St. Anthony Summit Medical Center is a Level III Trauma Center serviced by Flight For Life® Colorado and nationally recognized for excellence in patient satisfaction. We provide a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Summit County and the surrounding areas including Surgical, Emergency, Critical Care, Birth Center, Orthopedic, Breast Care, Digital Mammography, Breast MRI, Radiology and Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, Summit Sleep Disorders Center, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) and Summit Spine Services. Located in the charming mountain community of Frisco, CO, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center has provided 30+ years of service to residents and the visitors who enjoy spending time in these world famous outdoor playgrounds. In addition, Summit Medical Center employs seasonal professionals (Nov. to April) to support Colorado’s nearby ski resorts with on-site urgent care during the busy winter months. Enjoy an exceptional quality of life year-round with walking/bike trails right outside your door, arts and music festivals, and of course skiing, snowboarding and every winter activity imaginable. For more about Summit Medical Center and life in Frisco, CO please visit http://www.summitmedicalcenter.org.
Collaborates with the Spiritual Care team to provide pastoral care services to patients and their family members. Responds to urgent situations, including but not limited to medical emergencies (Code Blue) or death(s) at the request of administrative coordinators, nurses, family, etc. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
Minimum Education Requirements
Master's of Divinity or equivalent degree from accredited seminary
Affiliation and active involvement with a recognized Christian denomination.
2 Units (quarters) of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education), preferred
Minimum Experience Requirements
Two years in direct pastoral ministry, with demonstrated effectiveness
Ministry in an acute/healthcare setting, preferred
Board Certified by National Association for Catholic Chaplains or the Association of Professional Chaplains or the willingness, ability and a plan to obtain certification within 3 years.
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Demonstrates the values of Christian faith in personal life and ministry.*
Able to incorporate Centura's Mission and Ministry and its core values of Integrity, Spirituality, Imagination, Excellence, Respect, and Compassion at all times.*
Understands and exemplifies the value of prayer.*
Demonstrates good organizational, self-management, and relationship building skills.*
Understands ministry to people who are ill, in crisis and those who are dying, and those in their immediate circle of support; ministers effectively to such people.*
Demonstrates ability to relate positively to people from a variety of religious and cultural backgrounds, and with people in the full range of age groups.*
Has good physical and emotional health in order to cope with a complex environment, irregular hours, and expected periods of intense ministry.*
Has personal resources and ability to remain individually functional while responding to the needs of people in crisis.*
Provides on-call services for nights, weekends, holidays or other times requested by the director.*
Assesses the spiritual needs of patients to assist the healing process as part of a holistic team – ability to conduct a multi-faceted assessment of patient.*
Provides focused attention to patients, loved ones and staff without agenda, i.e. effectively listens and responds to patients, loved ones and staff.*
Conveys to patient, family and staff personalized care ("we care for you").*
Is able to enable an experience of God's nearness, safety and comfort.*
Assists patients, loved ones and staff in articulating their struggles as well as their inner resources of strength, meaning, faith and hope i.e. ability to explore options and help patient identify and manage next step on journey.*
Assists patient and loved ones with major health decisions. Helps clarify moral, medical/ethical issues.*
Enables patients, loved ones, and staff to seek their spiritual center and uses religious/cultural appropriate resources.*
Consistency of care. Regular patient loved one and staff visitation. Makes rounds and/or checks in with Clinical staff regularly in assigned areas.*
Appropriately responds to all Cor-Zero and other emergencies, verifying patient identity, notifying family, coordinating with staff, family and legal authorities.*
Retains personal and professional perspective, faith, and compassion under extreme emotional stress.*
Documents/charts and completes all paperwork with pastoral activities and in compliance with hospital, state and federal regulations.*
Provides information on Advanced Medical Directives.*
Promotes and develops the coordination of care - Ability to participate in interdisciplinary conferences, contributing significant data for comprehensive and holistic care/treatment plan.*
Develops expertise in needs and strengths of patients, loved ones, and staff within assigned units.*
Ability to facilitate professional meetings, and interdisciplinary conferences.*
Ability to negotiate solutions among diverse viewpoints.*
Ability to network with community clergy and congregations, providing a continuum of spiritual/pastoral care across settings.*
Ability to interface with community and staff re: holistic care.*
Leads, conducts worship services as assigned or needed within assigned clinical areas and hospital.*
Ability for systems-thinking and management (facilitating relationships, building partnerships, networking constituencies) for more comprehensive, personalized, holistic outcomes for patients and for staff.*
Staff Education regarding spiritual assessment, when and how to refer, spiritual needs of specific patient population and other information needed within assigned areas.*
Patient Education regarding spiritual issues, hope, dying, grief, stress, care giving, role of prayer, etc.*
Mentors chaplain Interns/residents as assigned.*
Trained as an Organ and Tissue Requestor and effectively works as a designated Requestor.
Collaboratively works with Pastoral Services/Mission and Ministry staff.*
Serves on task forces, projects, and/or committees as assigned, including Quality Improvement initiatives.*
Familiar with and able to articulate the ethical and religious directives for Catholic health care.
Maintains high level of skills through continuing education.*
Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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