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Last Updated on February 15, 2019

Posting 02/15/19

Call: (920) 926-4889

Posting 2/15/19

Aspirus was recently recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.


Aspirus is seeking a full-time Chaplain for Aspirus Wausau Hospital who will provide pastoral care and counseling on an ecumenical basis to Aspirus patients, their family members and staff. Establishes working relationships with community clergy and supports their participation in developing and providing spiritual care for their faith community. Supports the hospital's CPE programs and students.  Hours will include between 56-72 hours in a two week pay period and will include two 12 hour weekend on-call shifts per month and one out of five holidays.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provides and facilitates  pastoral care and counseling to patients, family members and staff
  • Provides pastoral care and counseling for patients/families regarding organ donation at their request
  • Participates in the departmental weekend rotation and weekly as needed. The Chaplain will provide the on-call chaplain duties during CPE orientation and evaluation retreats, and if needed during the CPE transition weeks. The Chaplain will respond to emergency referrals from the resident on-call Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when the referrals occur during the resident CPE seminars
  • Coordinates HIPAA orientation and compliance for area clergy/designees in consultation with the Director of Pastoral Services
  • Coordinates special departmental events including Pastoral Care Week in consultation with the Director of Pastoral Services
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Provides in-service and community education
  • Serves as a resource for Biomedical Ethics
  • Provides rites and rituals of the Christian Tradition


  • Knowledge of theology, religious traditions, practices and beliefs, and spirituality normally acquired through completion of a Graduate Degree from an accredited theological school or college
  • A minimum of four (4) units of clinical pastoral education beneficial
  • Clinical pastoral education accredited by ACPE beneficial.


  • A minimum of two years of parish or parish-related experience necessary to enhance and develop skills
  • Four to six years of parish experience and prior pastoral experience in a general hospital beneficial.


  • Valid Driver's License
  • Automobile liability insurance with minimum $100,000/$300,000 coverage required, or $300,000 combined single-limit liability


  • Ordination, ecclesiastical endorsement and certification by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) or the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) beneficial
  • Certification as Fellow in APC or NACC beneficial
  • Possesses general knowledge of behavioral sciences and health care, with the ability to integrate that knowledge with religious faith and practice

Posting 2/8/19

Posting 2/8/19


Posting 2/1/19

Job Opportunity

Facility: Littleton Adventist Hospital       

Location: Littleton, CO

Department: Clinical Pastoral Education

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: Days

Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen

Job Summary

The Clinical Pastoral Educator is responsible to conduct the Littleton Adventist Hospital (LAH) program of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) consistent with standards of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). He/She will be integrated into a clinical assignment to ensure expertise and support to clinical staff and various Chaplain processes. He/She develops curriculum, supervises students' clinical work, pastoral development and professional preparation for healthcare ministry while evaluating the work, learning process and education opportunities of students. the CPE Educator is responsible for seeking and maintain ACPE accreditation for the program and providing overall pastoral leadership for spiritual care practice in collaboration with the LAH Director of Mission and Ministry.



  • Master of Divinity or other appropriate graduate degree from an accredited theological institution.


  • Ordination/endorsement for ministry in good standing within one's own ecclesial body. Certification as a full supervisor in good standing with ACPE

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities

  • Must be familiar with ministry within a Adventist setting, have knowledge of Ethical and Religious Guidelines for Adventist healthcare and desire to serve within this ministry context.
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with clinical staff and have an acute understanding of Chaplain procedures in the clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Has Experience in leading a CPE program and in completing accreditation process in a timely way.

Contact Information:

Casey Leno, MDiv
Director of Mission, Ministry
and Community Health Integration
Littleton Adventist Hospital 
7700 S. Broadway Rd.
Littleton, CO 80122
Office: 303-730-5866 

Posting 2/1/19

URBAN INTERFAITH CENTER with St. Camillus Center 


Position Summary:
Seeking an ACPE Associate or Full Educator/Director to lead our interfaith, cross cultural, CPE program in our diverse community Trauma Level 1 Hospital, alongside the LAC +USC Medical Center and with our urban community’s clinical sites for learning and service. 

