Pastoral Care Coordinator

Sisters of Mercy of the America's - Omaha



Name of Facility: Sisters of Mercy of the America's
7262 Mercy Rd
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Ofelia Rivera


Department: Health and Wellness
Reports to: Health and Wellness Director

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

THIS MAY BE AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU, DO YOU WANT TO WORK IN A KIND AND NURTURING ENVIRONMENT? This is a great career opportunity for a motivated, and caring person. You would be supporting the Sisters who have devoted their lives to the care of others.

General Summary: The Pastoral Care Coordinator oversees and ensures the provision of pastoral care to the Sisters of Mercy at Immanuel Village Assisted Living and Newport House.
The Pastoral Care Coordinator works to ensure the services provided for the Sisters are person-centered and offered in a spirit of hospitality that embodies the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and in a manner consistent with the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

• Coordinates the spiritual care of sisters and provides direct spiritual care through pastoral, nurturing and supportive visits with the Sisters.
• Ensures the implementation of a program of pastoral care and spiritual enrichment, including a yearly retreat, prayer services for the liturgical seasons (ex. Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter).
• Coordinates with local clergy to meet the sacramental needs such as the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick.
• Facilitates Sisters access to spiritual direction as requested and desired.
• Provides religious literature or spiritual resources for Sisters.
• Provides spiritual care to sisters who are hospitalized.
• Participates in the planning of the Wake and Funeral liturgical services upon the death of a sister.
• Participates in Care Planning, with a focus on spiritual components of care.
• Other duties as requested.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Included in qualifications.

Education and Experience
Education, Competencies and Experience
• Experience in pastoral care.
• Strong leadership skills
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Confidentially and HIPPA knowledge
• Experience in areas of grief; advocating and caring for the elderly.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to approach people in a manner, which creates harmony and promotes cooperation; organizational ability; collaboration; leadership; creativity; sound judgment; confidentiality.
• Ability to handle stress associated with ministering to Sisters who experience pain and suffering, death and grief.
• Ability to work independent of supervision.
• Flexibility and ability to establish and rearrange priorities.
• Some evenings and weekends required.
Preferred Qualifications
• Understanding and appreciation of the traditions and culture associated with the Sisters of Mercy.
• Familiarity with the Catholic Church structures and teaching.

Application Instructions

The Sisters of Mercy celebrate diversity. The Mercy mission centers on our commitment to anti-racism, women, earth, non-violence and immigrants.
We welcome all qualified employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In our inclusive work environment, employees thrive.

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