The Manager of Mission and Spiritual Care partners with the Vice President of Mission/Regional Director of Spiritual Care to develop, organize, and manage department activities pertaining to the provision of Spiritual Care. The manager provides leadership and assists in coordinating efforts (including, but not limited to leadership on the mission and ethics committees) to uphold the mission, values, and traditions of the Catholic health ministry, the legacy of the founding sponsors, and a commitment to body, mind, and spirit health. The manager guides and educates patients, families, and employees, as well as communicates and provides liaison with the local community in accordance with the philosophy, mission statement and objectives of the facility. The manager, certified through the Association of Professional Chaplains or the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, may provide any of the essential functions of a chaplain including assisting with medical ethics concerns, acting as a liaison between hospital staff and patient's family, providing any routine spiritual care documentation in medical and department records and participating in interdisciplinary planning functions.
Participates in regular facility meetings, team meetings, and committees related to the role of Manager of Spiritual care.
Coordinates and leads the integration and continuation of the Mission and values of Mercy Health Toledo.
Ensure the delivery of a complete program of Spiritual care to patients, families, and employees of all faith traditions.
Supervises and facilitates the work of chaplains and other department staff. Makes rounds to support patient satisfaction and spiritual care.
Coordinates clergy, Spiritual visitors, and volunteers from the community.
Supports an interdisciplinary approach to Spiritual care. Has specific responsibility for presence and involvement for Mission, ethics, palliative care, and community outreach.
Develop and maintain proper administration procedures for the department in accordance with institutional policy.
Oversees, organizes and/or directs liturgical worship and maintains prayer spaces. Promotes interfaith activities.
Collaborates with HR to recognize and celebrate employees who demonstrate a commitment to Mission through values-based behaviors. For example, annual mission awarded with the VP of Mission and Values.
May provide any of the essential functions of a chaplain including assisting with medical ethics concerns, acting as a liaison between hospital staff and patient's family, providing any routine spiritual care documentation in medical and department records and participating in interdisciplinary planning functions.
Contributes to the wider community through publication, teaching, and research.
Qualifications - Minimum
Required Minimum Education:
Graduate Degree (Masters)
Specialty/Major: Theology, Spiritual Ministry, Religious Studies or related.
Required: Certification in National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or the Association of Profession Chaplains (APC) as a Chaplain.
Progressive experience in Catholic sponsored health care organizations preferred.
Hours per pay period: 80
Shift and Job Schedule
Job Shift: Days, Job Schedule: Full-Time
Equal Employment Opportunity
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