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Hospice Chaplain (Per Diem)

UC Davis Medical Center

Sacramento, CA


Hospice Chaplain (Per Diem)

Salary Range: $34.86 Hourly

Final Filing Date: 5/30/2021 


The Chaplain  (per diem) provides comprehensive spiritual services to patients and caregivers. Such services include an initial spiritual assessment, ongoing support, liaison with the spiritual community, as well as appropriate participation in planning and conducting funeral or memorial services, and participation in overall bereavement assessment and follow up. Ministers to a diverse population and is sensitive to their beliefs, cultural and ethnic heritage and spiritual history.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at

Job ID 13454


The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Position: Hospice Chaplain (Per Diem)
Organization: UC Davis Medical Center
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $34.86 Hourly
Posting Start Date: 4/7/2021
Date Posted: 4/6/2021

Required Qualifications

• Completion of Clinical Pastoral Education (4 units) mandatory

• Knowledge and understanding of human behavior, communication, the influence of culture and values, and chaplaincy practice

• Knowledge of suicidal behavior, the ability to assess lethality, and the ability to initiate appropriate plan

• Ability to develop and maintain team effectiveness and cohesion and to establish and maintain a work environment based on mutual respect

• Ability to work independently with flexibility for supervision in complex situations

• Ability to work accurately and quickly under pressure

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information

• Knowledge of community resources and mandated reporting requirements for CPS, APS and domestic violence

• Ability to identify one's own professional strengths and weaknesses and to engage in activities designed to enhance effectiveness and to make constructive use of feedback from peers, subordinates and supervisors

• Skills to perform CPR and participate in advanced care planning discussions

• Knowledge of third party reimbursement systems, procedures and Federal and State regulations pertaining to Home Care/Hospice

• Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice

• Ability to represent the University, Department and Hospice program in a professional manner

• Knowledge of medical terminology


Preferred Qualifications

• HBPC/Hospice chaplain experience

• Master of Divinity, Theology or a comparable degree


Special Requirements

• Valid CA driver's license, participate in DMV pull notice system

• Able to work overtime, on-call, weekends and holidays; some restricted vacation due to program needs

• Able to travel to patient homes 

• This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.

Status: This listing expires on: 5/6/2021
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UC Davis Medical Center

Sacramento,  CA 95817
United States
Human Resources