Full-Time Chaplain

Skaalen Retirement Services, Stoughton

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Skaalen Retirement Services, located just outside of Madison, Wisconsin, is a Lutheran retirement community that has been providing care and support of seniors in need since 1900. We deliver housing and services daily to over 650 seniors on two campuses, located in Stoughton and McFarland, Wisconsin. Our levels of care consist of skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care assisted living and independent living communities. The organization is governed by 30 area Corporate Churches that elect the Board of Directors annually. Skaalen Retirement Services is seeking a full-time Chaplain to direct our campus spiritual services. The successful candidate will need to be ordained in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and have achieved Ecclesiastical Specialized Care Endorsement status from the ELCA. Also required is Board Certified Chaplain status from the Association of Professional Chaplains. Previous work experience with the elderly and in parish ministry is essential. The Chaplain will provide spiritual care to patients, families and associates reaching across religious and cultural boundaries. Provides ethical and spiritual guidance to patients and families. Promotes a spiritual environment within the campus by leading worship services, providing prayer services, conducting Bible study, leading religious discussions, providing religious education and hymn sings with residents and patients in all levels of care. The Chaplain is to accomplish the above ministry goals by visiting patients in assigned areas, providing follow-up ministry as needed, completing assigned documentation and by keeping required professional expertise and skills updated. The Chaplain will act as a liaison with area pastors and work to develop partnerships with Corporate Congregations.

Date posted:September 5, 2019