Jul 14, 2020

Chaplain Resident

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesChaplain Resident is to provide spiritual care services to patients, families, and staff of RRUCLA Medical Center while participating in a year of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) for the professional development of spiritual leadership and pastoral/spiritual care skills.  CPE program includes being on-call on assigned days. QualificationsBachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred, and a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (or equivalency, as determined by the Director of Spiritual Care Department). Pastoral care/spiritual care skills and experience. Willingness and ability to engage in pastoral/spiritual care-giving to persons of any faith group. Sensitivity to diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural practices and values. Ability to respond to people of diverse backgrounds in a caring and compassionate way, enabling them to make decisions, accept loss, and cope with crisis situations. Ability to function effectively in crisis or under stress. Capable of theological and spiritual reflection with persons. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members, managers, volunteers, administrators, patients, and families. Ability to articulate and communicate spiritual and/or religious needs of patients to the multi-disciplinary health care team and to other chaplains/spiritual care-givers. Ability to work collegially with and to appreciate community religious leaders and their gifts to the hospital spiritual care and ministry. Willingness to engage in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program with openness and intentionality. Ability to be organized, responsible, and dependable. Flexibility, genuineness, sensitivity, and willingness to assist in other areas of pastoral/spiritual care duties. Ability to be mobile and function with overnight on-call responsibilities. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 75504118.jpg