Texas Health Resources Chaplain PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Job Description

Texas Health Resources is seeking a Chaplain PRN for their Pastoral Care Department.

The Chaplain PRN provides spiritual support to patients, families, and staff, primarily evenings, nights, weekends, and as needed, in order to make available spiritual care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in THR wholly-owned hospital.

Location and Hours:

  • Texas Health Fort Worth (1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76104)

  • PRN “As Needed

  • Variable shifts to include nights and weekend

Salary:

  • $22.03/hour - PRN Rate

Minimum Education Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's of Divinity, Theology, or related degree from an accredited theological school preferred

Required Minimum Experience:

  • One unit of CPE required

  • Two years’ experience in pastoral care or congregational setting preferred

Skills:

  • Graduate level ability in spoken and written English. Ability to communicate in another language highly desirable

  • Gifted to work with and relate with people of diverse backgrounds and religious traditions

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working as a collegial member of the healing team, including nurses and physicians, and community religious leaders

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate theological/ethical/relational issues in the delivery of pastoral and spiritual care

  • Demonstrated ability to make and document professional spiritual assessments in patients’ medical records to contribute to interdisciplinary team care planning

  • Demonstrated ability to offer religious/spiritual rites as needed in hospital context for patients, families, and staff.

Qualifications

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide pastoral and spiritual care to patients, employees, families, and volunteers in keeping with departmental standards

  • Professionally assesses and documents patient spiritual needs and resources to inform the interdisciplinary care team’s plan of care for patient.

  • Arrange for local clergy to visit with patients when patient or family requests visit. Participate in the Attending Clergy Association when available.

  • Respond to required and mandatory completion of THR modules to address safety and quality as a major responsibility of THR

  • Maintain an active relationship with one’s own denomination

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.