Catholic Health Services Chaplain in Farmingdale, New York

Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

Please take a moment to carefully review the job details below.

The Pastoral Care Chaplain is responsible for developing, organizing and directing activities pertaining to the provision of spiritual support, counsel, guidance and training to hospice patients and families in accordance with hospice philosophy, goals and objectives.

The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of the emotional effects of death, grief and loss and will have the ability to be open, flexible and ecumenical in ministry. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to the terminally ill for effective interaction with patients and families.

*Minimum Requirements: *

? Master's degree in theology

? Completed CPE and certification through NACC or ACPE required.

? Minimum one year of education/training specific to pastoral care services or an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.

? Willingness to travel to the homes of patient/family and to provide own transportation.