Gentiva Hospice Chaplain - Bereavement Coordinator (dual role) in Augusta, Maine
Gentiva Hospice is member of the Gentiva family - an industry leader in hospice, palliative and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you’ll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people’s lives every day.
We’re looking for a full time Chaplain - Bereavement Coordinator (dual role) to join our new start hospice team in Augusta, ME.
You will report directly to the Administrator or Executive Director. You will be responsible for the spiritual services and bereavement needs provided to hospice patients and families.
You’ll be developing the spiritual plan of care for each patient and family
You’ll be visiting patients and families identified as appropriate for pastoral services and provide direct spiritual counsel, prayer, and ministry as appropriate
You’ll be assisting in understanding the significant spiritual concerns related to the patient and family response to dying
You’ll serve as liaison and resource for community clergy
You’ll be providing bereavement needs of staff, including volunteers
You’ll provide education and training to staff, community and contract agencies, to assists them in understanding the psychosocial dynamics associated with illness, loss, and death
The candidate must meet ONE of the following requirements:
BS or BA in theology, religion, human services, sociology or related field, from a college or university.
A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, theology or divinity from an accredited college or university. (preferred)
A minimum of one unit of Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE)-accredited CPE
Note a degree received from an accredited college/university is preferred. If the degree is received from a non-accredited college or university, AVPO approval is required prior to hire.
Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO
Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program
Professional Growth and Development Opportunities
This is a safety-sensitive position
Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits
Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements
We are proud to be an EEO employer
We maintain a drug-free workplace
Position Type: Full-Time
Company: Gentiva Hospice