Chaplain

  • Req #: 54955
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Chaplain Services
  • Casual - Varies
  • Start / End Time: Varies - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $20.11 - $29.53
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  • Must be able to arrive to LCH, AGH, and Evergreen Hospice House within 30 minutes.  Position covers all three entities while on call.
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Provides for the spiritual, religious and emotional needs of patients, families, employees, students and volunteers by providing chaplain coverage. Problem-solves and provides supportive presence in the midst of crisis, with respect and support for a variety of belief and cultural perspectives.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Chaplain Services teams at Samaritan Health Services provide services for the spiritual, religious and emotional needs of patients, families, employees, students and volunteers. We provide a supportive presence in the midst of crisis, with respect and support for a variety of belief and cultural perspectives.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
    • Master's degree preferred.
    • Ordained, commissioned, licensed or endorsed by their pastoral/spiritual community required.
    • Experience or training in pastoral/spiritual care such as Stephen's Ministry, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent required.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Adaptability/Flexibility: Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to urgent medical situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt treatment to offer best possible care to patients.
    • Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss quality issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas.
    • Social Perceptiveness: Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. Interpersonal skills needed to work with distressed and anxious patients, families and employees.
    • Team Building: Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.
    • Conflict resolution: Ability to proactively resolve conflicts in a positive and constructive manner. Possess the knowledge and skills to handle complaints, settle disputes, and negotiate with others to reach mutually beneficial decisions.
    • Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      KNEEL (on knees)

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

      STAND

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

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