- Visits and assesses spiritual needs of patients. Provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, families and personnel at times of crisis and in difficult situations. Provides opportunities for the reception of Sacraments, Eucharist and for the emergency administration of the Sacrament of Baptism. Graduate of an accredited college or university preferred. Must be a compassionate individual with empathy for patients, family and staff as well as a good listener and be able to handle/deal effectively with people in an emergency situation. Experience in spiritual care in a health care setting is also preferred. Must be committed to working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.