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Posting 3/15/19

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Posting 3/15/19

Posting 3/15/19

New Orleans based, Ochsner Health System is seeking a Chaplain to join the team. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health System and discover your future today! 

The Chaplain assumes responsibility for offering pastoral care to patients, families, staff and visitors in assigned areas. Offers support at the time of death and assists in decisions near the end of life.  

Job Duties
Provides presence, comfort and spiritual support to patients, families, and visitors.
Provides pastoral care to staff.
Ministers to families and staff during crisis and death.
Maintains collegial ministry relationships.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population

Required - Master of Divinity degree

Required - Minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education, ordination or commission to function in ministry/pastoral care and endorsed or in good standing with faith group.

Work Experience
Required - Experience offering pastoral support in an interfaith and culturally diverse environment.

Required - Board certification by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) or the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) within two years of being hired into the position

Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Posting 3/15/19

Dover / Milford Delaware 

At Bayhealth, our Chaplain is responsible for the spiritual and bereavement care of patients, families & staff and oversee the day to day operations of the program to enhance the quality of care and service to the community in coordination with the Volunteer Services program.

A Bachelor’s Degree in Theology or equivalent from an accredited institute of Ministry and two (2) units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) sponsored by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) required. Three (3) years of healthcare experience in pastoral care and a Ministerial license or eligible for license in the State of Delaware required. Must also be endorsed for institutional ministry by a recognized ecclesiastical authority.

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Posting 3/15/19

Director of the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residency Program

Memorial Hermann Health System

Houston, Texas

Memorial Hermann (MH) invites qualified applicants to apply for a CPE director position. The successful applicant will be responsible for supervising two other ACPE Certified Educators and leading a CPE program that currently includes 11 fulltime residents at two different hospitals, an extended CPE program, and a summer CPE internship. The director collaborates with and serves as a resource for professional chaplains in contributing to the wellbeing of patients, families, and healthcare professionals by providing care that engages their spiritual, emotional, and relational resources. The MH CPE Director reports directly to the MH Vice President for Chaplaincy & Spiritual Care. Memorial Hermann Health System, a national leader in quality and service, includes 14+ hospitals and over 250 outpatient facilities in the greater Houston area.


  1. Master of Divinity degree or equivalent academic credit as determined by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Master of Theology or Doctorate preferred beyond Master of Divinity.
  2. Five or more years of experience in managing education and chaplaincy services.
  3. Completion of minimum one-year residency in an ACPE program. Prefer two-year residency.
  4. Endorsement by a recognized faith group for chaplaincy.
  5. ACPE Certified Educator.
  6. Theological competency, expertise in the practice and teaching of the art and science of chaplaincy care, and developed skills for working with the behavioral sciences.
  7. Ability to serve in a multi-faith setting.
  8. Demonstrates skills in management/leadership/educational functioning.
  9. Demonstrates commitment to Memorial Hermann values, mission, and behavioral expectations in all interactions and in performing all job duties.
  10. Performs duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service.

Interested candidates may apply at:

Posting 3/8/19

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is seeking a compassionate and quality-focused individual to join our leadership team as our Supervisor, Clinical Pastoral Education. 

Job Responsibilities
A crucial role within the Pastoral Services Department, our Supervisor, CPE will collaborate with leadership to assist in the administration an delivery of the Clinical Pastoral Education Program including maintaining compliance with national educational standards.  This individual will provide supervision and instruction to Clinical Pastoral Education students and work closely with the Director of Pastoral Services and the Manager of CPE to develop and evaluate CPE curriculum that provides high quality educational opportunities for students and excellent pastoral care for patients, families, and staff.

As a staff member focused on outreach, this individual will work with the Manager of CPE to develop and maintain relationships with the religious community outside of the hospital including maintaining healthy relationships with his/her denomination, national and regional CPE bodies, and any other professional credentialing associations required for continuing endorsement and standing.     

