The Wesley Community
  • Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
  • Part Time Day

The Wesley Community is seeking a Pastoral Care Coordinator! Currently hiring for a Part Time position working 3 days a week

WHAT CAN THE WESLEY COMMUNITY OFFER ME?

  • A dedicated, caring and passionate Wesley Team ready to support you and provide opportunity!
  • A fun environment, including family picnics, theme weeks, recognition events and opportunities to become involved within our campus.
  • Benefits for full time and qualifying part time employees upon hire!

WHAT WILL I DO?

As a Pastoral Care Coordinator, supporting the mission of Wesley Community will include the following responsibilities:

  • Assuming responsibility for Spiritual Life and Religious Life of residents.  
  • Assessing the spiritual and religious needs of each resident which includes arranging for the provision of spiritual and religious support in accordance with their wishes.
  • Consults with the interdisciplinary team about the special pastoral and spiritual needs of specific residents.
  • Coordinates a system of volunteer pastoral care visitors including recruitment and training.
  • Leading (and also scheduling community clergy, pastoral, lay leaders, etc. to lead) routine worship services as well as bible studies, faith based peer connection groups at Wesley.
  • Maintains contact with the resident's home Pastor, Priest or Rabbi if requested by resident.
  • Completes daily documentation of resident engagement within time frame specified by the Director of Life Enrichment. Computer skills: Word, email, patient database charting, internet, voicemail.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding the pastoral care program.

WHAT IS REQUIRED OF ME FOR THIS ROLE?

  • Seminary graduate with a Bachelor or Masters of Divinity Degree.
  • Ordained, credentialed, or commissioned according to the practices of a legitimate and recognized religious organization/faith tradition.
  • A minimum of one Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) unit, two or more preferred.
  • A working knowledge of long term health care, geriatrics, palliative and end of life experience preferred.
  • Experience in community relations preferred.
  • Minimum of one year supervised experience in a medical, educational or religious agency/institution.
  • Must be a member in good standing of a national professional organization.

ABOUT THE WESLEY COMMUNITY:

For over 40 years, The Wesley Community has provided services and programs with a commitment to compassion, caring and excellence. Our distinctive continuum of care offers a unique balance of community living and care giving that ensures quality of life at every stage of life.  We are a mission driven, not-for-profit organization that puts people first.  We are proud of our reputation for excellence, innovation, and a personal approach to care and services. We encourage and support our residents in their efforts to achieve their goals, and we treat them respectfully. 

To us at the Wesley Community, it's more than a job: it's caring that starts in the heart. The Wesley Community strives to have its employees be part of this culture of excellence, to enjoy their work and be rewarded for their superior efforts and performance. Everything we do at Wesley is guided by our Core Values which form the acronym "CARES". These Core Values are COMPASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, RESPECT, EXCELLENCE and SPIRIT.

Our serene 36-acre campus in Saratoga Springs, NY, offers a unique continuum of care from affordable housing for independent seniors, enriched living apartments for seniors who desire additional support, in-home health care services, short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, as well as outpatient therapies for people of all ages.

 

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