Chaplain | Hospice | As Needed

Rapid City, SD USA Part time 22_2187


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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

The Chaplain is responsible for the assessment of patient/family spirtual needs and facilitates and provides pastoral ministry to patients and families.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the spiritual care of patients and their families.
  • Responds to calls for sacramental ministry.
  • Supports an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care through coordination of clergy, pastoral visitors, and volunteers from the pastoral community.
  • Utilizes time effectively and efficiently to ensure patient referrals are completed in a timely manner.
  • Effectively communicates and displays a knowledge and understanding of the role and capabilities of various professionals and collaborates effectively.
  • Utilizes effective verbal, nonverbal and written communication skills which reflect professional standards.
  • Collaborates with the Patient and Family Liaison representative.
  • Effectively communicates and displays a knowledge and understanding of the role and capabilities of various professionals and collaborates effectively.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors degree in Theology or Ministry

Experience - 1+ years of Hospice Experience; 1+ years of Pastoral Experience
Certifications - Certificate of Ordination - Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA); National Association of Catholic Chaplains Certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Physical Requirements:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category

Patient Services

Job Family

Pastoral Services


Home Plus RC Hospice

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


40 Monument Health Home Plus

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.