Last Updated on February 15, 2017


Posting 2/15/17

Posting 2/15/17

Department of Defense Military Treatment Facilities (MTF) in San Antonio, Texas, has a follow-on requirement base + 4 (1) year options for non-personal services.  The Contractor shall provide non-personal services for Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor referred to as contract personnel (CP) at San Antonio Texas MTFs.  The CP will enable the chaplain residents to provide services to include pastoral care to patients, families, and staff while developing pastoral competency and deployment readiness in chaplain residents through supervised reflection. The CP shall work within the Government provided facility and use Government provided equipment.  This requirement is for a base year plus 4 (1-yr) Options with a Period of Performance: 1 June 2017 - 31 May 2022.

1 Full Time Employee required:
- Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Supervisor

This notice is neither a request for quotes nor a solicitation of offers. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether conducting a competitive procurement is possible for the Government.  All prospective offerors who may be interested in participating in this requirement should respond to this Sources Sought Notice by responding in Federal Business Opportunities electronic system at: or by contacting the individual(s) below.  Responses must be received no later than 10:00 CST on Friday, 24 February 2017.

CA: Pamela Kalil
1655 Selfridge Ave., Bldg. 5450                           
JBSA Lackland, TX 78236-5253                         
(210) 671-3246       
CO: Dawn Davenport
(210) 671-5906

Posting 2/15/17

Posting 2/1/2017

Posting 2/1/2017

Unique Chaplain Position; Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff NJ
, a faith-based facility that specializes in both mental health and elder care, is looking for candidates to join an active and vibrant pastoral care team that includes four other chaplains. The opportunity exists for a full-time, long-term care chaplain to serve as the primary chaplain in the skilled nursing care program. Applicants should be ecclesiastically endorsed, ordained and be able to work with a diverse population from a reformed perspective. Board certification is preferred as is experience in working within an elder care context. Job descriptions are available upon request. Interested candidates please contact Rev. Jim Knol, Director Pastoral Care at 201-848-5801.

Posting 2/1/2017

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services (PSF)
, ranked one of America's top 50 hospitals by multiple healthcare organizations, has an OPENING for an experienced CPE supervisor. The 500-bed, two-hospital system is based in beautiful Colorado Springs and is a part of CENTURA, the largest faith-based healthcare system in Colorado. We are seeking a qualified supervisor anxious to build and grow a dynamic CPE program. The restart of the CPE program will begin with interns (summer 2017) and a full residency program (4 residents) in September 2017.

Qualifications include:
* - Full CPE Supervisor certification
* - Experience in managing a Spiritual Care Department (preferred)
* - Experience with Medicare pass through
* - Three years of experience in hospital/community setting

With Pikes Peak in the background, PSF is an easy draw for residents wanting to experience the vast diversity of a vibrant and progressive system. If interested, please contact Lawrence Seidl, Group V.P. of Mission & Ministry at 719-776-5249, email or his assistant, Leslie, at 719-776-5855.

Posting 2/1/2017

Spiritual Care Staff Chaplain 

St. Anthony Regional Hospital & Nursing Home located in Carroll, Iowa has an opening for Staff Chaplain in our Spiritual Care Department.

St. Anthony Regional Hospital is a Catholic, not-for-profit, 99 bed facility with a connected 79 bed Nursing Home with active Hospice. St. Anthony is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 700 skilled and dedicated staff.

St. Anthony patients and residents have access to state-of-the-art equipment, up-to-date treatment procedures and physicians in many specialty areas.  Compassionate, inter-faith, cost-effective care is provided in an atmosphere which reflects the organization’s Franciscan heritage, with an emphasis placed on serving each patient’s physical, spiritual, and psychological needs.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Pastoral Care or Spiritual Counseling, including two units of Clinical Pastoral Education, completion of certification is required within a year of hire. A Master’s degree is preferred and knowledge of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare is preferred.

St. Anthony has a strong and respected reputation for excellent patient care as well as high quality outcome measures.

Caring and compassion are a hallmark of the institution.
Come join our exceptional team of compassionate professionals.

Apply online:


311 South Clark Street
Carroll, Iowa

Pre-employment drug screen required.

