479-750-6632
901 Jones Road | Springdale, AR 72762
1201 NE Legacy Parkway | Bentonville, AR 72712
Referrals: 479-872-3377

Hospice Chaplain, Part Time

Location:  901 Jones Road, Springdale

Schedule:    As needed

General Description:  The Hospice Chaplain is an integral part of the hospice interdisciplinary team and is responsible for assessing the spiritual needs of the hospice patient and family. Ability to care for patients of diverse cultures and/ or religious backgrounds, delivering spiritual services in a manner consistent with patient/family beliefs and desire for service.   Coordinates spiritual services offered through the hospice staff, local religious organizations or community clergy. Provides funeral services when requested, and assists family with this planning. Provides bereavement support.   Assists with public speaking/training concerning spiritual issues, end of life concerns and hospice care for other health care providers.

 

Requirements:  Prior healthcare chaplaincy experience required.  5 years related experience or training.  Knowledge of death, dying and bereavement preferred, as well as experience with end of life issues and hospice services.  Exceptional listening and time management skills.  Requires good computer skills and ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English, face to face and by phone.   Prior experience using electronic health systems preferred.  Requires long periods of driving in moderate to heavy traffic, requiring reliable transportation.    Occasional work outside normal office hours, including call coverage, may be required.   Valid driver’s license, personal auto and current auto liability insurance.  Requires current TB test and annual flu vaccination.  Ability to walk, stand, push, pull, bend and lift up to 25 pounds.

 

Education:   Graduate of an accredited Theological Seminary or Divinity School. Master of Divinity Degree preferred.   Ordained and endorsed in good standing within denomination.  At least one unit of CPE required with the intent to complete all units for certification.

Contact Information

901 Jones Road
Springdale, AR 72762

1201 NE Legacy Parkway
Bentonville, AR 72712

479-750-6632

info@nwacircleoflife.org

Words of Thanks

  • Thank you so much for caring for our wonderful friends and families. Keep up the great work. We appreciate you so very much.
  • I just wanted to thank you so much for your help and kindness during my father's last days. You and your staff made a difficult situation so much easier for all involved. My family and I deeply appreciate all that you did for us.
  • Many thanks for the good care you gave our loved one.
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  • Your care of mom was such a blessing - at our home and at the hospice home. Such kindness and genuine love for those who are dying. You all provide such a valuable service. May God bless you in return.
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  • Many thanks to all of you for the wonderful thoughtfulness, care and kindness for our friend and his family in his final days.