Chaplain – Hospice


About Us 

Stillwater Hospice committed to creating an environment that acts as a magnet for the most collaborative, unselfish, and team-oriented people in the Peoria, AZ area and is an Impact Healthcare Agency. Impact Healthcare currently provides Home Healthcare and end-of-life Hospice Care to 1,500 patients throughout CA and UT. With 11 Medicare Certified agencies, 12 locations, and a great support team, Impact Healthcare is positioned with the strength of a large organization, but the heart of a small one. We believe in finding, enjoying, and achieving a better way as we strive every day to be the employer and provider of choice in the communities we serve.

About the Position

As a hospice chaplain, your primary responsibility is to provide emotional and spiritual counseling to terminally ill patients and their families. 

In this role, you will work in collaboration with members of the care team to provide guidance, support and assist in creating a plan of care along with providing bereavement support and appropriate information to help patients and their families. We seek a compassionate, attentive, and adaptable chaplain who has a proficient knowledge of hospice and palliative care. Great communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this position.

Area Coverage

We are looking for coverage in Peoria, AZ. 


  • Certified/ordained to minister.

  • Letter of endorsement for chaplaincy from a recognized faith group.

  • Spiritual Care related Master’s Degree, Clinical Pastoral Education, or Hospice Spiritual Counselor Education preferred

  • Six (6) months, or more, of relevant spiritual care experience, preferably in a medical/hospice setting.

Qualifications and skills

  • Demonstrated socialization skills.

  • Knowledge of Hospice philosophy and concept.

  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a member of a team.

  • Provide direct spiritual support to patient’s and family’s in keeping with their individual beliefs.

  • Document and prepare initial assessments.

  • Maintain proper documentation of visits to patients and families.

  • Offering Communion, as needed.

  • Conducting funerals or memorial services, as needed.

  • Work with staff, clergy, and community groups to enhance their sensitivity to the spiritual concerns of patients and families.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings.

  • Provide bereavement services as required by the bereavement plan of care.

  • Make contact with clergy as indicated by patients and families.

  • Assist with volunteer training and staff education.

  • Participate in the Hospice Quality Assessment Performance Improvement program.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Why work with us?

We have a team approach that is focused on "our" success in achieving a great work environment and excellent patient outcomes. Our goal is for every team member to come to the conclusion: "this is the best job I've ever had" (and many do). As part of that, Stillwater offers competitive compensation and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401k

  • PTO and vacation

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Excellent team dynamics

We believe in caring for both our team and our patients and have a profound understanding of the value in both. We are committed to being the employer and provider of choice in the areas we serve. Come meet us, join the team, and help us continue to build something great . . . We're excited to meet you!

Job Type: Full Time