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Clinical Educator, Chaplain
POSITION SUMMARY

The Clinical Educator - Chaplain is responsible for the oversight of the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation pastoral/chaplain staff in the clinical care area.  The Clinical Educator - Chaplain serves as a member of the clinical management team to address concerns/problems associated with the delivery of clinical services.  The Clinical Educator will actively participate in the orientation of new clinical staff to include nursing, CNA’s, Social Worker and Pastoral/Chaplain Staff, ensuring orientation processes meet all regulatory requirements.
SUPERVISION         
 
Direct Supervisor:                     Director of Education
Next Line Supervisor:               Chief Operations Officer
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
  • Designs and execute Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Education Program in collaboration with the Director of Education and Senior Leadership.  Program includes position specific orientation programs, competency evaluations, required annual training, continuing education programs and other topics as identified.
  • Will serve as a mentor to new and current employees which may include direct patient care.  As a mentor, must possess the ability to move clinical employees from the position of novice, to intermediate clinician, to skilled clinician in end of life care.
 
  • Responsible for working collaboratively with all departments in the design, evaluation, revision and provision of instruction in the use of the EMR. Performs audits and quality checks in support of performance improvement related to EMR use.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the on-line learning platform. Works collaboratively with other departments to maximize the tracking capabilities in the on-line learning platform.
  • Maintains the clinical simulation environment and resources; collaborates with Clinical departments to coordinate skills demonstrations/evaluation to improve/maintain safety and quality of hands on care.
  • Works collaboratively with clinical leaders to design, implement, evaluate and revise educational modules.
  • Functions as a resource to clinical managers and staff, supporting specified teaching needs in the area of safe and effective delivery of care and continues to develop protocols for best practices in areas of expertise.
  • Provide Just- in-Time Training.
  • Conduct ELNEC training.
  • Attend Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) meetings as needed.
  • Attends mandatory in-services and/or meetings or makes arrangements with the appropriate supervisor for satisfactory compliance.
  • Supports and participates in LEAN Healthcare initiatives.
  • Performs competency assessments and contributes to annual performance evaluations for all Chaplains in collaboration with clinical management.
  • Performance of quarterly chart audits for discipline specific documentation and coaching of staff on best practices of documentation based on audit outcomes.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Education or Chief Operations Officer.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Master of Divinity, Theology, or Pastoral Studies Degree, with preference for institutions accredited by the American Association of Theological Schools
  • A minimum of one Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) unit required, two or more preferred. Equivalencies for CPE will be granted per established guidelines of individual professional organizations.
  • Prior healthcare experience with preference for experience in end of life healthcare settings.
  • Minimum of 3 years of pastoral experience focused on the Family System preferred (providing care in the context of the family unit).
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Skilled in motivating, developing and directing people as they work to enlist cooperation of many people to perform/achieve a common goal.
  • Skilled in identifying the many aspects of complex problems, able to review related information and then develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Demonstrated skills in creating and implementing training programs, includes a working knowledge of adult learning techniques, current standards and strong presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Electronic Medical Record required at 90 days.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Joint Commission, OSHA, CDC and APIC guidelines, regulatory standards and applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, with attention to details and deadlines and to simultaneously handle multiple projects.
  • Possess a professional maturity that consistently sets the tone in carrying out the responsibilities of the position exercising a high degree of honesty, integrity and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates the willingness and ability to function as an integral part of a team, including working some evenings and weekends, if needed, to accommodate the needs of the organization and the training needs of all shifts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Position: Clinical Educator, Chaplain
Organization: Hospice of the Chesapeake
Location: Pasadena,  MD 
United States
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 12/22/2020
Date Posted: 12/23/2020
Requirements REQUIREMENTS
 
Moderate lifting of material in a general office environment - ability to sit, stand, walk and speak on the telephone. External applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential functions, either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined on a case-by-case basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
 
Compliant with health screening and vaccination requirements of organization and position, including TB screening and Influenza vaccination annually.
 
Status: This listing expires on: 2/21/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Hospice of the Chesapeake
Address:
90 Ritchie Highway

Pasadena,  MD 21122
United States
Email:
sbeverly@hospicechesapeake.org
Phone:
(443) 223-9144
Fax:
Contact:
Stacie Beverly, Talent Acquisition Specialist