Residency/SES Openings (Sorted by Posting Date)

Last Updated on March 15, 2017

Posting Date 3/15/17

Posting 3/15/17

Lutheran Services New York Alliance – Clinical Pastoral Education 

Resident positions – for more details visit

September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018

Application deadline: April 20, 2017

Clinical Placement: NYU Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY

$32,500 salary, health benefits available
Interviews: May 9 & 10, 2017 

Clinical Placement: Eger Lutheran Homes and Service in Staten Island, NY
$18,500 salary, health benefits provided; Part time: 24 clinical h/w
Interviews: May 17, 2017

Supervisor: Rev. Silvia Misina (

Posting 3/1/17

University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO
Resident positions
August 21, 2017 – August 24, 2017
University Hospital clinical settings include Trauma, Palliative Care, Oncology, Women
and Infants, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Organ Transplant, Addiction Recovery
Share balanced on-call rotation with peers
Specialized Residency offers experience in addiction recovery setting at CeDAR  
$41,600 salary plus benefits and paid time off
ACPE Accredited Center for Level I, Level II and Supervisory Education is offering Levels I and II.
Supervisors: Rev. Julie Swaney; Rev. Heather Weidemann

Questions? Contact


Rocky Mountain CPE – Fort Collins, CO – A Satellite of the University of Colorado Hospital: 
Resident positions
New program combining a range of clinical settings
September 5, 2017 – August 31, 2018
Clinical setting in campus ministry (Colorado State University), senior care (Columbine Health Systems), and hospital ministry (Poudre Valley Hospital – UCHealth)
$35,000 salary plus benefits and paid time off
Offering Level I and Level II CPE
Supervisor: Peter Strening

Questions? Contact Peter Strening, 970-817-1409, 

Posting 3/1/17
or Rev Susan Harthon at

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504-503-4840 or

Posting 3/1/17

Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire Hospital
in Eau Claire, WI: 4 Resident positions for 2017-18 in an ACPE Level I & II Residency Program.  Three units are offered with four integration weeks in each unit for ministry and reflection.  One Resident may be a Second Year Resident.  Innovative curricula for First and Second Year Programs. Orientation & Program: 8/28/17-8/31/18.  Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire Hospital is an integrated healthcare organization, a member of the Mayo Health System, and a Level II Trauma Center.  Residents participate in daily patient staffing, active on-call ministry and may specialize in oncology, cardiac, neuroscience, and dialysis. The stipend is $29,000, plus benefits, paid time off and a supportive staff. Eau Claire is the gateway to northern Wisconsin and offers four-season outdoor activities, events at UW-EC, and Minneapolis-St. Paul is 90 miles to the west.  Contact: Rev. Laura J. Kelley, Mayo Clinic Health System - Eau Claire Hospital, 1221 Whipple Street, Eau Claire, WI 54702-4105, 715-838-1475, E-mail:


Posting 3/1/17

Geisinger Health System GHS), Danville, PA
-Come join  the most creative, innovative, and academically rigorous Clinical Pastoral Education programs on the East Coast. Geisinger Medical Center has four Residency positions available beginning August 21, 2017 through August  17, 201 8. Stipend is $35,000.00 plus medical benefits.

University degree required. M.A., Master of Divinity, or Master of Theology preferred. GHS is the largest rural health system in Pennsylvania with Geisinger Medical Center (GMC), located in Danville, Pa., the largest tertiary/quaternary care teaching hospital in the region. GMC is licensed for 475 beds, including 89 pediatric beds in the Janet Weis Children's Hospital.

GMC, a Magnet Hospital, maintains the region's only Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center with additional qualifications in pediatrics. GMC offers an array of highly specialized medical and surgical services, including neurosciences, cardiovascular services, transplantation, women's health, oncology and orthopedics. The Hospital for Advanced Medicine serves as an integrated center for the most critical patients. We offer CPE training opportunities in all major medical specialties. This program offers 4 units of Level I and/or Ievel II CPE.

Applications may be obtained at: and submitted by mail along with the $20.00 application fee to Tina Kester, Spiritual Care/CPE, Geisinger Health System, 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822-2801.  Inquiries may be made to Rev. Vivian Smith-Fountain, Director of Clinical Pastoral Education at  or by calling the Spiritual Care Office at 570-271-3700.

Posting 2/15/17

The Partnership for Clinical Pastoral Education: Morton Plant Mease Health Care (MPM) and Suncoast Hospice (SH)—located in beautiful Tampa Bay—Clearwater, FL—has opportunities available for residents:

Residency: there are opportunities for five residents to serve at Morton Plant Hospital and two residents to serve at Suncoast Hospice. The three unit residency begins 8/21/17 (MPH) and 8/14/2017 (SH) through 8/17/18. Stipend: $34,000 plus benefits. Tuition: $225 per unit. Prerequisites: minimum of one unit of CPE required; connection to a faith group; a master’s degree in theology/pastoral care preferred.  

