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Atrium Health Staff Chaplain - Atrium Health Charlotte PRN in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Summary

Provides direct spiritual care services as needed to patients, families and teammates, assuming comprehensive spiritual care responsibility for the various clinical areas. Discharges any other additional spiritual duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Performs daily spiritual care visitation.

  • Ensures appropriate response and follow-up on all referrals.

  • Provides Spiritual Care and counseling to patients, families and teammates of all cultural and spiritual backgrounds, does not proselytize.

  • Provides statistics of Spiritual Care activities and completes charting for spiritual care interactions.

  • Supports faith group leaders visiting their members who are patients.

  • Engages in spiritual care activities other than those specified above, as necessary.

  • Participates in specially scheduled staff meetings of the Department of Spiritual Care.

  • Maintains relationships with National Spiritual Care Cognate Group and engages in those activities necessary to maintain certification.

  • Facilitates Advance Directive education and process to ensure patients’ rights, if required by facility.

Physical Requirements

Service ability to be mobile (walking, standing, sitting, etc.) Talking and hearing essential to communicate with patients, families, and teammates. Must be able to read and speak English in simple, understandable terms. Must be able to be mobile and free of any physical limitation which would preclude fulfillment of spiritual care duties. Ability to engage in a good working relationship with all departments.

Education, Experience and Certifications.

Master's of Divinity or equivalency based on the Common Qualification and Competencies for Professional Chaplains required. Four(4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education by an accredited ACPE center required. Certification with National Spiritual Care Cognate Group within 2 years of hire required. Notary Public within first 6 months of hire required when requested by hiring facility or organization.

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region’s largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care.

We’ve been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations ranging from doctors’ offices to behavioral health centers to nursing homes.

Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting medical research and education, and joining with partners outside our walls to keep our community healthy.