Spiritual Care Specialist

  • St. Joseph's Care Group
  • Hogarth Riverview Manor, Lillie Street North, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
  • Sep 26, 2019
Full time Health Care

Job Description

SPIRITUAL CARE SPECIALIST

Bargaining Unit: Non-Union Health Care Professional
Status: Full Time
Department: Administration HRM
Site: Hogarth Riverview Manor
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
Shifts: Days


The Spiritual Care Specialist is responsible for the quality of spiritual and religious care provided to residents, families, and staff, under the direction of their designated Clinical Manager(s) or Director. The Spiritual Care Specialist works with the interprofessional team, the residents and their families to assess spiritual and religious needs, to develop individualized care plans/treatment goals to meet these needs, and to evaluate the efficacy of the care plan. The Spiritual Care Specialist collaborates with the Quality Practice Council to address corporate needs and corporate professional practices.


Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

- Masters of Divinity or relevant graduate degree
- Certified Specialist with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care. (Applicants who have successfully completed two advanced units and are in the process of obtaining Specialist Certification will be considered)
- Registered or eligible for registration in a relevant college (i.e. College of Psychotherapy)
- Experience in a health care setting preferred

Skills/Abilities:
- Superior ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
- Ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences
- Ability to establish effective working relationships with superiors, coworkers, residents and families, other staff and stakeholders
- Ability to work in a multi-faith context
- Ability to relate to diverse client populations with diverse abilities and needs
- Excellent individual and group counseling skills
- Demonstrated skills working as an effective team member on an interprofessional team
- Prepared to actively advance the profession of Spiritual Care
- Excellent project/time management, analytical/critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Independent judgment when dealing with confidential or sensitive departmental or divisional issues
- Strong leadership skills, including the ability to motivate others
- Proficiency with office computer equipment and software 
- Demonstrated regular attendance at work

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