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PRN Chaplain

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 29, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Pediatrics
Employment Type
Full Time
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At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

We are seeking a chaplain to provide on-site spiritual care services in the VCU Medical Center, which is a Level One Trauma Center and a tertiary care hospital with many intensive care units treating a wide range of medical conditions. The PRN Chaplain will offer professional multi-faith sensitive spiritual and emotional care to the patients, families, and team members of the VCU Medical Center. The PRN chaplain is a member of the VCU Department of Patient Counseling and the VCU Health Department of Spiritual Care and serves on the interdisciplinary team with primary spiritual care responsibilities for patients and families in various clinical environments in VCU Health as assigned.

Duties typically include responding to traumas, codes, and other crises, providing spiritual carein a multi-faith context to patients, families and team members, being a support to patients andfamilies at the end of life as well as to families suffering the loss of a loved one, assisting with advance directives, doing pre-operative visits, and being a caring and supportive presence to other team members. For a Board Certified Chaplain, there may be other duties as well. The hours scheduled may be a mix of days, evenings, overnights, and weekends, depending on our need and your availability.

Required Qualifications:

• Completion of a Bachelors Degree (BA, BS) at an institution recognized by CHEA (Council on Higher Education Accreditation).

• One or more units of Clinical Pastoral Education [certified by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE), the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care/ Association Canadienne des Soins Spirituels (CASC/ACSS)].

Preferred Qualifications:

Board Certified, Provisionally Board Certified, or Board Eligible Chaplain by one of the following: Association of Professional Chaplains (APC); National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC); Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC); or The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care/Association Canadienne des Soins Spirituels (CASC/ACSS).

Salary Range: $18-$25/hour
Anticipated Start Date: 11/10/2021

Position Details:
Department: Department of Patient Counseling, College of Health Professions
Employment Type: Hourly

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