Providence Health & Services Certified Chaplain in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Chaplain (Chaplaincy Services, Evening Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Articulate and interpret the meaning of spiritual care in the context of health and illness, and advocate for its effective inclusion in the health care we provide.

  • Communicate with patients, families and members of the health care team in an effort to enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hope and spiritual well being.

  • Cooperate with other disciplines, units and programs as an active member of the care team.

  • Network and collaborate with appropriate community groups, such as parishes and other health agencies, in order to assure the continuity of spiritual care throughout the health-illness cycle.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Religious Studies, Pastoral Counseling, or related field OR ordained Priest in the Catholic Church

  • Certification (or eligible for certification) with an appropriate national chaplain certifying body such as National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) with at least four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

  • Those hired prior to being certified will have eighteen (18) months to achieve certification

  • Basic knowledge of software applications. (Outlook, Word, Excel, Lotus, and Access).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) or more years of ministry experience

  • Valid Washington state driver’s license

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 141007