Chaplain

This is a Full Time job in at Luther Crest

Posted On: March 27, 2019

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Job Description

Luther Crest, A Diakon Lutheran Senior Living Community — Located in Allentown with easy access to Route  78, Route  22 and Route 476. Luther Crest is a large Continuing Care Retirement Community with a 5-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, along with a personal care community. Luther Crest is seeking skilled and caring individuals to be part of Diakon’s Many Hands. One Heart. team, who recently celebrated 150 years of service. Employees are able to use Luther Crest’s state-of-the-art Wellness Center including a fitness center, spa, and indoor heated Olympic-size pool. At Luther Crest, you will begin your career by attending a highly comprehensive orientation and training program that includes a focus on customer service. We are greatly invested in our employees and believe in providing growth through our tuition assistance, wellness and customer service excellence programs.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing spiritual leadership and spiritual services to residents, families, and staff.
  • Visits all nursing care and personal care/assisted living residents upon admission/ move-in and at least quarterly.
  • Maintain notes for each visit on the chart of each resident in the nursing care center and personal care/assisted living.
  • Provides and/or coordinates worship opportunities for residents, e.g., weekly and special worship services, Bible studies, communion (group or private), bedside prayer.
  • Education/Training: Rostered within the ELCA or denomination with whom ELCA has full communion partnership. Certified by Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) preferred. Certification by APC obtained within three years of employment required.

 

Experience: A minimum of three (3) years’ pastoral experience normally required.

 

ADA: Ability to bend, stoop, sit, reach, and lift items weighing up to 25 lbs.; visual and auditory skills.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

Diakon offers a competitive compensation and benefits package for Full-Time and Part-Time employees including medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage. We also offer tuition assistance, generous paid time off,  401(k) plan with employer match, voluntary short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance and the ability to earn referral bonuses up to $3,000.

 

Staff receive excellent training through a comprehensive paid general orientation including customer service training. We offer continuing training and education, provide the ability for career advancement, and host staff appreciation and special events. Diakon also maintains a discretionary emergency fund, which can be of assistance to staff members during critical times. In addition, Diakon offers a Love of Thy Neighbor Fund, which provides a per-day living expense and matches up to five PTO days for approved service or mission trips with other nonprofit organizations.

 

Diakon is an equal opportunity employer.

EOE/M/F/VETS/Disabled

 

Location: Luther Crest – 800 Hausman Road, Allentown, PA 18104


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