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Hospice Chaplain / PRN / Experience Required

Bereavement | Independence, MO | Contract

Job Description

Our Mission....serving people with compassion and dignity.

Seeking experienced Hospice Chaplain to provide excellent service to our patients and their loved ones in their time of need.

  • PRN position offering the maximum in scheduling flexibility.

Working as a member of the interdisciplinary team, the chaplain supports the spiritual needs of our patients and families. The chaplain also helps to assess and provide for overall patient and family needs, including support at the time of death. The hospice chaplain is not intended to replace the patient's own clergy, but to provide additional spiritual support and help.

About Us 

*2017 Hospice Honors Recipient                                                                                                       

Established by Deyta Analytics, this prestigious annual review recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of quality care.   

Service excellence drives our model for providing quality, compassionate care at the end of life. We opened our first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. Today, we have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients and shepherded 50,000+ family members through their time of need. Every member of our medical team – and volunteer staff – receives comprehensive, ongoing training. 

We are a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Medicare Certified and State Licensed.


Assessment - Receives patient’s information and makes appointment to determine spiritual needs and concerns, establishing goals with patient and family including frequency of visits.

Visits -  Presents appropriate spiritual support for patent and family based on expressed needs and preferences. Prays with the patient and/or family as invited and provides emotional support as appropriate. Documents visits and progress towards meeting goals.

Bereavement - Participates in bereavement services. Provides spiritual support for survivors as requested.

Teamwork -  Attends IDT meetings and shares specific spiritual needs for each patient in their care. Attends in-services as required. Provides spiritual support for staff as needed.


  • Minimum of a two-year degree in the pastoral or other applicable field
  • Previous experience in healthcare-related pastoral care
  • Current driver's license and automobile insurance coverage
  • Can successfully pass background checks

Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


COMPASSIONATE ABOUT CARE. passionate about life.