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Wellforce Hospice Chaplain in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Home Health Foundation values our employee and patient experience above all else. We are proud of our longstanding history of employing exceptional people who deliver exceptional care through a range of medical professional, paraprofessional and administrative roles. Are you ready to make a difference, in your life and in your community? At HHF, we strongly believe that a workplace culture built on diverse ideas and backgrounds creates an inclusive environment that drives innovation. We are committed to building a talented and diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve each day and we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups. Apply today to join our team of healthcare heroes!

*Exceptional People To Provide Exceptional Care!*

Your skill and experience can make a difference in the lives of people nearing the end of their life’s journey.

As a Chaplain, you are a member of the hospice team with advanced training in theology and/or psychology who is able to provide a wide range of supportive services to people from a variety of religious backgrounds and experiences during a time of crisis in their lives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides spiritual support to patients and families, contact all patients/families by phone within 3 days and completes a Spiritual Assessment Form within 5 calendar days of admission.

  • Based on assessment and patient /family wishes, provides spiritual support in a nonjudgmental manner.

  • Communicate patient/family reports concisely and effectively to team.

  • Participates in family conferences and serve as a liaison with the patient’s spiritual community leader.

  • Assists with funeral and memorial services when requested and collaborate effectively with other members of IDT.

  • Assists with hospice education and memorial services in community and participate in achieving MVH goals and objectives.

    Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in religion/theology, pastoral care, human services, or counseling with at least one unit of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education)

  • Some field experience in ministry.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and sensitivity to, the spiritual issues expressed by the terminally ill and their families.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the grieving process.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Hospice philosophy of health care delivery.

  • Ability to be open, flexible and ecumenical in ministry.

    Assisting in servicing Southern New Hampshire and Northwestern Massachusetts

    Home Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the patient population in which we serve. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Home Health Foundation is especially interested in candidates who, through their service, training and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of our health care community.

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