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Augustana Care Chaplain- Full-Time in Des Moines, Iowa

Valley View Village, 4-star rated, 79-bed facility, is seeking an energetic Full-Time Chaplain to join our vibrant and dedicated spiritual care team. In this role, you will provide pastoral care to our residents, families and staff, through worship services, communion and memorial services. We are seeking a sincere and compassionate individual who will strive to serve in the spirit of Christ?s love.

As a continuum of care campus, we offer independent living, assisted living, long term care, and skilled nursing care including speech, physical and occupational therapies. We are conveniently located in a park-like setting on Des Moines? East side, near shopping centers, hospitals, medical providers and I-235.

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). Apply today to make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

This is a Full-Time, benefit eligible position.

Chaplain responsibilities:

  • Provide spiritual care, in conjunction with Cassia?s mission, to care for residents, families and employees.

  • Visit residents on an individual basis and determine type of involvement appropriate for meeting their spiritual and emotional needs.

  • Document and maintain accurate records of visits with residents using basic computer programs.

  • Research and prepare materials to conduct Bible study, resident devotions, and worship.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Chaplain skills and requirements:

  • Bachelor?s Degree or Equivalent experience.

  • Must be credentialed or willing to be credentialed with the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA).

  • Master?s Degree in Bible/Theology preferred.

  • Prior experience in counseling or pastoral care preferred.

  • Active in a local church and growing in spiritual life.

  • Must maintain confidential information.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Team player who has a passion for elder care and adapts quickly to changing situations.

  • Other activities include frequent kneeling, crouching, and stooping to communicate and pray with residents.

We Offer:

Full-Time Employees are offered a benefit package including PTO, Holiday Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Disability insurance, retirement plan, Flex Spending, Tuition Discount at Partner Colleges and more.

About Us:

Valley View Village's new 70,000-square-foot building offers private and semi-private suites, with 20 memory-care beds, 20 skilled-care beds and 39 long-term care beds. This state of the art health center provides long term care, skilled nursing for rehabilitation stays, and Speech, Physical & Occupational Therapy services. At Valley View Village, we believe it is important to learn and grow. If you desire to continue your education and professional advance within the CNA role or beyond, Valley View Village will support you while you attend classes and offer opportunities for growth within the organization.

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

To be considered, please apply online or stop in at 2571 Guthrie Ave, Des Moines, IA, 50317, to fill out an application.

EOE/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled *A Drug Free Workplace *A Veteran Friendly Employer

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