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Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Eau Claire
Spiritual Care
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!
Position description
The chaplain provides emotional support, spiritual counsel and comfort in addressing the spiritual needs of patients as assigned. This individual provides a spiritual perspective when consulting with Mayo Clinic staff, patients and families regarding ethical, moral or personal issues. The chaplain is skilled in crisis and is an active participant in the interdisciplinary patient care team. This individual promotes a healing environment enhancing spiritual and emotional health for both patients and staff. Participates in teamwork with other members of the department, including providing unit and on-call coverage. The chaplain's duties include providing/arranging sacraments/rituals from many faith traditions of patients, relatives and staff as requested.
The chaplain works cooperatively with other members of the Spiritual Care Department in planning and providing a total program of spiritual care. Serves on committees/task forces within the department, hospital and/or enterprise. Supports and participates in the educational programs of the department. In addition, the chaplain supports leadership through activities that includes development of staff, teaching, staff care, critical incident stress management, community involvement, and participation in research as appropriate. Must be available to work flexible hours which can include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends with on-call required. Assists in orienting new personnel to the department.
Prepares and maintains records for assigned areas. Documents patient care encounters in the medical record. Records work tasks in direct patient care within EPIC to document productivity. This individual must demonstrate humility in regards of ones cultures and working knowledge of other cultures. Awareness and knowledge of principles of human development across the lifespan. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required.
Hospice chaplains and those with multiple work locations also travel to provide spiritual support in facilities or patients' residences. May require being an Independent Living Donor Advocate (ILDA) upon completion of training. Other chaplain roles in the enterprise also include advance care planning.
Masters Theological degree (e.g. Master of Divinity (MDiv/equivalency as established by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) from an accredited seminary of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)). Minimum of four units Clinical Pastoral Education from an Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) approved center with the exception of faith group specific applicants for whom CPE is not required. In these cases, the applicant must complete four ACPE units within two years of hire and become Board Certified within four years of hire. An applicant of a current ACPE Resident with three completed units of Clinical Pastoral Education must complete the fourth CPE unit within 1 year of hire. Strong verbal and written communication skills required, including computer skills.
Additional qualifications
Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred. Two years working experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Preferred education: Master's/Advanced Degree in related fields (e.g. Master's in Public Health (MPH; advanced research degree and Masters in Philosophy/Ethics which is common in seminary/religious/ethical education training).
License or certification
Endorsement for service as a Chaplain by appropriate faith community. Board Certification or certification-eligible (BCC) within one or more of the following: Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), National Association of Catholic Chaplains/United States Catholic Conference of Bishops (NACC/USCCB), the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), or the Association of Jewish Chaplains (AJC). Board Certified Chaplain preferred upon hire; otherwise completion of certification within 3 years of hire with a national association (as listed above) which requires a minimum of four units of ACPE education. For chaplains whose clinical assignment(s) require travel, an unrestricted, unexpired Driver's license is required.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $1936.00, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday - Friday: 0730-1600 with some weekend and weeknight on-call responsibilities. There is a possibility for second shift responsibilities.
Weekend schedule
Some weekend on-call responsibilities.
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
Other Patient Care
Job posting number
Stephanie Finer
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Eau Claire , Chaplain, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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