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Jordan Hospital Hospice Pastoral Counselor in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Per Diem Hospice Pastoral Counselor

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides care and counseling including: spiritual counseling, crisis ministry, bio-ethics counseling, bereavement pastoral counseling and sacramental ministry.

  • Completes psycho spiritual assessment of patient and family.

  • Develops psycho spiritual treatment plan with patient, family and hospice interdisciplinary team.

  • Assures continuity and accessibility of familiar religious resources and traditional practices to patients and their families.

  • Consults with other disciplines and staff on psycho spiritual factors of hospice care.

  • Acts as liaison and consultant to area community clergy.

  • Provides educational programs for community clergy, community providers and hospice staff.

  • Coordinates memorial services sponsored by hospice as directed by the Coordinator of Pastoral Care

  • Provides support to hospice staff

  • Participates in the Agency Quality Assurance Program.

  • Assumes administrative on-call responsibility as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Master of Divinity, Master of Theology or Masters in Pastoral Counseling

    Minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (C.P.E.), two basic, two advanced or equivalent training through an accredited pastoral counseling program .

    KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

    Comprehensive knowledge of hospice counseling practice

    Excellent written, oral and presentation skills

    Demonstrated leadership and customer service approach in a hospice or related setting

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