Music Thanatologist - Spiritual Care Chaplains

Olympia, WA, USA
Oct 18, 2018
Nov 01, 2018
Arts & Humanities, Music
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types

**Providenceis calling for 0.8 FTE (i.e., 32 hours weekly) music-thanatology rolesupporting Providence St. Peter Hospital, Centralia Hospital, and Hospice.**

We are looking for a Music Thanatologist to minister in partnership with Chaplains and other team members to assist in providing for the needs of the terminally ill and their families.

**In this position you will:**

+ Provide prescriptive music vigils with harp and voice, to address the spiritual, physical, and emotional needs to palliative care and dying patients throughout the continuum of care

+ Provide education about music-thanatology to staff and community

+ Perform duties in a manner consistent within the Spiritual Care Department and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosophy


**Required** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ Certification by MTAI (Music-Thanatology Association International) required within two years of hire, which includes proficiency in harp, voice and the prescriptive process.

**Preferred** **qualifications for this position include:**

+ Successfulcompletion of a music-thanatology training program, i.e., Chalice of Repose orLane Community College.

+ Four-yearundergraduate degree.

**About the hospital you will serve:**

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing

**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**

**Our Mission**

As expressions of God's healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

**Schedule:** Part-time

**Shift:** Day

**Job Category:** Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

**Location:** Washington-Olympia

**Req ID:** 173330