A chaplain is typically employed by larger hospitals and healthcare facilities, although they work in other settings (such as the military) as well. The chaplain provides religious counseling and comfort to patients and their families. They work with caregivers and therapists/counselors at these facilities to assist the spiritual needs of anyone requiring assistance.
Coordinate spiritual and bereavement services for patients.
Provide spiritual and emotional help to patients from all cultures and beliefs.
Assist patients and their families with preparing and dealing with the terminally ill.