Hospice Chaplain (PT Position Available!)
at Houston Hospice

Date Posted: 9/21/2021

Job Description

Hospice Chaplain (PT Position Available!)

Life matters at Houston Hospice. Our teams of Doctors, Nurses, Counselors, Social Workers, Chaplains and Volunteers provide care for the patient and the whole family. Houston Hospice utilizes a team-oriented approach to medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support that is tailored to each patient’s unique situation. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. We also advocate for children’s rights to have their lives celebrated as full and complete.   

Chaplains are responsible for the spiritual component of the Hospice Care Program.  Provides support to patients, families and staff in keeping with their individual belief systems.

Job Requirements

Hospice Chaplain (PT Position Available!)

  • Degree from an accredited seminary school of theology preferred.
  • Completion of two or more unit’s of clinical pastoral education or related experience.
  • Member in good standing of jurisdiction of his or her religious organization (if applicable).
  • Denominational endorsement in specialized ministry (if applicable).
  • Eligible for membership in College of Chaplains.
  • Knowledge of emotional effects of death, grief and loss.
  • Experience working with families facing serious illness.
  • Understanding of Hospice philosophy of care.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to accommodate multi-faith beliefs and backgrounds of patients/families.
  • Ability to function effectively as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Ability to travel to multi-work locations during workday.
  • Reliable insured vehicle and valid Texas Driver’s License.
  • Knowledge of applicable State/Federal laws governing hospice licensure.

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Job Snapshot

About Us

Founded in 1980, Houston Hospice is a leader in hospice care for people of all ages. We are Houston's oldest, largest, independent hospice and we are proud to be a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that is community-based and community-supported.

Headquartered in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Hospice's service area is covered through three strategically located offices to serve a ten-county area. We believe no one should live in pain or in fear of being alone. Teams of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains, counselors and trained volunteers provide physical, emotional and spiritual support in homes, assisted living facilities, and in our Margaret Cullen Marshall Hospice Care Center located in the Texas Medical Center. Teams work with primary care physicians, patients and families to identify goals and create a unique plan of care for each patient. We offer educated counsel and compassionate support and bereavement counseling to loved ones and family members.

Houston Hospice is an in-network provider for most insurance companies and is licensed by Medicare and Medicaid. Houston Hospice is a member of the Texas Medical Center, Texas Non-Profit Hospice Alliance and the Texas New Mexico Hospice Organization. Houston Hospice is accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospice and by Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc (CHAP). CHAP accreditation publicly certifies that an organization has voluntarily met the highest standards of excellence for home and/or community-based health care.

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