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Last Updated on May 17, 2019

Posting 5/17/19

Manager And ACPE Certified Educator, Clinical Pastoral Education

NYU Langone HospitalBrooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn.

Position Summary:
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the department of Chaplaincy Services at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn and conducting Clinical Pastoral Education programs according to Association for Clinical Pastoral Education standards.

Job Responsibilities:
Ensure the delivery of a complete program of spiritual care to patients/residents, their loved ones and staff of all faith traditions
Supervise and facilitate the work of those delivering spiritual care including employees of the institution and chaplains appointed to the Spiritual Care Department by the faith communities
Conduct yearly performance reviews as appropriate
Coordinate clergy, pastoral visitors, and volunteers from the religious community
Serve on institutional committees such as ethics and Institutional Review Board as appointed
Oversee the use and maintenance of the spiritual care offices and meditation room
Develop and maintain proper administration procedures for the department in accordance with institutional policy
Respect and protect student’s rights to have a quality CPE center and to have excellent supervision
Conduct timely admissions interviews, communicate admission decisions, and handle application materials in a professional manner
Design curriculum for student-centered learning
Assign, review, and comment on students’ written materials in a timely manner
Evaluate the students’ personal and professional functioning, write an evaluative report in accord with ACPE standards, and complete ACPE registration forms for students who complete their program
In consultation with the chair, facilitate and attend meetings of Pastoral Care and Education Advisory Committee to inform members of the educational activities and receive advice about maintaining standards of excellence in the CPE program
Collaborate with the Senior Director of Mission and Spiritual Care or other designated administrator to provide spiritual care coverage and participate in other spiritual care programs as assigned
Support an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care
Participate in team meeting and rounds
Promote an interdisciplinary approach to spiritual care among all chaplains
Participate in maintenance of proper administration procedures for the department in accordance with institutional policy
Assist in the coordination of clergy and pastoral visitors from the religious community
Document all chaplaincy activities in a timely manner according to department protocols
Participate in the department’s plan for continuous quality improvement
Contribute to the wider community through publication, teaching, and research
Author or co-author materials relevant to spiritual care and pastoral education
Participate in teaching/lecturing on a regular or periodic basis as invited
Participate in programs and administrative activities of the institution
Participate in regular professional development activities and supervision
Participate in the planning and administration of the overall training program

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Master’s Degree
Certified Educator by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. (Must be in good standing with the organization)

Preferred Qualifications:
Board Certified Chaplain with Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains or National Association of Jewish Chaplains
Experience providing spiritual care to patients, families and staff in a healthcare setting

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.

Posting 5/17/19

Manager Clinical Pastoral Education

University Medical Center New Orleans is the academic medical center of LCMC Health and the ultimate expression of a nearly 300-year legacy of serving the people of New Orleans and South Louisiana. With our academic partners, including Louisiana State University and Tulane University Schools of Medicine, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals and leading research to find tomorrow's cures and treatments. From expert primary care and the widest variety of specialty care to cutting edge emergency care and the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, UMC offers the area the widest breadth of healthcare services. 

We are looking for medical professionals who are just as passionate as we are about providing the best medical care in the safest environment. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or just starting out, a career at UMC places you at the center of a dynamic community of providers, learners and staff with a singular focus on patient-centric care.  We offer a state-of-the-art facility with breakthrough technology, and professionals committed to helping our community become healthier.

The Manager of Clinical Pastoral Education is an ACPE Educator duly qualified and fully authorized by ACPE, Inc. 

The Manager is responsible to conduct programs of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE CPE) under the standards of the ACPE, Inc. S/he develops curriculum, supervises students’ clinical work, provides educational opportunities, and evaluates students. S/he takes responsibility, in consultation with the Chief Patient Experience Officer, for delivery of spiritual care services as assigned. S/he cooperates with UMCNO leaders, who are responsible for the clinical areas of the hospital, in providing spiritual care to their units.


Master's level theological degree or equivalent. Doctorate in Pastoral Studies, preferred.


