Compassionate Care in a Catholic Setting

781-997-1100

A MINISTRY OF THE SISTERS OF CHARITY (HALIFAX)

Job Postings

We are looking to fill the following openings

CNA (Certified Nurse Assistant)

Hours: part time weekends

Shift: multiple shifts available

Summary: Here at Elizabeth Seton Residence, we rely on and trust our Certified Nursing Assistants to create a safe and compassionate environment. Treating all of our residents with dignity and respect will be at the core of your care. As our first point of contact with residents and families, you'll encourage communication and interaction, creating a supportive network.
The right candidate for this role will be a dedicated, compassionate, capable, team player.

Qualifications:


Email Resume to: HR@schalifax.org


RN

Hours: part time weekends

Shift: 7 -3 and 3-11 and 11-7

Summary: Our nurses ensure our quality and care meet or exceed all standards, providing a safe and compassionate environment for our residents.  We welcome committed, talented nurses with strong clinical and communication skills.  We use Matrix as our electronic health record.

Qualifications:

Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) in good standing with the state.  Must maintain licensure throughout employment.
- Must be capable of directing CNAs, maintaining regular attendance, and carrying out all essential functions of the RN licensed nurse position.

Email Resume to: HR@schalifax.org


Director of Spiritual Care and Mission (Chaplain)

Hours: 32 Hours/Week, Full Time, Benefits-Eligible, Exempt

Shift: Flexible, Mon-Fri with intermittent weekend hours

Summary: The primary purpose of the position is to provide spiritual care and compassionate support to long term care residents, short-term rehab patients and family members. Responsible for articulating, promoting and communicating the mission, values and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity - Halifax and the specific mission of Elizabeth Seton Residence to both internal and external communities and to ensure the organization’s mission and values are central to the day to day operations as well as to the planning and development of programs and activities. This position reports to the Administrator of Elizabeth Seton Residence.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree is preferred with knowledge of fields of theology, liturgy, psychology, sociology, ecumenical orientation, cultural diversity and Catholic teachings, especially those related to Catholic Health Care and Ethics. Clinical Pastoral Education and Certification required.  A demonstrated understanding of management, leadership and organizational behavior is preferred. Bachelor’s degree is acceptable with specified knowledge and experience. Excellent communication skills, energetic, positive attitude, integrity, creativity, initiative and cheerful enthusiasm are important. 

Spiritual Care

Serves as Chaplain for the facility.  Ensures each resident and short-term rehab patient has access to spiritual support.Oversees the volunteer program for Eucharistic Ministers, including recruiting, orienting, and scheduling. Plans and develops programs for staff and managers related to mission. Plans, coordinates and/or facilitates attendance at regularly scheduled religious services for residents and family members. Maintains and submits records/reports of ministerial activities, as required, and prepares necessary information for inclusion in resident’s medical records. Plans and maintains a visitation program for newly admitted residents.  Contributes to the Care Plan as appropriate to ensure inclusion of spiritual practices and preferences.  Attends and contributes to resident Care Planning Meetings as appropriate. Informs the resident’s minister/priest/rabbi/Iman etc. of resident admission upon request, and seeks his/her assistance in providing spiritual care if desired. Makes written and oral reports/recommendations to the administrator concerning pastoral care programs and needs. Reviews spiritual care programs/services, at least annually, to ensure spiritual objectives are being met, and participate in making recommended changes. Performs rites, provides communion (Holy Eucharist), schedules priest for confessions etc., as requested. Acts as liaison between staff and resident’s family/friends during periods of crisis, adjustment, etc.  Coordinates with Hospice chaplain for residents/rehab patients on Hospice to ensure coordination of spiritual care and family support. Assists dying residents to meet their needs, carry out their desires; preserve their dignity, etc., through empathy, understanding, and cooperation. Assists staff in coping with loss of residents and provides outlets for same. 
Mission
Responsible for educating both the internal and external community regarding the fulfillment of Sisters of Charity - Halifax and the Elizabeth Seton Residence mission relative to the expression of the healing ministry of the Catholic Church and the provision of compassionate care in a skilled nursing facility. Communicates the mission of the Sisters of Charity - Halifax and the Elizabeth Seton Residence mission effectively and inspirationally to all facility employees, board members, physicians, volunteers, families, visitors, residents and the greater community where required. Plans and participates in orientation of new hires and in-service programs, explaining the mission and values of the Sisters of Charity - Halifax, and Elizabeth Seton Residence.  Develops and implements an annual Mission Plan that will ensure all policies, procedures, activities and public relations programs positively reflect the organization’s identity, mission and values. Participate in strategic planning, and the annual goals and objectives of the institution as relates to mission awareness. Assists department managers to ensure the mission and values are communicated adequately and clearly throughout their departments, including modeling how to “live the mission” daily. Performs other duties and activities, of greater, equal or lesser responsibility as required.

Email Resume to: HR@schalifax.org


For more information, please contact Sharon McEvoy in Human Resources at 781-997-1142