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Seattle Children’s Hospital Chaplain, Per Diem in Seattle, Washington

Overview:Provide for the spiritual, emotional, religious and educational needs of patients, their families, loved ones, care givers, staff, faculty and volunteers.#LI-NC1RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: * A Master of Divinity degree or equivalent graduate degree in theology, religious studies, pastoral counseling, or spirituality appropriate for board certification * Satisfactory completion of four units (if board certified) or two units (if working toward board certification) of clinical pastoral education in a program accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education * Ordination/commissioning and ecclesiastical endorsement or equivalent for healthcare chaplaincy by one's religious judicatory body as well as a member in good standing with endorsing body * One year of healthcare ministry experience as staff, student, and/or volunteer * Strong experience and interpersonal skills in assessing and addressing spiritual, religious, and existential distress with anxious patients, families, and staff * Experience in working effectively and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team utilizing knowledge and practice of theology, the grieving process, and medical ethical issues * Experience in providing staff support (group, individual, and/or organizational) through formal and informal debriefings and intentional rounding with staff Required Credentials: * Within two years of start date, must be certified and maintain certification by a professional chaplaincy organization that participates in the Common Standards and the Common Code of Ethics (e. g., the Association of Professional Chaplains, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains), except if one is from a religious/spiritual tradition that does not yet have a path to certification by one of the recognized certifying bodies. Provisional certification is acceptable. Preferred: * Current certification by a professional chaplaincy organization that participates in the Common Standards and the Common Code of Ethics (e.g., the Association of Professional Chaplains, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains), except if one is from a religious/spiritual tradition that does not yet have a path to certification by one of the recognized certifying bodies. Alternatively, must be provisionally certified or be eligible to obtain certification within 1-3 years of employment * Maintenance of professional certification * Chaplaincy experience in a pediatric hospital or academic healthcare organization focusing on children, families, and staff * Ability to communicate orally in Spanish at functional or fluent proficiency or other non-English language * Experience in working with those from various cultural, linguistic, religious and non-religious backgrounds * Experience in providing staff support through events such as or similar to Tea for the Soul * Experience in staff support and education related to spiritual care, spiritual/religious/existential distress, cultural/spiritual humility, resiliency and palliative care * Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training and experience in facilitating healthcare staff debriefings * Experience with research related to spiritual care and healthcare chaplaincyOur Commitment to DiversityOur community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. and

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