Job: Hospice Chaplain (Pool)

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Job Description

Horizon Home Care and Hospice, located in Milwaukee, WI, a not-for-profit organization, has earned a reputation for  serving the community with the highest level of integrity and care. For  over 25 years, we have been a leading pioneer in the hospice industry.  From our unparalleled Grief Resource Center to the full spectrum of care  our inter-disciplinary team provides to our hospice inpatient unit with  all the comfort and modern amenities of home, we bring hospice care to a new level.




We recently completed our State Survey for re-certification and are proud to announce that Horizon received a PERFECT SCORE from the State! Do you want to work for an organization that leads in best practices? We pride ourselves on hiring and nurturing the very best healthcare  professionals. Horizon was recognized by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as  one of Milwaukee's "Top 100 Work Places" four times.



The  Chaplain position provides pastoral care and counseling to hospice  patients and their families. As an integral member of our hospice team,  the Chaplain provides skilled services including, but not limited to:  assessments, treatments and health teaching. Help our patients and their  families navigate the transition into hospice care with wholeness,  dignity and self-determination in the dying process.




This is a Pool / On Call position, with a flexible schedule of 1-2 weekends per month (8 am - 8 am) and 2 weeknights (4:30 pm - 8:00 am) or more based on availability, as well as a holiday rotation with team members. 




Qualifications include:
-Bachelors Degree from an accredited college, university, or divinity school. Master's Degree preferred.
-Must  be ordained, credentialed, or commissioned from a recognized  organization such as the American College of Chaplains, comparable  certification organization, or recognized religious sect.
-Minimum 3  years of spiritual/pastoral care experience with at least 1 year of  supervised experience in a medical, educational, or divinity setting.
-Must obtain at least one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (A.C.P.E.) within six months of employment or equivalency.
-Computer proficiency essential.
-Ideal candidates will possess previous hospice/grief experience.
-This  position will travel regularly (primarily throughout Milwaukee &  Waukesha Counties) and requires a reliable vehicle, WI driver's license,  and proof of current auto insurance.




Horizon Home Care and  Hospice, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment  opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion,  sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a  disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. To achieve our  goal of equal opportunity, we maintain an affirmative action program  through which we take good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in  employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities,  Vietnam era veterans, and other protected veterans. 


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