Encompass Home Health

Hospice Chaplain - Full Time

US-KS-Lenexa
KCH - Lenexa, KS Encompass Hospice of Kansas
Requisition Type
Hospice

Responsibilities

  • Providing direct spiritual support and/or counsel to patients/families in keeping with patients/families’ beliefs.
  • Working with staff, clergy and community groups to enhance their sensitivity to the spiritual needs of patients/families and reporting on services as indicated.
  • Providing consultation and education for patients/families and interdisciplinary team members.
  • Providing bereavement follow-up services as defined by Hospice.
  • Maintaining proper records of visits to patients/families.
  • Performing occasional liturgical assignments such as the annual Service of Remembrance and monthly memorial service when indicated.

Qualifications

  • Required - Previous hospice experience, including performing services in a client’s home.
  • Must be an individual who by ordination or by ecclesiastical endorsement from the individual's denomination has been approved to function in a pastoral capacity.
  • He/she may also be an individual who has received training in Clinical Pastoral Education which meets the requirements for the College of Chaplains.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to be open, sensitive, flexible and ecumenical.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in working with patients/families dealing with life-threatening illness and death.

If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW by completing an online application! 

 

EOE

Overview

Encompass Home Health & Hospice is searching for a Chaplain with hospice experience to join our team. The Chaplain is a member of the interdisciplinary team and reports to the Hospice Branch Director. 

 

Encompass Home Health & Hospice is one of the largest Medicare certified Home Health and evidence-based practice providers in the nation. Year after year, Encompass is ranked among the best places to work in our markets.

 

Our "A Better Way to Care" philosophy exemplifies our commitment to compassionate care for our patients, our unique culture, and our employees' mission to serve our communities.

 

As we continue to grow and expand, there is no better time to join the Encompass family!

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