Job Description

Apple Valley, CA

Per Diem

Work Hours: Per Diem on call coverage



VNAcare, a not-for-profit leader in hospice care, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals to join our team.

Join our team and provide compassionate care to patients in your community!  We are a leader in Hospice services that offers the best programs available in the High Desert communities.  Come on board with us as a Hospice Chaplain!!!

With offices throughout Southern California, you can become part of the team who continues to be a leader in providing professional and comprehensive care to critically, chronically or terminally ill patients in our community.

Our clinicians enjoy flexible schedules including limited weekends/after-hours/on-call which promotes a healthy work-life balance.

We offer competitive salaries, mileage reimbursement and a comprehensive orientation/on-the-job training program.

The Hospice Chaplain position is open in our Apple Valley location and surrounding areas.  This is a Per Diem position during our day.

Requirements of the Hospice Chaplain:

  • Graduate of an accredited seminary or school of theology preferred.
  • Knowledge of emotional effects of death, grief and loss.
  • Experience in working with families facing serious illness.

Hospice Chaplain Duties Include:

  • Assess the spiritual needs and resources of patients, families and caregivers, and assist them in using their faith to cope with illness, trauma, and the dying experience.
  • Assists with development/update in patient’s plan of care within two days of admission or condition change.
  • Provides direct spiritual counseling and support to patients and families.
  • Participates in weekly Interdisciplinary Team meetings and is attentive to spiritual care issues of patients, families and caregivers as cases are reviewed.
  • Contacts clergy of a particular faith on the patient/families behalf.
  • Acts as liaison between Hospice and patient's own pastor.
  • Maintains records of his/her visits and community clergy contacts.
  • Conducts funeral and memorial services if requested by the hospice patient's family.

For assistance in applying for a position with VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California, please contact the Human Resources Dept. at (909) 447-7282 or

EEO, M/F/Protected Veterans/Individual with Disability

Application Instructions

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