Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty

  • Spiritual Care Counselor

    Job Location US-CA-South San Francisco
    Social Work and Spiritual Care
    Part-Time 20 to 29 hours per week
    Pathways Home Health and Hospice
  • Description


    Come explore the exciting opportunity to contribute within a growing organization!  Pathways Home Health & Hospice is celebrating over 40 years of service in the Greater Bay Area and has an immediate opening.  We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Spiritual Care Counselor.  This individual is responsible for providing spiritual counseling and services to patients and families, either directly or indirectly, through local clergy or spiritual counselors.   



    The Spirtual Care Counselor coordinates care with other members of the Interdisciplinary Group and completes an in-depth spiritual assessment of patients/families assigned for follow-up care.  The ideal candidate will develop an individualized spiritual care plan, based on the spiritual assessment and the patient's and family's acceptance of these services.  He or she conducts memorial/funeral services when requested and as staff time permits attends and actively participates in: Interdisciplinary Group meetings, educational in-service trainings, and other agency meetings as requested.  This individual also performs other duties as assigned consistent with skills and training for this position in alignment with the goals and mission of Pathways Home Health & Hospice.



    • MDiv or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited training institute (minimum 72 semester hours or 108 quarter hours of credit)
    • Successful completion of 4 units of clinical pastoral education (CPE) or equivalent
    • Experience providing spiritual care counseling in a health care setting
    • Ability to work independently and creatively in order to accomplish goals with a minimum of supervision
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience working with the terminally ill is preferred
    • California driver’s license and automobile insurance with minimum Bodily Injury Liability Coverage Insurance per agency policy
    • Current CPR certification-American Heart Association “BLS Health Care Provider” required upon renewal
    • Cantonese or Mandarian speaking counselor desired

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