Chaplain (Horry County)
- Provides spiritual and emotional support to the Hospice patient and family.
- Assesses patients/families accepted on the Hospice Program to determine spiritual and emotional needs within 5 days of admission 80 percent of observation.
- Attends interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings.
*Recognizes signs and symptoms of the actively dying patient and communicates this information to team members.
- With the patient/family’s permission, informs patient’s minister, priest, or rabbi that patient is receiving Hospice care. Coordinates community spiritual care.
- Honors and encourages the patient/family relationship with their own minister. Coordinates minister documentation in patient’s chart.
- Provides continuing support for families through coordination of bereavement care services for 12 months after patient’s death.
- Provides assistance as needed or requested at time of patient’s death (i.e. funerals, worship services.)
- Ordained clergy (if no related degree)
- Preferred Education: Bachelors or Masters Theology.
- At least 2 years of pastoral experience preferred. Participation in educational opportunities dealing with death and dying.
Must have a valid South Carolina driver’s license and a vehicle available at all times.
Physical Requirements: Refer to Occupational Risk Assessment
Florence, SC, United States