Posting Date 1/17/2017

Posting Date 01/17/2017

Posting Date 01/03/2017

Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento is seeking a Certified ACPE or NACC Supervisor. The Supervisor will join the Spiritual Care Services team in working collaboratively with the Director of Spiritual Care/ACPE Supervisor and three Board-Certified chaplains.

The position will have primary responsibility for the ACPE program. The Supervisor will develop, manage and supervise full-time CPE units, consisting of five residents and two interns. Students provide spiritual care to more than 600 patients at this medical center, which includes an acute tertiary care hospital and a children and adult psychiatric hospital. 

Qualifications include:
* - Associate or Full Supervisor Certification. Minimum of Candidate level Certification with ACPE or NACC. 
* - Ability to work well as a team member with other high level health care professionals.
* - Experience in an interfaith multicultural context. 
* - Excellent organizational and communication skills.

SMCS is located in downtown Sacramento, one of the most diverse cities in the U.S. The hospital has recently opened the state of the art, eight-floor, Anderson-Lucchetti Woman’s and Children’s Center, as part of the expanded SMCS campus. 

Please contact Rev. Lisa Nordlander, Dir. Spiritual Care Services, SMCS,, 916-887-4321.

Posting Date 12/15/2016

Director, Pastoral Care

UI Health is seeking a Director to lead our Pastoral Care team. This position directs the Pastoral Care Department which includes student chaplains, office assistant, on-call chaplains, and volunteers. Oversees, executes and provides pastoral care to patients, families, students and staff and ensures pastoral care is religion-specific as requested. Responsible for the development of Pastoral Care courses or curricula. Crafts and conducts programs of Clinical Pastoral Education under the standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Supervises student's clinical work, provides educational opportunities and writes a comprehensive evaluation of student chaplain's experience. Accountable for the development of policies, procedures and practices covering patients’ religious needs within the University.

Supervise, mentor, coach and facilitate the work of on-call chaplains, student chaplains and volunteers delivering pastoral care.
Analyze patient's referrals to ensure religion care needs are met and patients are seen by a student or on-call chaplain (such as calling for a priest for a catholic patient or a rabbi for a Jewish patient).
Conduct orientation sessions to clergy and pastoral visitors from the religious community on policies and procedures which affect their pastoral visiting, provision of resources, consultation and their liaison with healthcare personnel.
Obtain referrals from medical staff on patients’ condition/diagnosis. Make rounds to ensure patients' needs are met.
Orient departments to ensure that appropriate worship opportunities are provided.
Deliver direct pastoral care, consultation, sacraments and support to patients, families, students, and staff.
Define potential conflicts and provide appropriate pastoral service to avoid difficult situations.
Provide bereavement support to families in case of patient's death. Offer pastoral support to a patient with a bad diagnosis. Manage written communication with patients (sympathy cards/thank you notes).
Facilitate spiritual support group to inpatients (adult psychiatric and patient rehab units) integrating spiritual approach with behavioral sciences.
Determine, plan and establish departmental strategic course. Outline and modify strategic goals and draft policies/procedures on how to provide pastoral care to MC patients.
Develop and administer the department’s plan for continuous quality improvement based on ethical and religious directives and guidelines in a healthcare environment.
Write and maintain procedures to keep records of pastoral activity.
Document spiritual needs of patients and implementation of pastoral services.
Design and conduct Clinical Pastoral Education training program according to ACPE standards for clergy and seminarians, and for student chaplains on campus.
Devise curriculums for students to ensure adherence to ACPE standards. Assign and review students’ written materials.
Evaluate students’ personal and professional performance. 
Write a comprehensive evaluative report and sign ACPE registration forms for students who complete the program.
Develop and implement budget for the cost center. Procure and is accountable for supplies and machinery for the Pastoral Care office, and systems for message delivery, patient census material, religious reading materials and necessary reference materials.
Oversee the Manager and help with interviewing, hiring, orient, lead and evaluate chaplains to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet departmental and organizational needs.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
Master’s degree in Divinity or Ministry required.
Board Certified Chaplain and Certified ACPE Supervisor required.
Three to Five years experience in pastoral care in a hospital environment required.

Salary & Benefits:
UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

To Apply:
For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by January 6, 2017.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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