This position serves the spiritual and emotional needs of residents, families, and staff in coordination with other helping professions.
· Conducts religious services as requested.
· Performs other religious ceremonies and makes initial visits to new patients and additional visits as required.
· Provides guidance to families, patients, and staff in response to medical/ethical concerns or issues.
· Provides religious support and consolation to patients, their families, and other employees.
· Participates in educational, departmental, and/or community programs and support groups.
· Assists in developing and/or providing instructional and supportive programs for patients, families, and staff.
· Abides by the highest moral values of the Jewish tradition: personal conscience and professional integrity, honorable social relationships, and the virtues of family life.
· Trains and assists the successor to this position to which he/she has been elected and should establish the framework with the congregation; with the understanding that when a new rabbi commences his/her rabbinic duties, responsibility is transferred automatically and fully.
· May sit on the pulpit at any services and at a place of honor at all significant occasions in the life of the congregation and should be so welcomed.
· May officiate at life cycle ceremonies with the agreement of the successor.
· Follow the policies set by the successor unless otherwise decided.
· Provides other services as needed and all other duties as requested.
(EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)
· Must be ordained as a Rabbi, completed Seminary school and some Seminary work, etc.
Knowledge of the Hebrew Language, required
Medical, dental, vision
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Master of Rabbinic Studies, preferred.