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Longleaf Hospice selects employees based on how well an applicant’s qualifications match the requirements of an open position. We look closely at the job-related education, work history and experience, proven skills, and other relevant factors included in the application. We retain completed applications on file for 60 days. If you would like to be considered for other posted positions and have a completed application, please submit a letter of interest for the particular position to Terrie.Lang@longleafhospice.com. Longleaf Hospice offers a generous compensation package for full time employment which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance in addition to participation in a 401k plan and paid vacation and holidays.

Open Positions

Hospice Chaplain - PRN

Job Title: Hospice Chaplain – PRN
Reports To: Clinical Director
Home office location: Atlanta, GA

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (BD, MDiv or equivalent Theological degree); or ordained and/or licensed by an ecclesiastical organization as a minister with at least four units of clinical pastoral education from a nationally recognized provider; or training and experience providing comfort and support to those dealing with
death and dying in a hospice setting and working under the supervision of a Spiritual Care Coordinator who has at least one unit of clinical pastoral education.
  • Ability to work as a member of the Interdisciplinary Group. Comfort in an interfaith setting. Ability to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values. Ability to network with community clergy and congregations. Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care. Hospice experience preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Assures spiritual assessment of patients/families/caregivers in the hospice program and appropriate services are rendered in a timely manner.
  • Attend Interdisciplinary Group Plan of Care meetings as a member of the Interdisciplinary Group
  • Notifies hospice patients as to the availability of clergy and to the extent desired by the patient/family, will make reasonable efforts to arrange for visits of clergy and other members of religious organizations in the community.
  • Maintains records of spiritual care services utilization and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policy and procedure review and revision.
  • Coordinates and documents services provided by others providing spiritual support under the Plan of Care; documents ongoing communication with community chaplains and spiritual counselors
  • Provides consultation, education, and support to the Interdisciplinary Group on spiritual care.
  • Provides direct spiritual care to patients/families/caregivers as needed and documents direct spiritual care.
  • Coordinates and/or provides for funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.
  • Along with Bereavement Coordinator, coordinates periodic memorial services to meet the needs of personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/spiritual counselors working with the hospice team.
  • Assists in supervision of spiritual care volunteers when assigned to patients/ families/caregivers.
  • Other duties as directed


All Employees agree to adhere to the mission, vision and guiding principles of Longleaf Hospice

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