Providence Health & Services Chaplain in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Chaplain to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.


are seeking an ordained or lay minister of spiritual integrity to provide

spiritual and emotional compassionate support and peaceful presence to

patients, their family members and staff.

In this position you will:

  • Articulate,interpret and assess the meaning of spiritual care in the context ofhealth and illness, and advocate for its effective inclusion in the healthcare we provide by caring for the whole person, mind, body and spirit.

  • Communicatewith patients, families and members of the health care team in an effortto enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hopeand spiritual well-being.

  • Collaboratewith other disciplines, units and programs as an active and integralmember of the care team.

  • Networkand collaborate with appropriate community groups, such as parishes andother health agencies, in order to assure the continuity of spiritual carethroughout the health-illness cycle.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completionof four Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) units

  • CurrentChaplain certification or eligible issued by National Association ofCatholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

  • Experiencein counseling/advising within health care and in pastoral service

  • Bachelor’sDegree in Pastoral Studies or equivalent

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’sDegree in Pastoral Studies or equivalent

  • 3-5years spiritual/pastoral care experience in healthcare environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 133661