At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart
and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the
community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A
role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your
Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role,
committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal
We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country
with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50
Best Hospitals. We have attained four-year Magnet recognition
status for the fourth time with the American Nurses' Credentialing
Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw
Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive
We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the
best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help
our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a
comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our
employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their
legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical
advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.
Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than
your job and encourages you to:
**Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live
Lancaster General Hospital
3015 Chaplaincy Care & Education
**Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally
Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable
housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth
of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna
River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking,
hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ
shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible,
with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train
ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown
shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster
a great place to Live, Work and Play.
The Chaplain Resident position is full-time, 40 hrs/week
beginning in August 2021. Schedule includes a variety of day
shifts, evenings, and overnights. Every other weekend and some
holidays are included. The duration of this position is 1 year.
**ATTENTION:** Please be aware that, if you are an external
applicant, you may need to complete an online assessment as part of
the hiring process. This assessment will be sent to the e-mail
address that you included in your application. Please note: Some
e-mail accounts may receive the assessment e-mail in their
junk/spam e-mail. This assessment must be completed within 5 days
of receiving it. For more information regarding the assessment,
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**POSITION SUMMARY:** Chaplain Residents are students enrolled
in a year long Clinical Pastoral Education Program. As a part of
their clinical experience, they are assigned to various units
throughout the hospital and serve as on-call chaplains for the
department. Provide a pastoral ministry to patients, families and
hospital personnel. Patient care includes care to patients in the
following age groups: pediatric (30 days through 12 years),
adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and
geriatric (65 years and above).
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:** Qualified individuals must have the
ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the
+ Fully participate in the educational activities in the CPE
+ Provide visitation and pastoral care to hospitalized patients
and their families in assigned areas.
+ Provide pastoral care coverage to patients and their families
throughout the hospital during on-call shifts.
+ Function as a member of the Pastoral Care Department.
+ Assist in the building of team relationships with hospital
staff in patient care.
**SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:** **The following duties are considered
secondary to the primary duties listed above:**
+ Serve as a liaison between the area community clergy and the
hospital and make recommendations to the department director for
improving patient care and public relations with the community.
+ Perform religious rites such as baptism, anointing, communion,
or arrange for other clergy to provide those services when called
+ Provide in-service educational programs for hospital staff
based on the resident's areas of expertise.
+ Participates in the on-call responsibilities for this position
+ Other duties as assigned.
**MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:**
+ Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred.
+ Completion of some graduate level theological courses from an
accredited theological school or seminary.. Master of Divinity or
Master of Arts in related field is preferred.
+ Completion of one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education.
+ Previous experience in ministry either as a clinical student
or work setting.
+ Personal availability and skills for relating to people from
various backgrounds and beliefs with respect.
+ Previous ministry experience in a hospital setting.
**_Disclaimer:_** This job description is not intended and
should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated
with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal
job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making
fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.
The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates,
and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform
all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined
at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend,
modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. Incumbent must
be able to perform all job functions safely.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity
Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings
will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any
other classification protected by law.
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fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN
MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or
through other means.
PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, a member of the
University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a
not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care
encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies
Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (a partnership
with Kindred Healthcare). We are an Accredited Trauma Center-Level
I through the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation with 805
Licensed beds. Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the
strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical
center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community
Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and
Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient
centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the
region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more
than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40
offices throughout the region.