• Campus Pastor

    Job ID
    2018-12495
    Category
    Pastoral Care
    Job Location : City
    Spring Park
    Job Location : State
    MN
    Campus
    Lake Minnetonka Shores
    Type
    Part Time
  • Overview

    Presbyterian Homes & Services - Lake Minnetonka Shores (Spring Park, MN) is seeking a Campus Pastor to join our team. This position would be salaried at approximately 20 hours per week, including a weekend rotation of one time per month. 

     

    ABOUT THIS COMMUNITY

    Lake Minnetonka Shores
    4515 Shoreline Drive
    Spring Park, MN 55384

     

    Situated on the western shores of the lake in Spring Park, Lake Minnetonka Shores has become known not only for its stunning park and lakeshore, but also for its vibrant and welcoming community of employees and residents. The beautiful shores of Lake Minnetonka provide a peaceful place to take breaks and breathe in the fresh air. With employee apartments next door and convenient access to many restaurants, coffee shops and grocery stores, this community feels like a second home.


    As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:
    - Off-street parking
    - Discounted employee meals
    - Discounted on-site daycare (infant through pre-school)
    - Free Fitness Center access
    - Discounted employee apartments available next door to campus
    - Monthly employee appreciation events

     

    This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living with Memory Care, Care Center/Long Term Care, Transitional Care/Rehab, and Independent Living.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Assist in maintaining an environment that achieves high quality care and service for residents (physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual) and maintain their independence and dignity to the highest degree possible. Establish and maintain effective communication systems with all customers.
    • Implement, organize and coordinate the Spiritual Care (Worship, Sacraments, Prayer, Bible Studies, and PHS’ Programs) program to enhance the care and services for residents. In accordance with resident requests and desires, provide for Sunday worship and chapel services throughout the week. Plan, arrange/conduct special events for Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Lent and Advent and other special holiday services. Schedule and arrange services for all major resident denominations using outside clergy as needed. Serve or arrange for the serving of communion. Conduct small Bible studies on a weekly basis. Visit and pray with residents on an individual basis. Document visits. Maintain accurate records and reports on all resident programming and visits. Provide specialized services to the dementia care program residents. Implement PHS’ spiritual care programs Blessing of the Hands, Procession of Honor and others. Support Hospice programs and staff as appropriate.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with outside agencies and organizations Promote Presbyterian Homes and its ministry at assorted church functions. Participate with the various community constituencies to achieve mutually beneficial results. Coordinate spiritual services collaboratively with Pastoral Care Director and other professionals inside and outside PHS. Participate in local and conference ministeriums as directed
    • Visit residents on a regular basis on campus and in the hospital as needed. Participate in care conferences and family conferences as required. Communicate and document appropriate resident information in resident file, maintaining confidentiality. Conduct funeral and memorial services when requested. Provide pastoral counseling, personal support and guidance to residents and families experiencing life changes, including death of a resident. Provide emergency pastoral care as needed.
    • Provide bereavement follow-up of families for a one-year period after the death of a resident as appropriate or needed. Document visits/interactions. Conduct regular memorial services for residents who have passed away. Provide referral services for families and staff. Maintain an ongoing process of support for the staff as needed during times of crisis or following significant deaths. Collaborate with Learning and Development staff to identify and deliver on-going staff and volunteer education regarding care-giving, grieving, the role of faith in health care, spirituality and aging, etc. Act as a liaison between resident/family and “home” church and/or act as the pastor for those residents without a church, regardless of denomination.
    • Implement established spiritual care services and policies, procedures and practices. Use quality management process to meet resident needs. Ensure compliance with regulations and established best practices. Apply the knowledge and skills needed for the position, including technical competence in the field and current knowledge of laws and regulations affecting your position. Maintain current knowledge of community resources available for residents. Use discretion and independent judgment to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and

    Qualifications

    • Education Bachelor’s degree and a degree from an accredited theological seminary preferred.
    • Experience:  three years of experience in a church setting or other pastoral care/chaplaincy ministry preferred. One unit of clinical pastoral education (CPE) is preferred.
    • Demonstrate the ability to make independent decisions.
    • Ability to tactfully deal with residents, family members, staff, visitors, outside public, and church organizations.
    • Demonstrate  good moral character.
    • Plan, organize, develop, and implement goals and objectives necessary for delivering pastoral care program.
    • Ecclesiastical endorsement by a recognized religious denomination.
    • Agreement with the mission statement, vision and values of Presbyterian Homes & Services, espousing an evangelistic pastoral commitment.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.


    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.


    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.


    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

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