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Chaplain

Company: US Medical Management
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ChaplainU.S. Medical Management (USMM) is an affiliate of a leading Fortune 100 company. A national organization built on a continuum of care with premier healthcare providers, clinicians and patient focused individuals working together. Our Mission - "Through Compassionate Patient-Centered Care in the Home; We will Provide Exceptional Outcomes across our Continuum of Services" - Visiting Physicians Association, Pinnacle Senior Care, Grace Hospice, Comfort Hospice, Home DME & our In Home Health Assessments (IHA). Our Values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork & Excellence are leading us to a better tomorrow for patient care. Our Purposes Centered on "We are Unified in our Work through our Continuum of Services" "We can Find Comfort that We are Making a Difference for our Patients" & "We make a Broader Positive Impact on Society", allows USMM to be poised for a phenomenal future. We are seeking candidates who desire the experience of delivering quality & compassionate healthcare within proven care models with patients at the forefront of everything we do.Position DescriptionThe Hospice Chaplain is a qualified individual that provides guidance and support to other team members to ensure the spiritual needs and concerns of the hospice patients and family are met via the development of a patient and family's plan of care.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide spiritual counseling to the hospice patients and family and assist the patient and family in evaluating his/her spiritual needs
  • Be an active participant in interdisciplinary group meetings and maintain an open communication with all members of the interdisciplinary group
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality
  • Facilitates connection to spiritual resources in the community as needed
  • Preside over funeral services as requested by the family
  • Attends all mandatory in-services and meetings provided by agency
  • Participates in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program through submission of data focusing on indicators related to improved palliative outcomes and serving on QAPI team
    • Participates in Performance Improvement activities
    • Understands and apply basic infection control principles and procedures. Will contact supervisor with any concerns related to infection control
    • Follows agency policies and procedures to operate and furnish services in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations
    • Performs additional duties as assignedREQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
      • Bachelor's degree in religious studies, or similar applicable subject
      • Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record
      • At least one (1) year experience within hospice
      • Be a recognized spiritual leader known throughout the community
      • Be able to affirm the religious and spiritual freedom of all persons and refrain from imposing doctrinal positions or spiritual practices on persons whom they encounter in their professional role as chaplain
      • Be available at all times during agency operating hours
      • Has the mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the position
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Proficiency in personal computer use including email, clinical, word processing, and spreadsheet softwarePreferred Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
        • Master's Degree
        • Completion of at least 1 Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) unit

Keywords: US Medical Management, Newport News , Chaplain, Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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