Providence Health & Services Senior Chaplain in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Senior Chaplain ( Full Time / Day Shift ) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA

In this position you will:

  • Theposition provides spiritual support and guidance to patients, families, andstaff.

  • Performs or arranges for religious services to meet patient needs.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in delivering careto particular areas of specialty (e.g., Palliative care, support groups,oncology, gerontology) and age-specific patient population (e.g., adolescents,adults, geriatrics, pediatrics).

  • Available to provide supervision to Chaplain Associates andvolunteers. Participates in continuingeducation and provides education in specialty areas.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master'sDegree in Divinity or equivalent degree

  • Provide documentation of current endorsement of,or good standing in a denomination inaccordance with the requirements of his/her faith tradition.

  • Frequentprolonged, standing/walking

  • Provide documentation of a minimum of four unitsof Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)accredited by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), theNational Association of Catholic Chaplains , or the Canadian Association forPastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE/ACPEP).Note: Of the required four unitsof CPE, an equivalency for one ofthe units may be considered

  • Certification by NACC, APC, NAJC or AAPC

  • MOAB I required within 30 to 150 days of hire

  • Subject to long irregular hours

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 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: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 165727