AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.
With the addition of Presence Health, AMITA Health is now the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The newly combined health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and now serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.
What You Will Do
Ministers to the spiritual, emotional, psychosocial and cultural needs of patients, family members, and hospital staff.
Performs pastoral visitation, public worship services, and outreach services in assigned areas or to specific faith groups.
Assesses and responds to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement.
Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care and patient health.
Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Bachelor's degree in theology or religious studies or the equivalent required
Master's degree preferred
Successful completion of One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education required, 2 units preferred
Experience in pastoral care, health care field, area that is parish-based or mission-related, involved in community activism or its equivalent required.
1-2 Sundays per month ideal (8am-5pm)
Monday-Friday as needed
Schedule goes out 1-2 months in advance
Equal Employment Opportunity
AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Associated topics: americorps, community and in home participating, community participating, community service, customer service, event organizer, priest, program staff, staff, teacher
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.