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Last Updated on February 9, 2018

Posting 02/09/18

Staff Chaplain – Scranton, PA

You became a chaplain because you were passionate about bringing comfort to people in the darkest times of their lives.  Geisinger has a wonderful opportunity as a Staff Chaplain for the Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton, PA that needs your passion for bringing this comfort. This position will provide spiritual care to the patients, families, and staff of the Medical Center. This position presents an opportunity to try new ideas and create programs that may not have previously existed. Therefore, the candidate we seek must be creative, energetic, and highly motivated. 

Geisinger is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation's largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldrige Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service.

Bachelor’s Degree required. M. Div or Pastoral Studies required. 
Minimum of 3 units of ACPE completed. Residency preferred. 
Ordained, Licensed, or Commissioned by recognized denomination or faith group required. 
Ecclesiastical Endorsement and statement of good standing from denomination required. 
Association of Professional Chaplains (or NACC or NAJC), Board Certified Chaplain or eligible required. 

To apply, contact Lisa A. Brown at or call 570-214-5084.

Geisinger is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. 

Posting Date 02/01/18

Posting 2/1/18

Director of Spiritual Care, Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio
Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio is currently seeking a Director of Spiritual Care to join our leadership team.

The Director of Spiritual Care 

  • partners with the Vice President of Mission to provide leadership and direction to ensure the integration and continuation of the Mission and Values of Mercy Health – Toledo.
  • assists in coordinating efforts (including, but not limited to participation on the mission and ethics committees) to uphold the principles and traditions of the Catholic health ministry, the legacy of the founding sponsors, and a commitment to body, mind, and spirit health. 
  • is responsible to develop, organize, and manage department activities pertaining to the provision of Spiritual Care. 
  • in conjunction with the CPE Certified Educator, provides oversight of the accredited CPE program.
  • may provide a unit or partial unit of CPE if ACPE credentialed.

Minimum Position Qualifications: 

  • The Director should be a Catholic with a master's degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry or the equivalent from an accredited institution. 
  • Certified through the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) or the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC).
  • Knowledge of, and support for, the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services (5th ed, USCCB).

    Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Credentialed as a CPE Certified Educator in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education through the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE).


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