Interns: Accepting applications for Summer 2017 which runs May 30-August 11, 2017.

To apply: Application fee: $30.00. Send to Rev. Connie Bonner, CPE Manager, C/O MPH Pastoral Care Dept MS #44, 300 Pinellas St, Clearwater, FL 33756. Phone (727) 461-8045 or email  

Visit our web page at

Posting 2/1/2017

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids, MI
, is a faith-based psychiatric hospital offering mental health services for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults in inpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential settings. Our 3 open Residency positions begin August 28, 2017.  3 units are offered over 12 months. Residents receive a stipend of $29,000 plus full-time benefits.

Qualifications:  MDiv degree or equivalent, faith group endorsement, satisfactory completion of 1 unit of CPE. Send ACPE application and $75 application fee by March 1, 2017, to:  Rev. Kathy Bird DeYoung, CPE Supervisor, Pine Rest, 300 68th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548; (616) 281-6363 x2831;

Posting 2/1/2017

Mayo Clinic CPE, Rochester, Minnesota
– Three resident positions beginning September 5, 2017 through August 31, 2018, three units of CPE spread out over a 12-month residency.  Residents are offered a broad array of clinical opportunities, which include medical and surgical subspecialties, diverse intensive care unit ministries, organ transplantation, a children’s hospital, a psychiatric hospital, hospice, and a level 1 regional trauma center.   Two different hospital campuses make this a uniquely powerful learning environment.  Mayo Clinic health and dental benefits are available to Residents at reasonable rates.   The Resident stipend is $29,800 for 12 months.  There is no tuition fee.  Application Deadline is March 31, 2017.

For program information or to apply, visit our website:

Contact: Heidi Durland, CPE Residency Program Administrative Assistant. Email: Phone: (507) 266-7275 

Posting 2/1/2017

Providence Health & Services, California Center for CPE. Residency positions available for the Los Angeles-area “South Bay Program” CPE group meetings in Torrance. Clinical placements at Providence hospitals in Torrance, and San Pedro. Residency runs from late Aug. 2017 – late Aug. 2018. Stipend $31,500, plus medical benefits and on-call pay. Contact Teleso Satele, 310/303-6156,

Posting 2/1/2017

Providence Health & Services, California Center for CPE
. Residency positions available for the Los Angeles-area “Valley & West Side Program.” CPE group meetings in Burbank. Clinical placements at Providence hospitals in Burbank, Tarzana, and Santa Monica. Residency runs from late Aug. 2017 – late Aug. 2018. Stipend $31,500, plus medical benefits and on-call pay. Contact Bryan Ferry, 818/847-3353,

Posting 2/1/2017

Visit or call (864) 455-7942

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Posting 1/17/2017

The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio
, is accepting applications for a three-CPE unit, year-long, full-time residency program (8/21/2017- 8/17/2018). Eight chaplain residents work with a team of staff chaplains in this Level I Trauma Center, a 1300 bed academic medical center. Residents share oncall responsibilities, cover designated clinical units, and gain specialty experience. Previous accredited unit of CPE required; M.Div. preferred. Stipend of $30,500 plus benefits. Contact Jeff Holman, CPE Program Manager, at 614-293-4529, or at to submit completed ACPE application with $25 application fee via email or US mail; or for more information go to .

Posting Date 01/03/2017

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, CA. CPE resident openings for the August 2017 residency year at this expanded, cutting-edge, Los Angeles-area trauma center Magnet Hospital. Receive diverse, intense clinical experiences, along with education focused on both personal and professional development, including preparation for chaplaincy board certification. Providence Health & Services, California Center for CPE is accredited as a system CPE center, with placements in six LA-area medical Centers. For information about the Holy Cross program, contact Rev. Ramona Cass at; 818-496-4966.

Posting Date 12/15/2016 or

Posting Date 11/01/2016

The Center for Spirituality and Health at Mount Sinai welcomes applications for eight positions in the 2016-2017 CPE residency.

Our outstanding CPE residency offers three units of CPE over 12 months and includes a stipend of $30,000 plus benefits. The residency begins on 7/17/17 and ends on 7/13/18. There is a $100 application fee. Successful applicants receive a full scholarship and pay no tuition.

The Mount Sinai Health System combines the Icahn School of Medicine and seven hospital campuses to provide the highest quality health and spiritual care throughout the New York City metropolitan area.

For more info and to apply:

Posting Date 11/01/2016 or

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