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Brookdale Senior Living Chaplain - FULL TIME in Raymore, Missouri

Overview

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you’ll receive competitive compensation and a benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. But you’ll earn more than a paycheck; you can enjoy opportunities to grow your career, as well as ongoing programs catered to your health, financial, mental, and emotional needs. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

· 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

· Benefit plan package

· Employee Stock Purchase Program

· Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

· Associate Compassion Fund

· Associate Discounts

· Identity theft protection

· Pet savings and insurance plans

· Voluntary benefits available

Full-time associate benefits:

· Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.

· Paid Time Off

· Adoption Benefit

· Tuition Reimbursement

· Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)

· Voluntary STD and LTD

Responsibilities

Fosters relationships with residents and their families with the goal of providing them with spiritual leadership and

direction. Assists residents and their families with the planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of a

religious program to attend to residents' spiritual needs.

  1. Establishes personal relationships with residents and their families; provides encouragement to theresidents and staff at the community.

  2. Spends time with those expressing a desire to grow in their relationship with God.

  3. Encourages communication and fellowship among residents.

  4. Provides weekly non-denominational worship, including administration of communion. Leads andfosters weekly non-denominational Bible studies and devotions within the community.

  5. Works with other staff members to encourage application of Christian principles in the rendering ofcare.

  6. Conducts one-on-one visits with each of the residents at least once a month or as needed. Visitsthose residents who have temporarily transferred for hospital care or rehabilitation.

  7. Monitors participation in worship and related activity programs.

  8. Alerts the Executive Director of any change in residents’ behavior.

  9. Works with life enrichment coordinator/specialist in coordinating activities for the residents.

  10. Attends family council meetings and other family support meetings as requested. Acts asfacilitator at family support group meetings.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not

intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned

by his/ her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Completion of undergraduate work in a related field is required. Completion or pursuance of a masters-level

degree in Christian ministry from an accredited seminary is preferred. A course concentration in ministry to senior

adults is desirable.

Certifications, Licenses, and other Special Requirements

Ordained or seeking to be ordained from a recognized Christian denomination is preferred, but not required.

Management/Decision Making

Applies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and

experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination

of these.

Knowledge and Skills

Possesses extensive knowledge of a distinct skill or function and a thorough understanding of the organization and

work environment. Has working knowledge of a functional discipline.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Talk or hear

  • Ability to lift: up to 10 pounds

  • Vision

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage

  • On-Call on an as needed basis

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

  • Requires Travel: Occasionally

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Schedule: Regular Full-Time

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