Clinically trained minister responsible for providing spiritual care to our primary customers, partners,
and team members. Participates as a member of the healthcare team in evaluating spiritual needs of
patients, and providing appropriate interventions to meet such needs. Fosters a sense of mission that
enhances a culture of Trust, experience of Belonging, and a future of Hope within the hospital and the
healthcare team. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
Assesses spiritual needs of patients and provides appropriate interventions with consideration to growth development needs and age group
Receives referrals from all members of the healthcare team, and follows up on these referrals within 24 hours
May develop a pastoral care plan for patients by identifying objectives, interventions and desired outcomes.
Available for on-call duty (nights, weekends, holidays) as scheduled by the Senior Director/ Associate Director of Pastoral Care
Participates in patient-care rounds and discharge planning process
Communicates appropriate information to the interdisciplinary team through appropriate charting on the Spiritual Clinical Consult Form in the medical record
Exhibits knowledge of the levels of growth, development, and skills for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Personal commitment to God.
Personal integrity and an ability to work under stress.
Ability to effectively relate to persons of diverse religious, educational, and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to earn respect of nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master of Divinity degree
Minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Education
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
Congregational pastoral experience
Four-unit residency in Clinical Pastoral Education
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Ordination/licensure as minister in good standing
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
Board Certification with the Association of Professional Chaplains
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.