MAIN FUNCTION: Leads worship services (including preaching) and engages in pastoral visitation, among other assigned duties.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Preaches and leads worship services as assigned. On the various campuses these include:
At Westminster Place
Three Sunday morning health care services
Wednesday Hymns & Devotions services
At The Moorings of Arlington Heights:
Sunday evening vesper services
Two Wednesday services in Health Center
Visits residents on assigned floors in health care center; visits assisted living and independent residents, as assigned
Participates in Monday morning seminar classes at Westminster Place (or other assigned location) and fulfills all requirements, including offering devotions on a rotating schedule and preparing and presenting a verbatim
Meets weekly with assigned chaplain supervisor for field education site supervision
Meets regularly with Lay Committee mentor(s) (approximately monthly)
Participates in assigned special vesper services at Westminster Place such as the Welcoming Service, Hanging of the Greens, and Recognition Sunday
Assists with special worship services as assigned; may include services for Thanksgiving, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, etc.
Offers opening devotions at a meeting of The Woman’s Board of Presbyterian Homes
Attends various meetings as selected or assigned; may include Ethics Committee meetings and care plan conferences
Performs other site-specific duties as assigned, including:
At Westminster Place
Assists with transporting residents to and from weekly Sunday afternoon services
Participates in special worship services on Birch Court (~5 per year)
Assists with memorial services or funerals (when invited to participate)
At The Moorings of Arlington Heights
Leads multi-week Bible study group in Assisted Living
Assists with monthly Service of Remembrance
May require frequent walking, climbing of stairs, kneeling, or standing for long periods to perform the duties of this job. May be necessary to push resident in wheelchair.
Demonstrates facility with the English language. Uses English appropriately in both speech and writing. Has the ability to speak clearly and loudly enough to be heard and understood in worship settings and during visitation.
Is aware of Presbyterian Homes Corporate Compliance policies including those having to do with confidentiality and security of information, and concern for the well-being of residents and patients. Demonstrates behaviors and completes work in a manner consistent with these policies.