Providence Health & Services Chaplain - Hospice ( Per Diem - Days ) in Cerritos, California


Providence is calling a per diem, day shift Chaplain to Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Cerritos, California

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TrinityCare Hospice please click on the video link:

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to patients / families / caregivers of TrinityCare Hospice, either directly or through coordination of care with other spiritual counselors. May provide care to premature infants, infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.

  • Serve as liaison and support to community chaplains and spiritual counselors.

  • Recruit community chaplains, spiritual counselors, and spiritual care volunteers adequate to meet patient / family / caregiver needs by developing community contacts and offering education through congregations about Hospice care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (B.D., M.Div. or equivalent theological degree)

  • Experience working with death and dying, individuals / families / caregivers

  • Ability to work as a member of the Interdisciplinary Group (IDG)

  • Comfortable in an interfaith setting

  • Ability to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values

  • Ability to network with community clergy and congregations

  • Knowledge of a commitment to Hospice philosophy of care

  • Must be a California licensed driver with an automobile that is in good working order and insured in accordance with state and/or PH&S/TrinityCare Hospice requirements

  • Possesses and maintains current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) training

  • Hospice care experience

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of computer applications, i.e. Microsoft Office and e-mail.

About the hospice you will serve:

Providence TrinityCare Hospice, established in 1977, is the oldest and largest non-profit hospice in Southern California and the first to be licensed by the State of California. Caring for people in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with professional teams. Providence TrinityCare Hospice is Medicare Certified and CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Program) accredited. We also provide the only specialized pediatric hospice service in Los Angeles County.

As the only pediatric hospice in Los Angeles County, Providence TrinityKids Care understands the impact a seriously ill child can have on the life of a family. A specialized division of TrinityCare, TrinityKids Care helps children with life-limiting illnesses leave the hospital in order to spend as much time as possible at home with their families.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: California-Cerritos

Req ID: 160273