Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
Employee Referral Program
Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
You Will Be Responsible For:
Is knowledgeable of and respectful of various faith traditions and able to support individuals in their chosen faith tradition.
Provide spiritual support for all administrative and clinical initiatives in the organization.
Creates an open and safe relationship in providing support of associate or departmental needs
Demonstrates and conveys a favorable image of the Medical Center.
No indications of breach of patient/associate, departmental or organizational confidentiality
Demonstrates high personal and professional ethical standards.
Exemplifies Christian character deportment and conduct
Incorporates patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
Supports SMMC corporate initiatives and helps to clarify and positively re-frame for associates particularly during times of stress and change
Works with earnest in accomplishing departmental goals and initiatives
Is engaged in making suggestions for improvement resulting from observation, measurement and best practice research
Identifies and engages in at least two (2) mission integration initiatives within SMMC, for example: Grief recovery, Marriage family, Spiritual Ambassadors, Creation Health, Mission Service
Performs/facilitates ecclesiastical functions and spiritual practices as requested by patients, families and associates.
Provide spiritual support to patients, families, associates, physicians and others in a timely and professional manner.
Participates in the development and application of advance directives, palliative care and other ethical decisions.
Provide limited pastoral counseling support to associates, referring to EAP when complicated or extended needs arise.
Provide crisis intervention support for associate experiencing emotional trauma due to adverse outcomes.
Prompt and regular attendance at departmental staff gatherings, chapel services and special events
Engages in continuing education annually and completion of CBL’s in a timely manner.
Provides mentoring and leadership to CPE students and interns
Is conversant with current issues in ethics, palliative care, Advance Directive and end of life.
Uses departmental resources effectively
Observes SMMC policies and procedures.
What You Will Need:
· Master’s Degree
· 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
· Ecclesiastically Endorsed within 6 months of hire
· Member of Professional Organization obtained within 6 months of hire
· Fourth Unit of CPE obtained within 6 months of hire
The Chaplain will provide spiritual/emotional support to patients, families, associates, physicians and other community visitors of Shawnee Mission Health (SMH). Strives to create an environment of inspiration, encouragement and support for all who access the services of SMH through ministry activities and encounters in worship and committee. Provide in-services, seminars and/or workshops for associates and community in various areas of need. Actively support Mission integration through initiatives such as Spiritual Ambassadors and Creation Health within the organization and in the community. Work to support the Adventist Christian identity of SMH which is the foundation of this ministry
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.