Three (3) years of clinical training in chaplaincy and chaplaincy supervision. Five (5) years, preferred.


Certified and authorized as an ACPE Educator or ACPE Associate Educator by the ACPE, Inc. and remain in good standing with that organization.


Ensure the delivery of a complete program of pastoral care to patient/sresidents, their loved ones and staff of all faith traditions. Support an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care. Conduct programs of CPE training according to ACPE standards. Contribute to the wider community through publication, teaching, and research. Develep and maintain proper administration procedures for the department i accordance with institutional policy. Participate in programs and administrative activities of the instution.

UMC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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Posting 4/26/19

We Are Hiring

Ascension St. John Hospital is hiring a Clinical Pastoral Educator.  If you are someone who commits themselves to serving all persons especially those in need then this position may be for you!  At Ascension, our Mission, Vision and Values guide everything we do. It is foundational to our work to transform healthcare and our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. 

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As the Clinical Pastoral Educator with Ascension St John Hospital, you will have the opportunity to develop and conduct Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs and supervise CPE students and participants.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Developing and conducting level I and level II Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs in accordance with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) standards and the hospital's mission, philosophy and goals.
  • Supervising all activities related to clinical pastoral students, including recruiting, screening, orienting, scheduling, mentoring, evaluating, and providing continuing education initiatives.
  • Maintaining all CPE-related records, reports, policies, standards, procedures, educational and library resources.
  • Assisting with providing and managing the delivery of daily pastoral care services, including counseling, religious rites and sacraments, worship services and assistance with biomedical ethical decision-making.

What You Will Need


  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Chaplain specializing in Cert of Endorsement. 
    • Chaplain. 


  • Diploma 
    • Master's degree in Divinity, Theology, Pastoral Studies or related field is required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.

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Posting 3/29/19

PeaceHealth is hiring a Certified Pastoral Educator!

PeaceHealth is looking for a talented Certified Pastoral Educator to conduct Clinical Pastoral Education under the accreditation of the ACPE. This is an exciting opportunity that works in collaboration with Mission Service leaders to promote and integrate the mission and formation of programs locally.

The ideal candidate will be able to develop curriculums, recruit students, supervise students’ clinical experience, provide educational opportunities, and evaluate students. The incumbent will also be able to actively engage and participate with the regional and national ACPE to maintain program accreditation and educator certification status.

 About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


  1. Develops an education program that emphasizes student-centered learning and mutual respect.
  2. Conducts admissions interviews and communicates admission decisions.
  3. Designs and implements curriculum for student-centered learning.
  4. Provides coaching and supervision of students; assigns, reviews, and comments on students’ written materials in a timely manner.
  5. Evaluate the students’ personal and professional functioning, writes evaluative reports in accordance with ACPE standards, and completes ACPE registration forms for students who complete their program.
  6. In consultation with the chair, facilitates and attends meetings of Pastoral Care and Education Advisory Committee to inform members of the educational activities and receive advice about maintaining standards of excellence in the CPE program
  7. Maintains ACPE standards for accreditation of Clinical Pastoral Education program.
  8. Collaborates with the institution’s Manager of Spiritual Care or other designated administrator to provide pastoral care coverage and participate in other spiritual care programs as assigned.
  9. Ensures education provided is within the context of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic health care and the Mission and Values of PeaceHealth and Pastoral and Spiritual Care Services.

Interested? Please visit and search Req Id # 171341.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and community please visit our homepage:

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Posting 3/29/19

Opportunity – Compassion-Centered Spiritual Health Fellowship Program with Spiritual Health Emory Healthcare

Spiritual Health at Emory Healthcare is pleased to announce a two (2) year Compassion-Centered Spiritual Health (CCSH) Fellowship program beginning in September 2019. CCSH is a research-based method to alleviate distress in patients and families and to mitigate burnout in healthcare professionals. CCSH Fellows will engage in a developing program to become registered interventionists in CCSH while working toward professional goals in spiritual health disciplines (e.g., Board Certification with APC, and strategic partners). CCSH Fellows will be expected to work approximately 35 hours/week in clinical service in a designated treatment area, and will receive approximately 5 hours/week in training in CCSH and consultation toward spiritual health vocational goals.  While the application for this fellowship requires 4 units of CPE, this is a post CPE fellowship where no units of CPE are granted. This unique opportunity allows for specialization in the expanding professional field of Spiritual Health. The goal of this new program is to offer successful participants the opportunity to become registered as CCSH interventionists.  

