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Functioning as a member of the interprofessional health care team, the primary responsibilities of the Spiritual Care Practitioner include : providing direct religious and spiritual care and psychotherapy to patients, families / friends and staff at UHN, ensuring their spirituality and / or faith traditions are respected;
performing other responsibilities to ensure continued success of the Department of Spiritual Care at UHN; participating in professional development / educational activities / programs to ensure excellence in the provision of spiritual care and psychotherapy ;
performing cross-functional and other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and / or required.
At minimum, completion of a Master's degree program in Theological or Spiritual Care
Preference will be given to candidates with Specialist certification with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) and / or working towards teaching supervisor certification
In the process of registering with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO)
Up to one (1) year of relevant experience
Clinical experience required
Effective organization, interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable, legislative, UHN and / or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Excellent counseling / clinical skills and compliance with confidentiality requirements
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Demonstrated competence in enabling effective team collaboration between colleagues, staff, volunteers and community resources
Demonstrated competency in ministry to the sick and to persons of diverse religious, educational and cultural backgrounds
Provide support to patients, families, and staff throughout MAID
Knowledge of research procedures, methods, techniques, statistical principles, measurement theories and data collection instruments
Ability to relate theology and behavioural sciences to spiritual care work
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards