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Chaplain II

Job ID R-4336 Date Posted 08/05/2022 Location Oakland, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem/Casual/Days


SEBMF-East Bay Medical Foundation

Position Overview:

Competently assesses, coordinates and evaluates the spiritual needs of patients and families and provides direct spiritual care in coordination with the patient care team. Develops, documents and delivers a spiritual care plan. Fosters and maintains collaborative relationships between patients, their family/support group, physicians, and other healthcare providers through timely and effective communications. Adheres to hospital polices, industry standards, best practices, and applicable laws/regulations and codes to promote a quality, highly reliable patient experience. Provides worship services, memorials, and support groups for staff as requested.

Job Description:

Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.

Master's: Divinity or equivalent education/experience

OR Other: Graduate level theological degree from a CHEA accredited organization

OR Other: Equivalent granted by the Association of Professional Chaplains


Knowledge of death, dying, grief, and bereavement processes.

Knowledge of diverse religious practices and community resources.

Possess interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences.

Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).

Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, and procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

Ensure the privacy of each patient’s protected health information (PHI).

Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

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Per Diem/Casual

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This position is work from home eligible.

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Per Diem/Casual

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Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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