HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Chaplain Resident in Wichita, Kansas

One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute-care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region. Wesley provides the most extensive emergency network in Wichita with the Wesley ER, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and Wesley Woodlawn ER. Founded in 1912 by a regional organization of the Methodist church, Wesley has been an HCA facility since 1985. Wesley owns and operates Wesley Woodlawn Hospital, WESLEYCare and Pediatric Center of Kansas.

*Position Summary: *Under the supervision of a CPE supervisor, associate supervisor or certified candidate, the chaplain resident participates in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program in accordance with ACPE Standards and the policies and guidelines of the Department of Pastoral Care and Education. S/he is responsible for providing spiritual care, support and education for patients, their loved ones, and staff. S/he has the responsibility to ensure that religious and spiritual needs of the patients and their loved ones are met. This may be in the assigned units, while chaplain on duty, or whenever encountering persons throughout the medical center. S/he is capable of program planning and implementation. S/he identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for continuous improvement of processes and services on an ongoing basis. The chaplain resident reports to the CPE supervisor, associate supervisor or certified candidate and is under the care of the Director of the Department of Pastoral Care and Education. * Completes the required activities and maintain ACPE standards of the Clinical Pastoral Education program * Under supervision of an ACPE faculty member, provides pastoral care for patients and families and friends * Under supervision of an ACPE faculty member, provides pastoral care for medical center staff * Maintains communication within the department and with other teams or departments * Supports the short and long-range goals consistent with departmental and organizational objectives * Applies policies relative to HIPAA, safety, infection control and risk management * Serves as a liaison with clergy and other faith groups * Monitors and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of care and practices identifying opportunities for improvement through collaboration

Required Education or Experience * Graduation with a bachelor's degree or ordination by a faith community or commission to function in ministry by an appropriate religious authority as determined by ACPE Preferred Education or Experience * Masters degree in divinity or related field * One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education Required Knowledge and Skills * Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively * Ability to function with Microsoft Windows and Outlook * Ability to work in crisis situations Preferred Knowledge and Skills * Knowledge of accepted pastoral care and education standards and practice

Job: *Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy

Title: Chaplain Resident

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-18784