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SCL Health Director of Mission & Pastoral Care in Miles City, Montana

Job Description:The Director of Mission Integration & Spiritual Care provides Mission related strategic and operational leadership to advance the expression of the Catholic Mission, Values and Core Commitments. The Director is accountable to promote and ensure integration of faith, spirituality and mission identity, and provides leadership and direction for spiritual care teams, clinical and organizational ethics, ministry formation, care site mission councils or equivalent interdisciplinary groups, the implementation of system mission initiatives, and serves as a liaison between faith communities and the hospital in the assigned service area. The Director is responsible for collaborating with other care sites in the region to ensure stewardship, best practices and consistency of all key functional areas within Spiritual Care and Mission Integration. The Director of Spiritual Care and Mission Integration reports directly to the Vice President of Mission in the Montana/WY Market.Scope of the Director of Mission Integration & Spiritual Care:1. Provides Mission Integration leadership in fulfillment of strategic priorities and Key Performance Indicators.2. Serves as the subject matter expert in Mission, core values and heritage within the local facility and collaborates intentionally with other leaders to ensure their application to policies and practices.3. Fosters a culture that encourages pride and ownership in the Mission.Helps provide meaning and purpose to the work of each employee, supports employee wellness and employment engagement and retention initiatives.4. Maintains responsibility for the formation of managers and caregivers, including initial orientation and ongoing formation programs in Mission.5. Ensures awareness of, and compliance with, theEthical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Services within the organization.6. Delivers direct spiritual care to patients, families and caregivers in the hospital, residential living and home hospice settings.7. Provide oversight and guidance directly for staff chaplains serving patients, families and caregivers in the hospital, residential living and home hospice settings.8. Assure the timely provision of spiritual support to patient, families and associates, including a process to provide on-call support in times of loss, spiritual distress, or crisis.9. Ensures that excellent spiritual care is integrated within the continuum of care, particularly at the end of life. Participates in care conferences. Provides a timely spiritual assessment for residents in nursing facilities.10. Cultivates spirituality in the workplace. Leads prayer and reflections with managers and caregivers, for a diverse group.11. Serves as a participant and champion of the market Ethics committee, identifying ethics concerns and facilitating ethics consults for patients, residents and family.12. Ensures appropriate religious services are provided for patients, caregivers, and residents; oversees care and use of the chapel.13. Recruits and trains volunteers and engages with area clergy, faith communities and the general community as needed.14. Promotes advocacy on behalf of poor and disadvantaged persons.15. Leads the Mission Council, linking history and heritage with our current work and future growth while cultivating the expression of mission & values within caregivers.16. Participates at the care site director level and is a full member of the organization's leadership team at the care site, taking an active role in integrating Mission critical elements to accomplishing care site and system strategic and operational goals.17. Serves on various care site, market and region committees and community boards as appropriate.18. Has operational and financial responsibility for mission integration, spiritual care, ethics, and other programs and services as appropriate to the role and care site.19. Directs, develops and manages caregivers who report through Mission Integration & Spiritual Care to ensure effective stewardship of all resources and achievement of personal, departmental and organizational goals.20. Coordinates the liturgical and spiritual life of the care site, as appropriate, and coordinates/provides sacramental ministry in care site as appropriate; serves as chaplain for the leadership team.Education:Required: Master Degree, preferably in theology or pastoral ministry or a related field with a working knowledge of operations; working knowledge of health care ethics and theEthical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (ERDs); a demonstrated familiarity with a diversity of spiritualities; the knowledge and ability to work effectively within the framework of the Catholic Church. Strong preference is for an active Catholic; exceptions include only candidates supportive of the Catholic heritage and practices with experience in Catholic healthcare.Preferred: Board Certification with Clinical Pastoral Education (NACC or APC)Certification:Preferred: Board Certification as a Chaplain through APC or NACCExperience:Required: 3 years relevant experience in healthcare chaplaincy/spiritual care, mission integration, healthcare or related faith-based setting requiredPreferred: 5 years relevant experience in healthcare chaplaincy/spiritual care, healthcare or related faith-based setting preferredKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to relate to healthcare executives with credibility.Demonstrated ability to function as an integral member of both senior leadership teams and interdisciplinary teams. Promotes, exemplifies and supports Intermountain Health Values of Caring Spirit, Excellence, Good Humor, Integrity, Safety, and Stewardship in combination with Intermountain Health Values of Safety, Quality, Equity, Experience, Access, Stewardship, Engaged Caregivers.Physical Requirements:- Understands and promotes the integration of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare Services within the organization- Strong preference is for an active Catholic; exceptions include only candidates supportive of the Catholic heritage and practices with experience in Catholic healthcare.- Broad understanding of the Catholic faith tradition.- Ability to facilitate small and large group processes and develop formational and educational programs.- Demonstrated ability to lead clinical ethics, spiritual care, and formation programs- Graduate level writing and speaking, ability to manage and lead a department, relate effectively with people of all religious, spiritual and ethnic backgrounds, ability to relate with other healthcare leaders, boards and community clergy, integrate theological, ethical and relationship matters in Spiritual Care and Mission IntegrationAnticipated job posting close date:*Location:Holy Rosary HospitalWork City:Miles CityWork State:MontanaScheduled Weekly Hours:*40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$25.73 - $45.71We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our, and for our ; and our commitment to.Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities