MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Currently recognized as a spiritual leader and in good standing with his/her Native American Tribe, Nation, Band or Rancheria. (All candidates must attach to their application a letter of certification of good standing issued by his/her Native American Tribe, Nation, Band or Rancheria.) and Experience: Two years of experience as a recognized Native American spiritual leader practicing in a setting recognized by his/her Native American Tribe, Nation, Band or Rancheria.
The Permanent/ Intermittent Native American Spiritual Leader will be directed by the Program Assistant in the Recovery and Mall Services (RMS) Department. The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties but not limited to:
Coordinates and conducts quality Native American spiritual ceremonies, including drum and revitalization ceremonies; oral traditions, cultural studies and other spiritual rites as relevant to the patients of DSH-A.
Provide spiritual counseling, visitation, and teaching to patient unable to attend activities off the unit as scheduled.
Works cooperatively with the other Chaplains to provide spiritual services and groups.
In corporates Trauma Informed Care Principals into their work.
Performs administrative and institutional duties, following policy and procedures necessary to safely provide spiritual services and oversee the Native American Sweat Grounds.
Direct the provision of regularly scheduled Native American ceremonies and services.
Participated in scheduled RMS meetings, Interfaith meetings and training.
Order necessary supplies to provide quality Native American Spiritual services and ensure proper and organized storage of these supplies.
Effectively communicate with supervisor, Interfaith Team, and Treatment Teams.
Support the hospital’s Relationship Security Program through ongoing monitoring of self and others to prevent boundary programs from escalating into breaches and policy violations.
Submit budget and Performance Improvement recommendations to improve Native American Services.
Assist with providing services to patients from a variety of faith groups.
All other duties and special projects as assigned consistent with this classification.
The hiring process consists of 3 easy steps:
Log on to www.jobs.ca.gov
1. Create an account
2. Exam info link https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/JOBSGEN/1MHEM.PDF
3. Apply for the vacancy
Health, dental and vision insurance
Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
CALPERS Safety retirement and 401K/457 plan options
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