Providence Care, Kingston is Southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of aging, mental health & rehabilitative care. Continuing the legacy the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Providence Care’s Mission and Values focus on enhancing the quality of life and instilling hope as we treat each person with respect, dignity & compassion.
Part Time Position Reference#:20-786
The Spiritual Health Practitioner works collaboratively within inter-professional teams in Providence Care to enhance quality of life through psycho-spiritual therapeutic approaches to care. Working within an approach to care which embraces both Person and Family Centered Care, the Spiritual Health Practitioner enhances and facilitates the spiritual health of patients and their families as they mobilize spiritual health resources available to them for well-being, given the current circumstances and transitions in their lives. The Spiritual Health Practitioner supports persons and families as they develop hopeful goals for the future (which may include Advance Care Planning and/or End of Life preparation) and enables meaningful spiritual health experiences that strengthen personal dignity, values and identity. The Spiritual Health Practitioner engages people of all beliefs, respecting and offering compassion for diverse belief systems and world views.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s Degree in Religious, Theological or Pastoral studies
- Current certification as Certified Spiritual Care Practitioner and/or Certified Psycho-spiritual Therapist with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC), or in process of completing certification
- Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), or in process of completing registration
- Two-years of related spiritual health clinical practice experience, preferred
- Assurance that one is not under an Ethics Committee investigation with CASC or an investigation under the Professional Misconduct Regulation of the CRPO.
At Providence Transitional Care Centre the Spiritual Health Practitioner works within an inter-professional team to support convalescence, respite and restorative care and other specialized services and programs that improve patient and family experience, and promote and preserve wellness and functionality of older adults. The successful candidate will join a Community of Practice that includes 10 Spiritual Health Practitioners in Kingston. We are a CASC SPE Centre dedicated to learning about innovative therapeutic approaches to care for a person’s spiritual health.
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