Spiritual Counselor Job Description

Mission:  American Care Team will offer and provide a meaningful “patient-centered” experience that will guide and support your journey. It is our collective goal to provide culturally competent services for continuity of care. We will listen to you and offer multi-disciplinary education and holistic supportive services to ensure that your needs will be met in a timely, ethical, and efficient manner. Our compassionate team will always work towards pain management and symptom control in effort to aid in maximizing your quality of life. We are proud to be your hospice team!

American Care is presently seeking a Spiritual Care Counselor to join our Hospice team. .

Candidates with Clinical Pastoral Education Units (CPE units) are highly preferred.

Summary of Major Functions:

  • Available to patients and their families for regular and emergency visits.
  • Interprets patient and family needs, both spiritually and emotionally.
  • Uses his/herself in response to discovered needs by developing a relationship which is supportive to the patient and their families.
  • In this position you will work closely with the interdisciplinary team and provide spiritual counseling and crisis intervention in order to adequately address the psychosocial needs of hospice patients and their families

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology or appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry. Masters of Divinity preferred.
  • Experience working with patients and families dealing with life threatening illnesses and death.
  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance and dependable vehicle.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience

  • Previous Hospice experience is a plus.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License and auto insurance.

Our supportive, caring environment extends not only to our patients and families, but to our valued staff as well. Employees from a number of disciplines work together in a collaborative, stimulating environment that is considered by many to be a model for quality healthcare. American Care Hospice is a rapidly growing company and is always looking for qualified employees. We seek highly motivated, talented candidates to join our staff and offer a competitive benefits package to our employees.