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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 167401-1A
Date Posted: Sep 10, 2021
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Position Summary: Provides high quality pastoral care services to Lahey patients, family members and colleagues.
Provides for the religious needs of patients of all denominations.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
-Regularly provides pastoral services, focussing on the spiritual and emotional needs of the individual, to Lahey
patients, family members and colleagues.
-Conducts inservices and participates in patient care conferences, program development and support groups related to
spiritual concerns and issues.
-Available for counseling and crisis intervention for Lahey patients, family members and colleagues.
-Must be available for overnight on-call as assigned.
- Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals into daily activities.
-Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
-Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
- Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
-Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
-Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to
Customer Service standards.
-Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
-Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
-Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Education: Master of Divinity (or equivalent graduate degree in a related field) along with prior clinical pastoral
education, supervised field education or equivalent.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: Graduation level ability in spoken and written English is necessary, the ability to
communicate in another language highly desirable. Must be gifted to work with and relate with people of diverse
backgrounds and religious traditions and have demonstrated effectiveness in working as a collegial member of the healing
team, including nurses and physicians and community religious leaders. The ability to integrate
theological/ethical/relational issues in the delivery of pastoral and spiritual care is needed.
Experience: Minimum of one year pastoral experience required, including experience and/or training in healthcare