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Chaplain - Casual

Maple Grove, MN

About Maple Grove Hospital

At Maple Grove Hospital, you're welcomed into an inclusive, nurturing health family that treats customers, as well as one another, with compassion and respect. Empathy and care are at the heart of our culture which is designed to actively support wellbeing and growth. The strength of our team lies in our diversity, and we embrace the unique contributions and experiences of each person. Together, we create a healing environment that empowers customers to achieve their best health.

About this position

The Chaplain provides spiritual guidance and support for customers (customers/families) and team members during illness, injury emergency, and significant life events. The Chaplain serves as a role model for Maple Grove Hospital's values and guiding principles.


What we’ll expect from you

1. Provides spiritual care to customers (customers/families) and team members through traditional discourse and individual and group counseling.
2. Makes spiritual assessments, prioritizes pastoral care needs, provides sacraments, and/or makes provisions for such and addresses interfaith needs. Evaluates family structures and dynamics and takes measures to appropriately support customers and their caregivers.
3. Cooperates with all medical staff at all times, providing assistance and advice as needed or requested.
4. Supports people in times of distress and crisis; works with a diverse population, counseling customers undergoing surgical procedures, facing end of life issues or involved in traumatic accidents, and offers comfort and support to customers' families.
5. Conducts religious services in the Hospital Meditation Room, at the customers' bedside, or officiating at memorial services and weddings.
6. Participates in customer care conferences by exploring and assessing the spiritual needs of customers/families.
7. Serves as a member of one or more multidisciplinary teams, hospital committees and attends meetings.
8. Serves as a spiritual face of the Hospital; represents the hospital at functions and events throughout the external community. Serves as liaison between the hospital and external places of worship and utilizes area religious leaders to meet spiritual needs of customers, families, and staff.
9. Works with staff, external clergy, and community groups to enhance their sensitivity to the spiritual concerns of customers/families experiencing illness or loss.
10. Extends follow-up care and/or bereavement support to customers or caregivers when necessary.
11. Utilizes the electronic health record to appropriately document customer care and communicate with direct customer caregivers.
12. Recognizes and complies with legal regulatory, accrediting and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
13. Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in Maple Grove Hospital's Code of Conduct.
14. Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer and/or team member related information as needed to perform job duties.
15. Reports violations or areas of concern to leader or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.

Interested? Here are our requirements


• Master's degree in theology, religion and/or divinity from an accredited institution.
• Ecclesiastical endorsement and accountability to a recognized religious authority.
• A minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Clinical training.   

Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

• Two years of pastoral experience required, preferably in a health care setting.
• Exemplary listener with excellent interpersonal skills and possess a friendly, compassionate and approachable demeanor.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate respectfully across cultures and with persons of different faiths.
• Perform at a high standard of ethical behavior, professionalism and confidentiality.
• Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment.
• Ability to work effectively in stressful situations while maintaining a calm demeanor.
• Perform independently with flexibility and able to manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to work many non-traditional hours, including night, holidays and weekends.
• Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information (both in written and oral form), clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict in a positive manner. Has an awareness of, responds to, and considers the needs, feelings and capabilities of others.
• Ability to be accountable for quality customer service and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations.
• Ability to maintain quality, safety, and infection control standards.
• Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English.

• Advance Care Planning      

Licensure/Certification(s) Preferred

• Association of Professional Chaplains Board Certification preferred.     

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Maple Grove Hospital is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Maple Grove Hospital does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, status with respect to public assistance, or other protected class status. Maple Grove Hospital provides reasonable accommodation to disabled applicants and employees and takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to protected class status. If you believe that you have been treated in a way that does not conform to these statements, please contact Pam Barbeln, Manager, Human Resources at 763-581-1582. If you need a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, or to assist with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 763-581-1580.

Maple Grove Hospital

Maple Grove Hospital is a partnership between North Memorial Health and M Health Fairview. As a part of the North Memorial Health system, Maple Grove Hospital combines a quiet, healing environment with modern technology, customer-driven care and top physician experience.

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A hospital designed for healing

An awe-aspiring workplace. Maple Grove Hospital combines a quiet, healing environment with modern technology, customer-driven care and top physicians.

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A hospital designed for healing

Established in 2009, we are a growing hospital that serves the needs of the whole family both within Maple Grove and throughout our surrounding communities.

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A hospital designed for healing

Our empowering approach to healthcare makes us one of the top hospitals in the north metro for orthopedic joint replacement, and in 2019 delivered more babies than any other hospital in the state.

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A hospital designed for healing

If you are seeking a transformative work environment that supports team members’ career growth, encourages a healthy work/life balance, and offers a comprehensive benefits program, join our team at Maple Grove Hospital.

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Maple Grove Hospital is hands down the best place to work. As an RN, I have felt supported and encouraged to provide superior patient care, as well as grow professionally. It is the best place to be!Ashley, Maple Grove Hospital Senior Educator and Nurse Clinician

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