While at the hospital the Chaplain will initiate referrals to community clergy upon patient/family request.
    • Document Chaplain emotional and spiritual interventions of care in the patient's medical record. Communicates patient visits in the logbook in the Chaplain’s office or through email to the Chaplain Services Coordinator with appropriate follow up information.
    • Participate in continuing education opportunities to maintain professional standards and certification.
    • Actively participate in scheduled continuing education programs and chaplaincy team meetings
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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