Posted: Thursday, February 22, 2018 7:18 AM
The ACPE Resident is responsible for providing pastoral care to patients, family members, Associates, Medical Staff, and visitors associated with Methodist Healthcare. The ACPE Resident provides spiritual care by seeking to understand the relationship between faith, illness, and the feelings and thoughts that motivate healthy and meaningful use of each persons beliefs and attitudes. In keeping with this primary purpose, the ACPE Resident is expected to interpret the function of his/her role to other hospital personnel by word, ritual and action and to utilize available community resources for the extension of this ministry. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.
Seminary degree or seminary training.
One prior unit of CPE preferred for admittance to the ACPE residency program.
:Advanced pastoral skills and proficiency in applying advanced concepts, principles and professional techniques in the field of chaplaincy.
:Advanced knowledge of pastoral skills, understanding of sacramental ministry and pastoral care methods.
:Advanced knowledge of the religious principles of major faiths.
:Ability to work effectively with persons of diverse religious, cultural and racial backgrounds.
:Ability to listen, understand and minister to the specific spiritual needs of persons in crisis.
:Ability to respond in emergency situations.
:Ability to travel to facilities across the MLH system. 13;
Key Job Responsibilities 13;
:Provides pastoral care and/or counseling to patients, family members and visitors.
:Provides pastoral care and/or counseling to Associates and Medical Staff.
:Participates in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program.
:Demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities for self:development and enhancement of professional competency. 13;
Physical Requirements 13;
:Possible exposure to body fluids as well as hazardous and poisonous materials.
:Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
:The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
:Must have good balance and coordination.
:The physical requirements of this position are: light work : exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
:The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
:The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work. 13;
• Location: Memphis
• Post ID: 35158072 memphis