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Last Updated on August 15, 2017

Posting 8/15/17

Hospice Friends, in Ellensburg, Washington, seeks full-time Chaplain. Responsibilities include a bereavement and grief support program. It is a full-time, exempt position. To apply, submit a cover letter with salary needs, a resume and three professional references to EOE 

Posting 8/15/17

University of Vermont Medical Center
, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Interfaith Chaplain.

The University of Vermont Medical Center is located in Burlington, Vermont, a small vibrant city situated on the shore of beautiful Lake Champlain. 

The Opportunity: 
The Interfaith Chaplain functions as a member of the Spiritual Care team in the Spiritual Care Department. In this role s/he is responsible for providing spiritual care to patients, families and staff of all faiths throughout the organization in accordance with the mission and vision of the Spiritual Care Department and the organization. The Interfaith Chaplain provides routinely interfaith spiritual care through visitation and crisis intervention. S/he offers prayer upon request, leads interfaith worship and memorial services, offers bereavement care and staff support. S/he participates in interdisciplinary meetings and rounds that foster collaborative care in the organization.

Master's Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Divinity or Spirituality or its equivalent from an accredited Theological School, Seminary or Graduate School. At least four units of Clinical Pastoral Education in ACPE or approved accredited centers. Certification or work toward certification (within two years of hire) by APC, NACC, CASC or NAJC. Authorization to Provide Religious/Spiritual Services: Ordination or commissioning from recognized religious/spiritual organization and endorsement for hospital chaplaincy from judicatory body of religious/spiritual organization.

Two years’ experience in congregational ministry, or in institutional spiritual care such as campus ministry, military or long term care facilities, hospice or hospital chaplaincy.

As an academic medical center dedicated to being in service to the patient, community and medicine, The University of Vermont Medical Center ( seeks to improve the health of the people in the communities it serves by integrating patient care, education and research in a caring environment. The University of Vermont Medical Center also serves as a regional referral center – providing advanced care to approximately one million people in Vermont and northern New York.
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University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package.  University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Posting 8/15/17

Senior Director of Spiritual Care.  Exciting Opportunity Available – Early 2018.  
We are a large Teaching Hospital and Level I Trauma Center in New England seeking a Director of Spiritual Care with a vision for 21st century chaplaincy and spiritual care education. The CPE center has provided high quality education for our spiritual care professionals for 50 years, and has been recently reaccredited for 10 years, with commendation. 
Job Position Summary
The Director of Spiritual Care is responsible for developing, organizing, directing programs and activities pertaining to the provision of pastoral care. The goals and objectives of the Department shall be consistent with the hospital's core values. The Director will coordinate the provision of pastoral care with visiting clergy, chaplains, nursing, and medical staff.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Master of Divinity degree, or equivalent training in an accredited religious seminary or theological school.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of religion and spirituality, medical ethics and pastoral care.
  • Ordination by an appropriate judicatory.
  • Board Certification by the Association of Professional Chaplains or National Association of Catholic Chaplains.
  • Certification as a Clinical Pastoral Education Supervisor in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.
  • Three to five years previous years in a health care environment, including administrative, pastoral and educational responsibilities. Background in medical ethics preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary for effective leadership of assigned and attached personnel and effective interaction with clergy, patients, families and the community.
  • Administrative skills necessary in order to develop and administer Department budgets, policies and procedures.

If you would like to continue your career path of providing spiritual care, please email your resume to:

Posting 8/1/17

Chaplaincy Intern – 10-15/hours per week

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) is a 90 year-old charitable organization dedicated exclusively to the health and well-being of entertainment industry workers and their families. MPTF provides social and charitable services, quality healthcare, senior care and services, and much more. We currently have an opening for an Unpaid Chaplaincy Intern as part of our spiritual services.  

Candidate must be enrolled in an accredited CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) program; have completed their CPE training and working toward their supervised hours; or fully BCC (Board Certified Chaplains).  The internship is open to Christian or Catholic chaplaincy interns.  The intern will be provided with the following opportunities under the under the direction of the AR, site coordinator.

Meet with patients from all or no religious backgrounds 
Will be expected to be flexible and adhere to chaplaincy practice of openness 
Will participate in patient contact and with residents as well as those who are enrolled in our Palliative Care program
Participation in interdisciplinary meetings as a member of the healing team and attend weekly meetings
Learn to properly chart spiritual notations
Have the opportunity to be a full participant, and able to provide insights into client progress on spiritual issues

We offer a unique and professional environment. Please send resume to:   website:
Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting 7/14/17

Coordinator of CPE position available at Saint Francis Hospital:
Saint Francis (Partners in CPE), Hartford CT, is looking for an Associate or ACPE Supervisor to manage its Level I/Level II CPE programs that include a 9 month Residency, 11 week Summer Intensive, and Extended Unit.  The salary and benefits are competitive.  Saint Francis is a 663 bed, Roman Catholic, Level 2 Trauma Center and is a ministry of Trinity Health New England.  Contact Suzanne Nolan, Director of Spiritual Care, with any questions or to express interest: (860) 714-4304 or (860) 714-4308 (main office).

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