Chaplain

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Chaplain-1701816

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Position Summary:

At the Long Island State Veterans Home, the Chaplain is responsible for conducting Roman Catholic mass and providing spiritual guidance for our residents.

Duties of a Chaplain for the Roman Catholic denomination may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Conducts religious services and provides spiritual guidance for the Roman Catholic residents.
  • Establishes periods of worship.
  • Counsels individual Roman Catholic residents on spiritual and emotional problems.
  • Conducts pastoral calling on the Roman Catholic residents in order to develop relationships with residents.
  • Pays particular attention to Roman Catholic residents suffering emotional crises, the critically ill and dying, and newly admitted residents in need of support.
  • Conducts religious education program to benefit the Roman Catholic residents through organizing such activities as classes, group discussions and forums.
  • Works closely with medical, nursing and rehabilitation staff to further Roman Catholic resident progress.
  • Consults with other chaplains and administration in order to coordinate the religious program and its relationship to the overall functions of the facility.
  • Maintains records of religious activities.
  • Informs community about facility and programs.
Working Conditions:

Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be require to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressures due to multiple calls and inquiries.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must possess ecclesiastical endorsement from the official endorsing agency of the Chaplains faith or denomination at the time of appointment and maintain such endorsement for the duration of their employment. Candidate must be ordained by the Roman Catholic church, have authority to consecrate the Eucharist, and have sacramental authority to anoint the sick.

Special Notes:

The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco is strictly prohibited anywhere on our 25-acre campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation; submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s), if applicable. Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care program dedicated to the care of honorable discharged Veterans of the United Stated Armed Forces, their spouses and widows, as well as Gold Star Parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative, and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's Heroes every day.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


Official Job Title: Chaplain
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Spiritual Care-Long Island State Veterans Home
Schedule: Part-time Day Shift VarySpiritual Care-Long Island State Veterans Home
Posting Start Date: Jun 12, 2017
Posting End Date: Jun 26, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: As per Civil Service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG22

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