Job Description



To perform this job successfully, an individual should have some college-level education in religious studies, counseling, or similar field.  Requires experience in hospital setting working with multiple faiths, religious backgrounds and cultures. Prior hospital experience at the pastoral/clergy level preferred. Certification as a Chaplain also preferred.
 
Requires ability to read and interpret documents in English, and write routine reports and correspondence.  Writing ability required to prepare reports and compose correspondence.  Prefer bi-lingual in English and Spanish.   Understanding of rules of grammar, spelling and punctuation necessary.  Requires individual to be compassionate, conversant, and understands multiple types of a diverse population.  Good verbal communication skills required to deal with interpersonal situations in a professional manner.
 
Requires general math skill, ability to work with numbers and complete forms. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Must have the ability to stay calm and maintain composure in a crises situation. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have accuracy and ability to type using software programs, i.e., Microsoft programs, Email and Internet software.
 
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Chaplain Assistant at Sierra View Medical Center is responsible for the scheduling and coordination of Pastoral Care (Chaplaincy) Services provided at the Hospital.
 
 The Chaplain Assistant will also provide such services directly, including a range of pastoral visits, prayer and worship opportunities, and other services as directed by the Human Resources Manager.
 
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours which may include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call in the Director's absence. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
 
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
 
The employee must work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors from all departments of the Hospital and government agency employees.

 
The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
 
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.


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