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PRN Chaplain I at AdventHealth in Tavares, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: Overnight

Location: AdventHealth – Waterman.   1000 Waterman Way Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute:

The Chaplain is responsible for providing spiritual support and services to hospice patients and their care givers and family members, hospice staff, and the staff of associated residential facilities. This position also should be able to relate supportively to all faiths and assisting the patient/family in clarifying their spiritual welfare and concerns as well as arranging for other spiritual support or counseling.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Assists the patient/family in clarifying their spiritual welfare and concerns and arrange for other spiritual support or counsels by performing the following functions.
  • Acts as liaison with the religious leader of the patient/family or spiritual community, as appropriate.
  • Makes initial pastoral care assessment of the patient/family within 5 days of the patient's admission.
  • Designs a pastoral care plan and oversee its implementation.
  • Make bereavement calls to the patient's family with 2 working days of the patient's death; give bereavement support; and provide bereavement assessment to the bereavement coordinator.
  • Conducts and support hospice bereavement groups in cooperation with the bereavement staff.
  • Promotes the role of hospice and develop a supportive network between HOTC and clergy, churches, synagogues and community organizations.
  • Participates in non-medical on call after hours (evenings, nights and weekends) and support other chaplains with coverage during vacations and other times, as needed.




  • Knowledge of current counseling theories and practices in the performance of duties in compliance with the legal and ethical parameters established and based on the level of education and certification attained by the employee.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate by reading, writing and typing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical record.
  • Ability to follow standard precautions and uses personal protective equipment when indicated.
  • Ability to complete AdventHealth Hospice Care CFL Orientation and Training, as necessary.
  • Ability to show respect and sensitivity for cultural and religious differences.


  • Master's degree (M.A.) in Divinity or related field is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted at the discretion of the Administrator.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience and/or training is required.


• Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

• Driver's License


• Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

• Maintain a current, valid Florida Driver's License in good standing with a safe driving record and a reliable vehicle.

• Maintain valid personal automobile insurance.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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