Providence Health & Services Clinical Chaplain (0.4 FTE) Days, Variable in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Clinical Chaplain (0.4 FTE, Days Variable) to Providence Center for Medically Fragile Children in Portland, OR.
TheProvidence Center for Medically Fragile Children, based at Providence Portland Medical Center, has been caring for Oregon’s mostvulnerable children for over 40 years.Today it fills an important gap in the community not provided by anyother organization regionally. We arerooted in the commitment to promote the inherent dignity of all children byproviding each child in our care the opportunity to achieve his or herpotential and the highest quality of life in an atmosphere of acceptance andlove. This position will providespiritual care for these children, their families, and our staff.
In this position you will:
Provide spiritual and emotional support and guidance to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, caregivers and physicians.
Support the decision makers with skills in theology, ethics, and ecumenical approaches to faith communities as applied to healthcare.
Required Qualifications for this position include:
Master's degree in theology, divinity or a related field
Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (N.A.C.C.), Association of Professional Chaplains (A.P.C), National Association of Jewish Chaplains (N.A.J.C.), or Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C.); certification eligible clinical chaplain candidates will be expected to complete their board certification within 2 years of hire date
Certification will be maintained as "active status" as verified and tracked by the department Director
Documentation of current ecclesial endorsement or support of sponsoring religious group
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care
Req ID: 195896