As a department leader, this individual will assist with recruiting, hiring, and supervising CPE residents and students, as well as attracting members to the Pastoral Advisory Committee as needed. 
Master’s Degree of Divinity or Equivalent (accepted by ACPE) required
2 years of clinical experience as a Chaplain
Certification by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education as Associate Supervisor required
Board Certified by APC or eligible
Why Hershey Medical Center?
The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Pastoral Services Department offers a richness and depth of experience in ministry and the opportunity to learn from peers in other professions as each seeks to discover the unique perspective of their own disciplines.  The atmosphere encourages learning from reflecting on the ministry with patients, and provides a unique opportunity to work with patients who have been pushed to the limits of their abilities to cope and are in need of support during difficult times.  

Penn State Health is a growing health system that offers a competitive salary, a collaborative and innovative environment, as well as an exceptional benefits program that includes strong paid time off to promote healthy life – work balance.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is motivated by a commitment to serve others through education.

Why Central PA?
We are proud to possess a vibrant downtown area which affords exceptional cultural opportunities including the Hershey and Harrisburg Orchestras, museums, a highly rated amusement park, the Hershey Theater, farmer’s markets and some of the finest dining in the region.  We are an easy distance from the Fulton Theater, York Little Theater, Lancaster’s Amish country, and walkable towns like Hummelstown and Lititz.  For the outdoors enthusiast, we have ample opportunities for hiking, biking, rowing, and hunting.  For sports lovers, we are home to the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears, the Minor League Baseball’s Harrisburg Senators, and the United Soccer League’s Penn FC.   Central Pennsylvania is an exceptional combination of rural, suburban, and city living and is also within a day trip distance of some of the country’s most famous cities - New York, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.


Posting 3/8/19

Chaplain Educator

Morristown Medical Center, a member of the prestigious Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Full-time Chaplain Educator. Required hours are 8am- 4pm.


  • Recruit, interview, select, supervise and evaluate CPE students, interns and residents.
  • Develop and educate curriculum for Clinical Pastoral Education and participate in CPE at local and national levels of ACPE.
  • Design and coordinate orientation, educational curriculum, didactics and educational events for CPE students.
  • Maintain records, reports, policies and educational resources needed for the operation of the CPE program.
  • Maintain pastoral and prophetic presence through visibility, availability, dialog, prayers etc to the
  • MMC patients, staff and families. Oversee day to day operations of the Spiritual Care Department.


  • Must be an ACPE certified Educator, able to multitask and have strong interpersonal skills.


  • Must be an ACPE Certified Educator

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Atlantic Health System has created a Trusted Network of Caring™, delivering the right care, at the right quality, at the right time, at the right place and at the right cost. We aim to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 11th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Posting 3/1/19

Posting 2/26/2019

Posting 02/22/19


Posting 2/22/19


Be the hospital leader of spiritual care and support

At NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, we’re passionate about holistic care and caring. Together, we deliver hope, healing and lasting health to every individual and family in our care. Now, we’re inviting you to help make it possible.

Transform your career within the Department of Pastoral Care at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, while being responsible for coordinating the daily operations of the delivery of pastoral care services and pastoral education.  Support families as they make difficult care decisions. Visit hospital units, lead support groups, and be the strong source of guidance and compassion for patients facing life-altering conditions.

We are seeking a skilled, compassionate Chaplain to oversee, implement, and serve the religious and spiritual care offered to patients, their loved ones and staff.  This role also serves as a resource to colleagues, providing education on religious needs and observances according to various faith traditions.

Join a dedicated team of staff members and help impact the lives of patients from across the world.  Lead a team of staff chaplains, part time and per diem chaplains, contracted chaplains and volunteer chaplains.  Supervise programs of ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education in accordance with acknowledged professional standards.


•Master's Degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent education required.

•Board Certification preferred.

•Must have Certification as an Associate Certified Educator or a Certified Educator by Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

•Three or more years of professional experience preferred

•If ordained, must be in good standing with ordaining body

•Leadership experience required

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

Please use the following link to apply:


•#1 in New York, "America's Best Hospitals 2017-2018." - U.S.News & World Report

•2018 "Best Places to Work: Employee's Choice." - Glassdoor

•2018 "Employees' Choice: Top CEOs" - Glassdoor

•2018 “America’s Best Employers.” - Forbes

•2018 "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare." - Becker's Healthcare

•2018 "Top-Rated Work Places: Best Hospitals" - Indeed

Discover why we're #1 in New York and a best employer at:

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

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 01/25/19

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

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