The Sisters of the Little Company of Mary and Providence TrinityCare Hospice Foundationannounce two 12-month, full-time, in-person, interprofessional fellowship positions for one qualified chaplain and one qualified social worker for the 2023-2024 academic year July 5, 2023, through June 28, 2024, in award winning, nationally recognized, and Joint Commission accredited Providence programs located in Torrance, California.
The goals for the fellows are four-fold:
To develop advanced practice competencies through experiential learning. This will be accomplished through rotations in both inpatient and in-home settings, with both pediatric and adult patients in hospice and palliative care under experienced supervision and mentorship.
To develop advanced competencies through didactic learning from licensed and specialty certified leaders in the field of palliative care and hospice. Content includes psychosocial and spiritual assessment, pain management, management of non-pain symptoms, illness trajectories, ethical/legal concerns, communication with patient/family and medical team, cultural issues, and team wellbeing. Fellows are encouraged to customize electives based on their areas of interest. Examples of electives include philanthropy, quality improvement, diversity, equity and inclusion in palliative care, grief and bereavement and palliative care in specialized clinical settings.
We are committed to creating a supportive and caring environment to encourage fellows to deepen their commitment to internal growth and self-awareness both personally and professionally through action and reflection during this transformational year.
To develop, support, and empower future leaders in the field of hospice and palliative care.
Qualified chaplain candidates will have 4 or more units of CPE, at least one year of professional hospice or palliative care chaplaincy clinical experience and be board certification eligible.
Qualified social work candidates will have an MSW from a CSWE-accredited program and at least one year of professional clinical experience in hospice or palliative care.
If interested, please send CV and a letter including what attracts you to this fellowship (250 words) to Anne.O'Halloran@providence.org. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 4.15.23.
For more than 30 years, Providence TrinityCare Hospice Foundation has supported the mission of Providence Hospice LA County and Southern California Palliative Care to compassionately enter the lives of individuals faced with the realities of suffering, loss, death, and grief, to offer expert care and education, while respecting each person's choices, values, and beliefs. Providence is a national, nonprofit Catholic health system comprising a diverse family of organizations and driven by a belief that health is a human right. With fifty-two hospitals, over 1,000 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and many other health and educational services, the health system and its partners employ more than 120,000 caregivers serving communities across seven states - Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington with system offices in Renton, WA, and Irvine, CA.