Spiritual care is at the heart of caring for each individual. Tending to matters of the heart and spirit greatly benefit a person's sense of well-being when facing an illness, recovery and life changes.
Our staff chaplain and spiritual care volunteers provide support to anyone in need regardless of religious tradition. A patient or a patient's family member or friend may request to see the chaplain, or simply accept a visit when offered. Support is available when desired for:
Our chaplain is board certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains. Our chaplain volunteers have completed at least one unit of clinical pastoral education (CPE) and assist in providing on-call support at the time of death, emergency or trauma.
The staff chaplain is available from Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you would like to speak with a chaplain during business hours, call 515.282.5726 or the hospital operator at 515.282.2200.