Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Orthodox Rabbi.
In this role, the successful candidate In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for direct service to patients/families/caregivers and staff in an ecumenical and multifaith setting.
Assists Jewish patients in the observance of religious practices while hospitalized, including kosher food, Sabbath and holy day observances, lodging for families, candle lighting and other activities. Helps patients of all faiths to connect to spiritual needs as requested. Offers prayers for the sick in the synagogue in accordance with Jewish practice. Provides supportive atmosphere for observant patients and families through dialogue, education and Torah discussion, including end of life decision-making and ritual support before and after death as appropriate and requested.
Collaborates and supports activities of the Pastoral Care Department. In conjunction with other chaplains participates in educational programs. In conjunction with other chaplains and other health care team members, initiates, plans and implements methods and projects to improve pastoral care. Serves as a member of the Pastoral Care Advisory Committee
Serves as a resource to interdisciplinary teams (Palliative Care, Pediatrics, etc), providing spiritual guidance to patients/families around issues of death and dying, provides dedicated pastoral counseling and religious care for patients as requested and appropriate before and after end-of life, including discussions related to end-of-life decision making. Ensures that the religious and spiritual needs of patients and families are met. Encourages and facilitates patient/physician communication
Acts as a liaison and resource person between representatives of the religious community and the Medical Center. Maintains good standing and faith group endorsement through active participation in the life and work of own religious community. Arranges for Bikkur Cholim programs and volunteers programs for patient visiting, Sabbath and holiday observances with other members of the Rabbinic staff, serves as a liaison person and resource person between representatives of the Jewish community and the Medical Center, including Rabbis in the community, community organizations, emergency and ambulance organizations and others as appropriate.
Acts as consultant regarding Jewish laws and observances and ethical positions as requested. Participates in team meetings and rounds, providing consultation regarding Jewish laws and ethical decisions. Assists in resolving family/patient conflicts as they relate to Jewish laws, as appropriate
Makes presentation to audiences and groups within the Medical Center and outside communities as appropriate and participates in existing structures which deal with medical ethics
Provides Pastoral care and counseling to patients/families and caregivers. Visits and ministers to hospital patients of the Jewish faith as appropriate and on a rotating basis with other Rabbinic staff, carries pager on call 24 hours/6 days per week with responsibility for ensuring arrangements for Shabbat and Jewish Holidays, documents patient visitations and interventions in patients medical record.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelors Degree and Rabbinical Ordination. Preferred to have completed one or multiple units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Certification eligible with Association of Professional Chaplains, or National Association of Jewish Chaplains. Current endorsement for Chaplaincy by recognized group required. Possesses knowledge and skills in interpersonal relationship. Must possess a dynamic and conceptual knowledge of religious traditions. Excellent communication skills required.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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