Chaplain Per Diem-Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center Wilkes-Barre
Location: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: R-28882
Offers spiritual and emotional support directly to the patients and their families and caregivers; team members; and, as needed, to the clergy of the patients. Responsible for teaching applicable philosophies and assisting with organization of daily activities as assigned.This Chaplain position is a non-benefited per diem 8-12 hour shift position in a fast paced level 2 trauma center that includes covering weekends, nights, and holidays. Master Degree in Divinity, Theology, Religious Studies, or related field required. 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) required. Coverage of Geisinger Community Medical Center as needed.
Functions as a member of team by attending interdisciplinary team conference, support meetings, and other meetings as appropriate.
Assesses each patient and family and caregiver for spiritual needs and concerns in consultation with other team members.
Provides direct chaplaincy service (when accepted) to patients and their families and caregivers of different philosophies and religious perspectives.
Consults, if requested by patient and family, the patient's clergy of choice and advises him and her on admission.
Documents all visits and phone calls and places documentation in clinical record within an appropriate time frame.
Provides counseling as needed and requested.
Provides consultation, counsel, and support to other team members as appropriate.
Assists with training programs and in-services education as requested.
Assists with community education as applicable.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Master's Degree-Divinity (Required)
Minimum of 3 years-Related work experience (Preferred)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Ordination/Commissioning or Ecclesiastical Endorsement - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.