Casa de la Luz Hospice

  • Chaplain

    Job ID
    Social Services
    Regular Full-Time 40
    Shift (Days/Hours)
    Full Time
  • Overview


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    Casa de la Luz Hospice is Seeking a Full Time Chaplain/Spiritual Counselor to Join its Team of Dedicated Professionals!


    Schedule is Full Time, 40hrs/wk, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm


    Excellent Full Time Benefits including: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), PTO, and More!


    About Casa de la Luz Hospice:


    Lynette Jaramillo and Agnes C. Poore formed Casa de la Luz Hospice, LLC, in 1998 to provide sensitivity, care and support for patients and their loved ones in the final phase of life. They wanted to reach far beyond the usual and customary hospice service in Tucson. They built a team of individuals who are committed to guiding patients and their loved ones through the end of life journey with knowledge, compassion, and the highest ethical standards. Casa de la Luz's mission and core values are in the heart of each of its employees. In order to continuously fulfill our mission we seek to recruit caring and compassionate individuals.


    By joining the Casa de la Luz family you will have the opportunity to make a great contribution to the hospice community, and you will find your employment at Casa de la Luz Hospice to be a rewarding experience. Lynette and Agnes continue to lead the company's mission with a hands-on approach to the company's daily operations. Casa de la Luz Hospice has established an outstanding reputation for compassionate and superior care. Credit for this reputation goes to each individual in the organization. Casa has also been voted as Tucson's Best Place to Work on more than one occasion due to our committment to our employees. Today, Casa de la Luz Hospice is the largest and one of the most trusted and respected hospices in Southern Arizona. We seek unique talent and energies to contribute to our culture of superior care.


     Position Overview:


    The Chaplain is responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to patients and families/caregivers of Casa de la Luz, either directly or through coordination of care with other Chaplains.  


    1. Assures spiritual assessment of patients/families/caregivers in the hospice program and appropriate services are rendered in a timely manner.
    2. Facilitates the development in the interdisciplinary group Plan of Care to meet identified spiritual needs.
    3. Provides direct spiritual care to patients/families/caregivers.
    4. Serves as liaison and support to community Chaplains.
    5. Maintains records of spiritual care services utilization and related activities for quality assurance, program development, and policy and procedure review and revision.
    6. Documents direct services and ongoing communication with community Chaplains.
    7. Attends patient care conference and interdisciplinary group meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary group.
    8. Provides consultation, education, and support to the interdisciplinary group on spiritual care.
    9. Recruits community Chaplains, and spiritual care volunteers adequate to meet patient/family/caregiver needs by developing community contacts and offering education through congregations about hospice care.
    10. Provides for funeral or memorial services for patients as requested.
    11. Plans periodic memorial services to meet the needs of personnel, volunteers, and community clergy/Chaplains working with the hospice team.
    12. Assists in supervision of spiritual care volunteers when assigned to patients/ families/caregivers.
    13. Accepts and performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.
    14. Adheres to Casa de la Luz's Mission, Core Values and Job Non-negotiables.



    1. Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (B.D., M.Div. or equivalent theological degree) and/or a minimum of four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Experience working with death and dying, individuals/family/caregiver.
    2. Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred
    3. Ability to work as member of interdisciplinary group.
    4. Comfort in an interfaith setting.
    5. Ability to accept different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values.
    6. Ability to network with community clergy and congregations.
    7. Knowledge of and commitment to hospice philosophy of care.
    8. Must have reliable transportation and be able to drive at night.
    9. Hospice/home health experience preferred.


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