Spiritual Care Provider – Welland

VACANCY NUMBER: 17446CC

JOB TITLE: SPIRITUAL CARE PROVIDER, CASUAL PT

STATUS: CASUAL PART TIME – AFTER HOURS ON CALL

DEPARTMENT: SPIRITUAL & RELIGIOUS CARE

LOCATION: WELLAND SITE

HOURS OF WORK: ON-CALL AS NEEDED

POSTING DATE: 10 October 2019

CLOSING DATE: 10 November 2019

UNION: NON UNION

WAGE RANGE: $32.875 TO $37.195 PER HOUR

POSITION OBJECTIVE:

Reporting to the Coordinator, Spiritual Care, the After-Hours On- Call Spiritual Care Provider will provide holistic care to patients, families, staff, and volunteers on an on-call basis for urgent referrals across all of the Niagara Health System locations. Functioning as a member of the inter-professional healthcare team in the provision of spiritual care, duties may include accompaniment, counselling, prayer, provision of rituals, sacramental ministry, and referral. Call-in hours are 4:30 pm to 8:30 am weekdays and 24 hours on weekends and statutory holidays. The successful candidate will become part of a self-scheduling team of four which (one-at-a-time) covers Niagara Health on a rotational basis, under the direction of the Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of one year of a Master’s degree either in Divinity or a clinically relevant field, and completion of one Advanced Unit of Supervised Pastoral Education within the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) preferred. (A minimum of two Supervised Pastoral Education Units and a completed baccalaureate are mandatory.)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and spiritual & religious care skills.
  • Strong knowledge of all relevant community resources available.
  • Ability to integrate spirituality and psychology in clinical practice.
  • Good working knowledge of Professional and Clinical Ethics.
  • Ability to work effectively within an inter-professional team.
  • Superior knowledge of issues, principles and practices related to spiritual and religious care.
  • Consistent and regular attendance required.

Recruitment Specialist: Christine Callaghan

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Niagara Health is committed to Employment Equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Niagara Health will provide accommodations through the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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