Chaplain Job at Main Hospital - New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ

  • Main Hospital - New Brunswick
  • New Brunswick, NJ

Job Description

Job Overview:

The Staff Chaplain is responsible for the delivery of spiritual care to patients, their loved ones, and as hospital staff. The chaplain will have responsibility to ensure that religious and spiritual needs of patients and their loved ones are met in areas to which they are assigned. The Staff Chaplain will report to the Director of Spiritual Care.



  • Must be a Board Certified or BCC eligible Chaplain with any of the following organizations: Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains or the National Association of Jewish Chaplains
  • Completion of Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education
  • Master Degree in Theology/Divinity or Equivalent
  • Proficient in Windows based office software

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Day Shift
  • Rotating weekends and holidays may be required
  • Full-Time

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in delivering and arranging for appropriate spiritual care to patients, their loved ones and staff throughout the hospital
  • Actively participate in the delivery of spiritual care adhering to the departmental policies and standards of practice and ethics according to their board certifying organization
  • Respond to requests for spiritual care in a timely manner
  • Follow a triage response to emergency situations as well as referrals and consults
  • Proactively round on assigned units, performing spiritual assessments and interventions
  • Educate and execute Advance Care planning documentation with patients
  • Documents all patient visits in Epic according to department procedure
  • Support an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care
  • Participate in team meetings and interdisciplinary rounds
  • Serve on institutional committees as appointed
  • Promote a team-centered approach to spiritual care among all chaplains, students and volunteers in the department
  • Serve as a clinical preceptor to help mentor clinical pastoral education students
  • Provide educational opportunities about elements of spiritual care to students and staff as requested

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits and Perks:

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Work experience placement, Local area, Flexible hours, Day shift,

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