Chaplain - Bereavement Coordinator
 Salem, OR

  • Chaplain - Bereavement Coordinator

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    Kindred Hospice



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  • Our Company

    Kindred Hospice, part of the Kindred at Home family of hospice, home health, palliative, and community care providers, focuses on clinical excellence with compassion and dignity. Our company culture centers around humility, servant leadership, empathy, and innovation while we serve as a leader in the home care industry. Our people and our patient care allow us to make a difference when life matters most. We are passionate about what we do because our care matters. 


    We’re looking for a Chaplain - Bereavement Coordinator to join our team.

    You will report directly to the Director of Operation. You will be responsible for the spiritual services and bereavement needs provided to hospice patients and families.

    • You’ll be developing the spiritual plan of care for each patient and family

    • You’ll be visiting patients and families identified as appropriate for pastoral services and provide direct spiritual counsel, prayer, and ministry as appropriate

    • You’ll be assisting in understanding the significant spiritual concerns related to the patient and family response to dying

    • You’ll serve as liaison and resource for community clergy

    • You’ll be providing bereavement needs of staff, including volunteers

    • You’ll provide education and training to staff, community and contract agencies, to assists them in understanding the psychosocial dynamics associated with illness, loss, and death

    About You

    • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university and possession of a Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, or theology or certification from an accredited clinical pastoral education program required

    • Two years of active work in pastoral care ministry, one unit of pastoral education (per state requirements)

    • Three years of active work in hospice ministry and one year of clinical pastoral education preferred

    • Knowledge of terminally ill patients along with understanding of hospice

    We Offer

    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO

    • Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program

    • Competitive Salaries

    • Mileage Reimbursement

    • Professional Growth and Development Opportunities


    • This is a safety-sensitive position

    • Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits

    • Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements

    • We are proud to be an EEO employer

    • We maintain a drug-free workplace


    Kindred Hospice