Category Hospice - 7140 JOB SUMMARY
: Is part of an inter-disciplinary health care team, insuring that the whole person, which includes body, mind and spirit, is considered, respected and served. This position will manage cases specific to the Noblesville area. Responsibilities:
- Supports agency and corporate policies, goals and objectives.
- Promotes hospice philosophy.
- Attends and participates in staff meetings.
- Communicates identified needs and potential solutions to supervisor.
- Ensures regulatory compliance in record keeping and all spiritual care activities.
- Ensures assessment of spiritual needs according to corporate, state, and federal regulations.
- Develops, implements, and documents a plan of care according to identified needs.
- Maintains records, as required by guidelines.
- Functions as an IDT member.
- Attends IDT meetings and communicates spiritual needs and belief systems of patient and family to IDT members.
- Prepares service reports, as requested by management.
- Ensures provision of spiritual care that is patient/family led.
- Designs/obtains materials for distribution to patients and families to meet their spiritual care needs.
- Attends visitation or funeral or arranges for staff or volunteers to do so.
- Participates in a minimum of two (2) memorial services per year.
- Other duties as performed or assigned.
:ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
- Understands the basis of spiritual distress and has knowledge of interventions for relief.
- Responds to the mental, spiritual, social and emotional needs of terminally ill patients and their families.
- Functions well as part of the interdisciplinary group.
- Provides emotional support through discussion of spiritual and/or existential issues.
- Assists family in understanding the grief process.
- Allows patient and family to voice their concerns, fears and feelings.
- Responsive to patient’s desires and condition.
- Addresses and supports cultural practices, as long as such practices do not harm others.
- Supports a culture of safety and quality.
- Understands Hospice philosophy and issues of death and dying.
- Performs religious rituals as requested by patients and families.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Adheres to Hospital Policy on confidentiality and discrimination.
- Handles any complaints of patients, family members or hospital associates in a supportive manner.
- Courteous, friendly, and willing to assist others.
- Displays a positive appearance including appropriate dress.
- Attends training and utilizes resources pertinent to Guest Relations.
- Monitors and assists employees in their display of good Guest Relations.
- Maintains a positive attitude towards all hospital and hospice staff, Physicians and community.
- Willingly offers to assist other team members.
- M. Div, experience in Health Care Chaplaincy, ordination in personal faith system.
- Demonstrated interfaith acceptance and knowledge of a diversity of faith systems.
- Experience in counseling with knowledge of grief resolution and therapeutic modalities for intervention.
Internal ID: 2669344
About this company
Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women’s clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.
Location/Region: Greenfield, IN