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Providence Health & Services Chaplain Night, Weekend Call - Spiritual Care in Milwaukie, Oregon


Providence is calling a Chaplain Night, Weekend Call - Spiritual Care (0.0 FTE, Rotating/ Variable) to Providence Milwaukie Hospital in Milwaukie, OR

This position will cover both Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center.

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We are seeking a Chaplain Night, Weekend Call - Spiritual Care that will provide spiritual and emotional support, guidance and crisis intervention to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, employees and physicians when called at night & on weekends. Supports the decision-makers with skills in Christian theological ethics as applied to health care.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Carry the pager for their scheduled shift and responds to traumas, codes, deaths and other emergencies as called

  • Establishes personal contact with patients and their families:

  • Assess emotional and spiritual needs and ministers to those needs

  • Gives appropriate referrals to other disciplines

  • Display consistent commitment to customer service

  • Employ learned methods for achieving improved outcomes

  • Give written report of all calls via night call report forms

  • Support and guide employees in their efforts to deal with issues arising during the course of hospital work

  • Maintain personal expertise through appropriate educational experiences

  • When asked, provide for Sacramental support of patients by calling the minister/priest of the patient's faith


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Training in Crisis Management

  • Coursework/Training: Bereavement training

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Advanced studies in Theology, Philosophy, Divinity -OR- related field

  • Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

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Our Mission

As 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 Us

Providence 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 328822