Supervises, designs, and implements an interfaith, cross-cultural, bilingual program that establishes and provides ongoing oversight to UIC’s clinical pastoral education program (CPE) which provides CPE Residents training in a Level 1 Trauma Hospital in accordance with the Standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). 

DEVELOP – Continue the develop and oversee the UIC Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Program in accordance with the Standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) UIC goes before ACPE national committee in early 2018 for accreditation. 

OVERSIGHT – Oversee administrative functions and maintain ACPE credentials

SPIRITUAL NEEDS  Provides the weekly Individual Supervision and reflects with students weekly 

SPIRITUAL NEEDS – Helps integrate the interns/residents with the St. Camillus culture of daily interfaith reflections, lunch debriefs and staff in services on death/dying/grief, mental illness and homelessness and medical/site specific didactics. 

COLLABORATION Collaborate with St Camillus team/LAC USC Medical Center and community clinical sites

OVERSIGHT – Oversee the CPE student’s placements contracts with community sites& coordinators.

DOCUMENTATION Compile and complete documentation for ACPE and regional relationships.

BUDGET   Assist in the preparation of the annual budget

Education Requirements
Masters of Divinity or equivalent

Experience Requirements:
2 years directly related experience

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Associate/Full Educator ACPE Certification

Ordination & Denominational/Ecclesiastical Endorsement or Equivalent Education Requirements:
Preferred: Master/Doctorate of Divinity Experience Requirements - Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish

Physical Demands Requirements:
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently

Licensure/Certification Requirements - Preferred: APC or NACC or NAJC Certification Professional licensure

Testing Requirements:
TB Skin Test/Flu shot/Health clearance annually and pass DOJ background & trainings.

Working Conditions Requirements:
May be required or is required to perform on-call duties/travel to various work sites & subordinate tasks

Send a current resume and 3 referral contact information to:
Rev. (Fr) Chris Ponnet, BCC/APC, MDiv, MA & Irene Recendez
St. Camillus Center, Pastor/ Administrator of UCI Program 
1911 Zonal Ave LA CA 90033
323 225 4461 x221

Posting 01/25/19

Posting 01/25/19


Posting 1/11/19

Posting 1/11/19

Posting 12/21/18

Posting 12/21/18



Urban CPE Consortium: Located in Chicago, Illinois, the mission of Urban CPE Consortium (UCPE) is to form persons able to identify root causes of injustice and to facilitate the healing of spiritual, social and systemic wounds. 
Our Core Values are expressed in professing to those we work with the effective importance of living a life committed to seeking Justice (right relationships), Community, Compassion, and Well-Being.

 The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of the not for profit organization and is responsible for administering the affairs of the organization in partnership with the Board of Directors. The primary work of the organization is to provide supervised clinical pastoral experience and training to individuals under the standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE).

To accomplish the primary work of the organization the Executive Director:

  • Collaborates with member agencies to develop and maintain training sites for the students of UCPE
  • Maintains an open and inclusive relationship with the Board of Directors of UCPE and partners with the Board to plan for the development of UCPE
  • Maintains operations and fiscal accountability of UCPE at the highest industry standards
  • Seeks sources of revenue for UCPE in addition to tuition and fees, including fundraising events and grant applications
  • Recruits and supervises clinical pastoral education students
  • Maintains the accreditation of the UCPE by the ACPE
  • Designs creative programming aligned to mission
  • Collaborates with ACPE and its community of practices

Requirements for the position:

  • Management and administrative experience, minimum of five years
  • Experience as a clinical pastoral educator at all levels of training and certification by the ACPE, Inc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to responding to the challenges of urban community life and social justice issues
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a board of directors and organizational committees
  • Highly developed communication skills along with a commitment to provide spiritual and emotional care to others
  • Competent in the use of technology to achieve organizational goals including potential for on-line learning programs
  • Understanding of effective fundraising programs and grant writing/grant reporting
  • Understanding of accounting principles, personnel requirements, and contract administration.

The position is a salaried, full-time position and provides health insurance, vacation, and assistance in obtaining continuing professional education.

 Please e-mail a cover letter, references, and resumé to Janet MacLean at

Posting 11/30/18

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