Hospice Spiritual Care Coordinator

US-OH-Akron
Job ID
2017-5730
Category
Bereavement / Spiritual Care

Overview

Great Lakes Caring understands that the value and quality of our care relies upon the ability and satisfaction of our employees. We prioritize patient care and employee satisfaction above corporate profitability. Because our core values underscore the foundation of our culture, we created I Am Great Lakes Caring to ensure that every employee embraces and is committed to our company's focus and mission. If you share our commitment to delivering superior quality care and loving where you work, then we invite you to join our team of compassionate professionals.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to quality. It is at the core of everything I do and every decision I make.

 

The Spiritual Care Coordinator is responsible to develop, implement and supervise the spiritual care performed for each client.

 

My commitment will include:

  • Providing meaningful spiritual support for hospice patients and families in an organized and consistent manner through the spiritual care team or community clergy.
  • Providing spiritual care support through the coordination of community, religion or spiritual leaders, memorial services, family assessment and conferences for end-of-life patients.
  • Consulting to interdisciplinary team, client and family in issues related to spirituality and a religious belief system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Baccalaureate degree in counseling, theology, divinity or related field. Completion of one unit of clinical pastoral education preferred or minister services.
  • Licensure: Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Experience: One (1) year experience in a health care or hospice setting preferred. Experience in family counseling regarding issues of loss, grief, death and dying.
  • Skills: Ability to develop and maintain rapport with family and clients. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team. Excellent skills in interpersonal relations and organization. Demonstrates problem solving and decision making abilities. Possesses interpersonal skills that promote entry into homes, interdisciplinary collaboration and effective communication, and motivate the involvement of the faith community. Knowledge of community resources and methods for client/family referrals.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation.

 

I am committed to a caring culture that embraces teamwork and supports the employee.

 

At Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice we want you to love your work and the people you work with, while making a positive difference in the lives of patients. That is why a career at Great Lakes Caring offers:

  • A new challenge that allows you to spend more quality time with patients
  • A flexible schedule to accommodate a work/life balance
  • Competitive compensation (based on experience)
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization and longevity
  • NURSECAR company car program
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to integrity, efficiency and the highest ethical standards.

 

Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice is one of the nation’s leading providers of in home health care. Since 1994, Great Lakes Caring has dedicated its resources to providing value-based, high quality care wherever our patients call home. Great Lakes Caring’s primary focus is to provide superior quality health care to those we are honored to serve, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes which drive extraordinary patient outcomes. With locations across the country, Great Lakes Caring provides the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Great Lakes Caring is committed to being a great place to work for employees, and is the recipient of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Healthcare and Best Workplaces for Millennials awards, in addition to being recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For.

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