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Compassionate Companion - Spiritual Care Chaplains

Company: Providence
Location: Olympia
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Compassionate Companion (0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week Variable Shift) to work in Spiritual Care Chaplains at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington. This position will be required to work also at Centralia Hospital, Centralia, WA.Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.The Compassionate Companion is responsible to accompany patients who are dying without family or friends able to be present. They also provide relief care for dying patients whose families need temporary relief for sleep and or to attend to personal needs.In this position, you will:

  • Respond to and monitor vigil requests in a timely manner and effectively assist in coordination with the nursing staff and interdisciplinary team.
  • Accompany and honor each patient that has been assessed for this service.
  • Provide emotional support to those patients who are experiencing anxiety, loneliness and distress due to absence of family during this time of COVID-19.
  • Understand role and responsibility in complying with facility and unit specific safety and security policies, plans and procedures.
  • Follow facility and unit specific infection control, safety and OSHA guidelines and procedures.
  • Adhere to facility organizational and departmental confidentiality policies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of patient rights and responsibilities.Qualifications:Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Two (2) years professional experience in a healthcare settingPreferred qualifications for this position include:
      • College Degree
      • Completion of "NO ONE DIES ALONE" training program
      • Four (4) years professional experience in a healthcare setting
      • One (1) year experience with end-of-life, dying and death process
      • Communicate effectively and appropriately with caregivers, family and othersAbout the hospital you will serve.Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet--" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center--. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visithttps://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/Our MissionAs expressions of God's healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.About UsProvidence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.Schedule: Part-timeShift: VariableJob Category: Certified Nursing AssistantLocation: Washington-OlympiaReq ID: 318359

Keywords: Providence, Olympia , Compassionate Companion - Spiritual Care Chaplains, Other , Olympia, Washington

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