Chaplain PRN (As Needed) North Pinellas Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/17/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Pastoral Care
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Chaplain PRN AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture
  • Top Quality outcomes
  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance
  • Leadership is accessible
  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

Prn (As Needed)

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Keep me Safe, Love Me, Make It Easy and Own it.

Engage the Consumer

  • Respond to inpatient referrals within 24 hours
  • Respond to outpatient referrals within 48 hours
  • Participate in evening and weekend chaplaincy care for inpatient and outpatient referrals

Improve People Systems

  • Participate in Leadership Spiritual Formation
  • Lead Clinical Team Spiritual Formation
  • Participate in “Mission-Fit” hiring assessment for campus leaders
  • Participate in New-Employee Orientation
  • Provide Spiritual Support for Campus/Entity Leadership

Improve the Product

(patient experience)

          Participate in:

  • 24/7/365 in person care for spiritual wholeness concerns in assigned setting
  • Spiritual care for acute crises including: end of life care, difficult diagnosis, decedent care, family crises, pre-surgical support, etc.
  • Addressing concerns at time of care transition as referred
  • Coordination of appropriate spiritual support for patient care

Coordinate with Mission and Ministry Campus Liaisons

  • Volunteer training (initial and continuing education) and service participation
  • Spiritual/mission resources for team members, patients and their families

Lead in Development/Implementation of MIPR and Christian Service Plan – address recommendations

  • Exhibits knowledge of the levels of growth, development, and skills for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric

Expand the Network

  • Welcome and partner in care with community clergy who are providing spiritual care for congregants in the inpatient setting
  • Lead educational events, workshops and conferences with community clergy, local congregations, community events

Lower the Cost


  • Whole person care concerns for patients are addressed
  • Team members experience support and whole person care through increased availability of care

Manage Risk

  • Respond to patient/team member whole person care concerns in a timely way
  • Participate in Ethics Consults and Family meetings
  • Chart all care – accurately and in a timely way
  • Collaborate with Pastoral Educators – providing feedback on student competencies

What You Will Need:

Personal commitment to God. 

  • Personal integrity and an ability to work under stress. 
  • Ability to effectively relate to and consistently provide meaningful spiritual care to patients, families and staff from diverse religious, educational, and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to demonstrate pastoral qualities by earning the respect of nurses, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in the clinical context.
  • Displays a high skill level completing tasks and communicating using Microsoft Office Suite.

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Congregational pastoral experience
  • Clinical Pastoral Education Residency (at an ACPE, Inc. CPE Center)
  • Master of Divinity degree or master’s degree (72-hour minimum) in theology, religious education or related field such as: spiritual care or chaplaincy

Required Licenses:

  • Ordained Minister

Preferred Licenses:

  • Board Certified with the Associate of Professional Chaplains

Job Summary:

Clinically trained minister responsible for providing spiritual care to our primary customers, partners, and team members.  Participates as a member of the healthcare team in evaluating spiritual needs provides one to one, short-term spiritual support to patients, families and care team members in inpatient, outpatient, urgent-care, corporate and other specialized care settings.  Also provides supportive brief spiritual counseling and community referrals, following a comprehensive spiritual wholeness assessment of concerns.

Fosters a sense of mission that enhances a culture of Love, experience of Joy, and a sense of Peace within the hospital and the healthcare team. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

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