Posted on: March 27, 2020
We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through
our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match
the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make
the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your
day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that
way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional
opportunities to help our communities grow.
Responding to the healing mission of Jesus and the tradition of
Catherine McAuley to serve the poor and sick person, we participate
in meeting the health needs of the community. Pastoral Services
assists the patient, family, and personnel in meeting their
spiritual, social, and emotional needs during a time of illness,
injury or stress and will minister to all persons, regardless of
their belief system. Performs duties and responsibilities in a
manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service
Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring
ministry's "body", working together for the health and strength of
the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning
at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that
you'll bring with you:
* Education: Bachelors Degree in Theology, Ministry, Counseling,
Divinity or related field. One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education
(NACC or APC)or equivalent experience.
* Experience: Experience in visiting the sick in a ministry
* Certifications: In good standing with community and endorsed or
eligible for endorsement by faith community.
* Other: Compassion and respect the dignity of each person
regardless of their cultural, religious, lifestyle choices or age.
Good communication and listening skills and able to be present to
others. Ability to minister to the whole person with an emphasis on
the spiritual. Ability to be self-reflective about work. Responds
with respect, graciousness, kindness and spiritual comfort. Ability
to work independently in the context of a strong pastoral team and
in cooperation with the interdisciplinary clinical team to provide
quality services resulting in high patient satisfaction. Able to
work in emotional and stressful situations. Advocates for patient,
family member or co-worker when the need arises. Uses computer
systems, pagers, and telephone systems effectively.
* Preferred Education: Some Masters level work in Theology,
Ministry, Counseling, Divinity or related field. Two units of
* Preferred Experience: Current healthcare or military chaplaincy
* Preferred Other: Where needed, language skills or experience with
specific patient groups served. Has some knowledge of, sensitivity
to, and respect for various religions. Knowledge in areas of
pastoral theology, medical ethics, spirituality, death and dying,
and crisis intervention. Appears to be a career ladder
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare
Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our
way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive
health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and
employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers,
including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with
exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong
sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision.
We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to
deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If
that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to
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