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Quinte Health Care

Quinte Health Care (QHC), located in south/central Ontario, is an integrated system of hospitals working with our partners to provide exceptional care. Our four hospitals: Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and North Hastings Hospital, offer high-quality, comprehensive health services to nearly 200,000 people throughout the region.

With fantastic restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, and more than 40 wineries, the Quinte region is an excellent place to live. The array of parks, picturesque beaches, golf courses, and waterfront trails, provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure. This dynamic, growing community offers affordable housing in both urban and rural settings and is an easy commute to larger centres such as Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal. Visit to learn more about the region.

QHC’s vision is to provide exceptional and compassionate care and to be valued by our communities and inspired by the people we serve. We strive to enhance the quality and safety of care, create an exceptional safety experience, provide effective care transitions, and be an exceptional workplace.

Position:  Coordinator- Spiritual Health Services


Summary of Duties: 
  • Reporting to the Manager of Communications and Community Engagement, the Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of spiritual health services for patients, families and staff at Quinte Health Care and work as the primary Spiritual Health Practitioner at QHC Belleville General Hospital.
Qualifications Required
  • Undergraduate degree and a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent Post Graduate Degree with relevant theological/spiritual studies plus five (5) years of recent related clinical experience
  • Minimum of one advanced Clinical Pastoral Education unit
  • Current Membership with Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC)
  • Eligibility for membership as a Registered Psychotherapist in the Ontario College of Registered Psychotherapists is an asset
  • Endorsement by a recognized religious or faith group
  • Provide multi-faith, non-denominational spiritual healthcare services to patients, families and staff at QHC Belleville General Hospital that is respectful of cultural, traditional, and religious diversity and support ethical discussion and difficult decision making by patients, their family and staff.
  • Be available and accessible to patients, family and staff experiencing spiritual distress.
  • Facilitate a variety of staff support strategies nurturing collaboration and supportive community.
  • Act in a consultative capacity for staff when dealing with religious or culturally specific practices/rituals.
  • Act as a team player within an interdisciplinary team to achieve excellence in patient centred care.
  • Work collaboratively with the on call spiritual health practitioners at QHC Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital, QHC Trenton Memorial Hospital, and QHC North Hastings Hospital in providing and/or coordinating spiritual health care services.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteer on call spiritual health practitioners and lay pastoral care visitors.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals and community support groups in educational endeavours related to the needs of patients and families.
  • Develop strong partnerships with local spiritual leaders to provide consultation and support on spiritual issues and to optimize the available spiritual health support available to patients, staff and physicians.
  • Explore and develop financial partnerships to support Spiritual Health Services.

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Permanent Part Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, July 28, 2017

How to Apply:  

Interested candidates, please submit your resume to: Quinte Health Care – Human Resources 265 Dundas St. East, Belleville, ON K8N 5A9

Please quote “Spiritual Health Services Coordinator position” in your subject line along with your name.

E:mail Fax: 613-969-1451 Website: E-mail applications are preferred.

Quinte Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Location:  Multi Site

Profession Type:  Other

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