Pastoral Care Assistant (Reference Number 14-NON-068)


PART-TIME - Cross-site responsibilities-

Please note: Weekend work may be required

The best at what we do. Rouge Valley Health System is an innovative leader committed to delivering the best patient/family experience. Focused on improving the health of our community, we are committed to learning, innovation and providing the best patient care experience for our patients and their families. Rouge Valley Health System is committed to providing accessible employment practices, in compliance with the AODA, by making appropriate accommodations available throughout the selection and assessment process. If you require accommodation, please inform our Human Resources staff to ensure your equal participation. Join our team as we meet the needs of our growing communities.

Rouge Valley's Lean approach to continuous improvement puts our patients first in everything we do. Through our Lean philosophy, Rouge Valley respects our staff's talents, skills and diversity and seeks to optimize value for patients. Help us lead transformation in health care. Our commitment to providing the best patient care and an effective workplace has resulted in many well-earned awards by our team of staff, physicians and volunteers: CBC's The Fifth Estate “A” rating, based on research by the Canadian Institute for Health Information and in 2013; Exemplary standing, the top rating from national hospital surveyors by Accreditation Canada.

Reporting to the Manager, Birthing Centre, Genetics and Chaplaincy, the major focus of the role will be to provide spiritual care to patients, families and staff in assigned areas of the Health System.


  • Undergraduate degree in Theology

  • Membership in C.A.S.C. (the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care)

  • Endorsement by a faith community

  • Minimum CPE training at the Basic Level and preferably at the Advanced Level

  • Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement

  • Demonstrated professional competence in areas of crisis counselling, palliative care interventions and ethical decision making

  • 1 year previous hospital experience in critical care environment

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to manage a demanding workload

  • Demonstrated pattern of good attendance and proficiency in Microsoft computer technology

  • Ability to work well with multi-disciplinary programs

  • The ability to appreciate and respect the diverse cultural patterns, religious values and spiritual beliefs of others

  • Develop, implement and provide education to staff and community religious leaders and lay visitors, related to pastoral care



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