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Burlington, Wisconsin
20 Sep 2022

Major Responsibilities:

  • Deliverance of a wholistic ministry of pastoral care and sacraments for patients, families, physicians and associates.
  • Participation in the life and work of the department to assure integrated efficient services.
  • Participation in grand rounds, case conferences, teams meetings, identifying resolving ethical dilemmas in assigned areas.
  • Support of the Advocate mission, values and philosophy in areas of clinical responsibilities.
  • Participation in educational initiatives and support groups for patients and families, hospital staff, community and church groups.
  • Maintenance of good standing and ecclesiastical endorsement through active participation in the life and work of one's faith group.

Education/Experience Required:

  • 1) Master of Divinity or equivalency. If equivalency, a letter is required from a certification agency (APC, NACC, ACPE, NAJC) stating that the theological education standards for certification have been met. 2) Four units of CPE from an acredited ACPE site. 3) A letter of eccesiastical endorsement from theirfaith community. If the letter is not present, it must be obrained by the chaplain within one year of date of hire.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • minimum typing skills and ability to navigate computers for electronic charting
  • Certification from a profesional chaplaincy agency (APC, NACC, ACPE, NAJC) within three years of date of hire.

Physicial Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Strong communication and human relation skills. Conflict and crisis management experience. Small and large group leadership skills. Available for on-call, varying shifts and weekend worship. 50 hours of work related Continuing Education must be submitted to the immediate supervisor each year at the time of chaplain s annual performance review.
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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  • Job Reference: 717167692-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Advocate Aurora Health
  • Location: Burlington, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application