For more information, visit 

Posting 3/29/19

Manager Clinical Pastoral Education 
OSF Healthcare 
Hours per week: 40+
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: Primarily Day Shift M-F Additional Times / Days as needed 
Location: 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL, United States
Job ID Number: OSF005920

Serve within a Catholic healthcare system which has a proud heritage based on its Mission, Vision and Values. Led by the Sisters of the Third Order of Saint Francis, this medical center is a strong, learning-based organization characterized by its close connection with local academic centers as well as a world class simulation center. 

The Clinical Pastoral Education Manager, hereafter referred to as the CPE Manager, provides primary management of OSF Residents for CPE, CPE students and programs in compliance with current ACPE Standards. This manager will work collaboratively with other leaders within OSF HealthCare and in the greater community to educate, guide and direct the CPE program.

The position is to be served by a skilled, qualified leader with vision and talents who will build upon the solid foundations of a recently established program. OSF seeks to retain a qualified, innovative, enthusiastic candidate who works well with others to bring high quality CPE education to our students for the betterment of our patients, their families, students, and staff.

A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is required.  
Certification/ACPE Educator in good standing. 
2 years of experience with leading and coordinating prayer.
Understanding and demonstrated active support of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Experience (preferred minimum of two years) with successful completion of projects as assigned. 
Competencies in basic word processing, design and document production as well as willingness to learn new technologies, especially programs that enhance the educational experience.
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

Posting 3/29/19

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling March 22, 2019

Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) invites applications and nominations for an opening in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The program is committed to the formation of students as self-reflective, social-justice oriented, multiculturally competent and spiritually integrated practitioners. Core faculty work collaboratively with colleagues in other CTS counseling and theological programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will be a full-time, 3-year term with the possibility of renewal, with faculty rank at the Assistant level. The faculty workload consists of teaching the equivalent of 3/2 courses per year and may include counseling supervision/field experience courses. The successful candidate will likely assume the role of Program Director of the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program after the first year and take the lead in the faculty’s collaborative preparation for the program’s CACREP accreditation.


The successful candidate will

  • Have an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Counselor Education & Supervision from a CACREP-accredited doctoral program (ABDs in their last semester considered).
  • Possess a secondary theology degree (e.g., MDiv, DMin or MA) and be prepared to teach students enrolled in counseling courses from other CTS degree programs.
  • Provide evidence of a strong commitment to the integration of theological reflection and social justice principles with the healing wisdom found in counseling, psychology, and the social sciences.
  • Contribute a specialization in addictions counseling.
  • Possess skills necessary for administering a counseling program, conducting ongoing program evaluation and for leading a program accreditation process. Prior accreditation experience is a plus.
  • Be a licensed or license-eligible mental health counselor and be able to provide counselor supervision.
  • Demonstrate success in having taught graduate level courses.
  • Show a record of, or promise for, scholarly activity and service to a graduate theological educational institution.

Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, CTS is a theologically progressive, ecumenical seminary with historic and ongoing ties to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). A strong endowment, committed Board of Trustees, visionary academic administration, and talented faculty position CTS well in continuing its mission of forming “disciples of Jesus Christ for church and community leadership to serve God's transforming of the world.”

For more information, visit the CTS website at and the program page at

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) the names and contact information for three professional references to Della Stanley-Green, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, at Review of applications will begin in April and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 30, 2019. Ideally, an appointment will be made in time for the beginning of the 2019-2020 academic year.

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 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 

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