Supervisory Chaplain Job in Jackson, Mississippi – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Supervisory Chaplain – Jackson, Mississippi
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 523261
Start Date: 10/13/2021
End Date: 10/28/2021

Qualification Summary
Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. English Language Proficiency: Candidates must be proficient in spoken and written English to be appointed. Education: Applicants must possess a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent educational qualifications as evidenced by a graduate-level theological degree from a college, university or theological school accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. NOTE: For applicants who do not possess a Master of Divinity degree or equivalent educational degree, an approved educational equivalency review from a nationally recognized board certification body for chaplains is acceptable such as the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. (BCCI) ® or a nationally recognized certification body that utilizes the BCCI® Common Qualifications and Competencies for professional Chaplaincy or a certifying organization that has a reciprocity agreement with BCCI. Clinical Pastoral Education: Applicant must have completed four units of CPE from a CPE center that is accredited by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Ecclesiastical Endorsement: Must possess and maintain a full and active ecclesiastical endorsement, dated within the past 12 months. Must be from the official national endorsing authority of the applicant’s faith group or denomination. Board Certification: Must be a Board Certified Chaplain certified by the Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc. (BCCI) ® or nationally recognized certification body that utilizes the BCCI® Common Qualifications and Competencies for professional Chaplaincy or a certifying organization that has a reciprocity agreement with BCCI. Exception. Non-certified applicants who otherwise meet the eligibility requirements may be given a temporary appointment under the authority of 38 U.S.C. § 7405(c)(2) for a period not to exceed two years. This exception only applies at the entry level. For the journey level and above, the candidate must have board certification. Failure to become certified within two years from date of appointment will result in removal from the GS-0060 Chaplain series and may result in termination of employment. Grade Determinations:
Supervisory Chaplain, GS-13
Experience. The candidate must have one year of creditable experience equivalent to the GS-12 level which includes: Knowledge of administrative, personnel, resource management and strategic planning for chaplaincy and chaplain pastoral education programs; Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties which include responsibility for assignment of work, performance evaluations, selection of staff and recommendation of awards, advancements and disciplinary actions; Skill in interpersonal relationships including conflict resolution and ability to work collaboratively with managers from other departments; Ability to develop local policy, productivity and clinical practice standards; Ability to align local chaplaincy services and programming with the strategic goals and objectives of all levels of the agency, department or organization; Ability to ensure compliance with chaplaincy practice, policy and accreditation standards across the continuum of health care; Skill in providing consultation to facility leadership, managers and other staff on all religious expression and spiritual care. Demonstrated Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. In addition to the experience or education above, the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs:
i. Knowledge of administrative, personnel, and resource management and strategic planning for chaplaincy and chaplain pastoral education programs.
ii. Ability to provide the full range of supervisory duties, which include responsibility for assignment of work, performance evaluations, selection of staff and recommendation of awards, advancements and disciplinary actions.
iii. Skill in interpersonal relationships, including conflict resolution and ability to work collaboratively with managers from other departments.
iv. Ability to develop local policy, productivity and clinical practice standards.
v. Ability to align chaplaincy services and programming with the strategic goals and objectives of the facility, Veterans Integrated Service Network and VHA.
vi. Ability to ensure compliance with chaplaincy practice, policy and accreditation standards across the continuum of health care.
vii. Skill in providing consultation to facility leadership, managers and other staff on all religious expression and spiritual care. References: VA Handbook 5005/135, Part II Appendix G67, Chaplain Qualification Standard dated 09/24/2020. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-13. Physical Requirements: The position requires the Chaplain to meaningfully engage with Veteran patients and family members by walking and moving within the healthcare setting or with the incumbent using an assistive device. The Chaplain is required to speak, hear (hearing aid permitted) and work closely with others.

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