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SSM Health - St. Mary's Hospital

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Job Description:

Are you a compassionate person that has a desire to minister to people? Our Chaplains minister to both staff and patients, providing for their spiritual and emotional needs. This position will have responsibilities at both of our SSM Health Southern Illinois hospitals - Centralia and Mt. Vernon. The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 units of clinical pastoral education (or be willing to obtain once hired).

Responds to the emotional and spiritual needs of patients, family members, and fellow employees. Participates in a multidisciplinary palliative care team.

• Meets the spiritual and emotional needs of patients/families through timely assessment, intervention, and communication.
• As measured by employee satisfaction, collaborates with co-workers to accomplish departmental goals and offers assistance to balance workload.
• Contributes to the satisfaction of the medical staff by responding to physician referrals on the same day they are received.
• Contributes to a safe environment by reporting all safety/security risks.
• Intervenes in crisis situations to provide support in navigating the initial spiritual and emotional issues for patients, families, and co-workers.
• Contributes to the overall financial performance of the department by following policies and procedures, working efficiently, and reporting needed changes.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree required
• Master's degree preferred

• One year experience in pastoral care


Benefits Statement:
Our robust employee benefits package includes health benefits, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long-term disability coverage, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption reimbursement, an employee assistance program, retirement plan options and more.

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings.

Company Information

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital–Centralia, operating in partnership with the Felician Sisters, is a 113-bed hospital specializing in cancer care. For six consecutive years, Healthgrades has presented SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital–Centralia with the Outstanding Patient Experience Award and with the Critical Care Excellence Award. In 2014, Quest by Premier Inc. recognized SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital–Centralia with the Citation of Merit Award for High-Value Healthcare.

Application Instructions:

Requisition #: R6118
Facility: IL- St. Mary's Hospital CentraliaIL-Good Samaritan Hospital Mt. VernonIL-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Centralia
Address: 400 N. Pleasant Ave Centralia, IL
1 Good Samaritan Way Mt. Vernon, IL
420 N Pleasant Ave Centralia, IL
Shift: Variable Shift
Employment Type: Full Time
Scheduled Hours Per Week: 32
Posting Date: 2/28/2020