Spiritual Health Practitioner

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Spirituality is a core dimension of our personhood. It is foundational in providing a framework for understanding human experience, including the health care journey. Spiritual health care practitioners are specially trained to be fluent in the language of suffering and vulnerability, death and dying, and of hope, compassion and resilience. Spiritual health care practitioners are skilled in assessing the key role of spirituality, cultural and religious practices in wellness, human coping, resilience and recovery. The qualifications for a spiritual health practitioner include the following:

The incumbent is responsible for upholding dignity in person-centred care by seeking out, assessing and responding to the unique spiritual and religious needs of patients, families and staff in an open, compassionate and culturally safe manner ; working as a member of the interprofessional health care team.

Demonstrates strengths as outlined in the Core Competencies for Spiritual Health Care Practitioners created by Manitoba’s Spiritual Health Care Partners (September 2017)

  • Spiritual Health Assessments and Interventions
  • Communication
  • Collaboration and Partnerships
  • Inclusivity, Diversity and Cultural Safety
  • Personal, Spiritual and Professional Development
  • Leadership
  • Ethical Behaviour and Practice
  • Research

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To apply for this job email your details to krboschman@wrha.mb.ca