Residency/CEC Openings


Last Updated February 21, 2020
Posting 2/21/20

EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL

CPE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

We are offering a 12-month, 4-unit, Level I/II Residency positions in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana.  EJGH offers comprehensive medical services to the diverse metro New Orleans region, with diverse clinical assignment opportunities.  Required: M. Div. or equivalent (completed or in progress); participation in 24-hour on-call rotation.

DATES: August 17, 2020 – August 13, 2021

TUITION:  $250/Unit

STIPEND:  $35,568/YR + full-time employee benefits and paid time off.

Application form is available in “Resources” at www.acpe.edu

Please address Inquiries, and applications with a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 to:

            Rev. L. Kofi Adzaku, ACPE Certified Educator

            Director of Pastoral Care

            East Jefferson General Hospital

            4200 Houma Boulevard

            Metairie, LA  70006-2970

            Phone: (504) 503-4895

            E-mail: Lawson.Adzaku@ejgh.org


Posting 2/21/20

Sutter CPMC – California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, CA is accepting applications for a year-long CPE Residency beginning September 8, 2020.  Our program has two semesters (fall and spring) and a summer unit.

We offer a $34,632 stipend plus paid on-call hours.  As an employee of CPMC, CPE students enjoy basic medical, dental and vision benefits as well as paid time off. 

Application deadline is March 31, 2020.  Learn more about our program at:

https://www.sutterhealth.org/for-patients/clinical-pastoral-education-schedule-cpmc

Send applications to:

Cpmc-cpe@sutterrhealth.org


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Email: paula.parcher@stlukes-stl.com

Posting 2/14/20

Come to the beautiful white sand beaches of the Gulf Coast for CPE! Baptist Hospital is located in sunny Pensacola, Florida. We offer a four-unit residency with a competitive stipend of $35,292, free tuition and a full benefits package. Known for its excellent patient satisfaction, Baptist is a 492 bed, level II trauma center. Full-time and part-time individual units are also available. For more information, visit ebaptisthealthcare.org/pastoralservices/cpe-programs or contact rward@bhcpns.org.

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Email: pastoral.education@valleybaptist.net

Posting 2/7/20



Email: matthew.johnson4@wvumedicine.org

Posting 2/7/20

Mercy Health St Vincent Medical Center (MHSVMC), Toledo, Ohio, a 568 bed licensed major tertiary teaching and regional Level I Trauma center, has an exciting opportunity for CPE Residents to work with its dedicated Spiritual Care Staff. Mercy Health St. Vincent has long been a leader in NW Ohio at providing quality medical care/education and promoting community development. The residency curriculum progresses from basic pastoral skills to healthcare teamwork integration and includes a research literacy component. Upon completion of the residency the student is awarded three CPE units.

Residency Program (8/31/2020 – 9/3/2021)

  • 4 full time positions available
  • The competitive annual stipend is $31,000 which includes comprehensive health/dental benefits and vacation pay.
  • $25.00 application fee, and deposit of $100.00 which applies towards tuition if accepted.
  • Discounted tuition rate of $325.00
  • ·on the web under careers at www.mercy.com
  •  Qualifications
  • One completed unit of ACPE certified CPE preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Theology, Spirituality or related field preferred.

To apply or for more information, contact:

Kim McClung

Academic Program Coordinator

Clinical Pastoral Education

Spiritual Care Department

Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center

2213 Cherry Street, Toledo, OH 43608

419-251-4650

kim_mcclung@mercy.com


Posting 2/7/20


Email: cam.holzer@uky.edu

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Posting 2/7/20

COVENANT MEDICAL CENTER, LUBBOCK, TX – Enjoy a vibrant learning experience in West Texas!  Lubbock is home to several colleges and universities, enjoys a diverse economy, set within a caring, friendly community. Residency positions available beginning August 2019 through August 2020.  Application fee $40.00.  Salary is $28,500 (currently under review) plus hospital benefits.  Tuition is $250.00 a unit. University degree required.  Seminary preferred. 

Covenant Health is part of Providence Health, the 3rd largest not-for-profit health system in the country.  Covenant Health is the largest health care institution in the region, with 1000 licensed beds, over 5,000 caregivers and more than 700 admitting physicians.  Serving a 62-county area across West Texas and Eastern New Mexico, with a population in excess of 1.2 million, CPE at Covenant Health System provides students an opportunity to work as part of the health care team in offering holistic care.  We offer ACPE training opportunities in all major medical specialties.

Applications may be submitted by mail along with your $40.00 application fee to Deborah Perkins, Spiritual Care/CPE, Covenant Health System, 3506 21st St. #105, Lubbock, TX  79410.  Inquiries may be made to Robert.Powell@stjoe.org or by calling 806-725-0396.  Positions are open for online “employment” applications.  Apply requisition number 20000026 when prompted.


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Posting 1/31/20

Parkland Health & Hospital System is pleased to offer residencies and summer intern positions.  Our CPE program in one of the busiest public hospitals in the nation.  Recently opened in August of 2015, the new 2.8 million square foot Parkland campus continues its long and storied history of providing medical care for indigent and vulnerable persons in the Dallas area.

Averaging more than 1 million patient visits annually, Parkland is a Level I Trauma Center, home to the second largest civilian burn center in the country, and has a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  
We offer a 3-unit year-long residency beginning August 24, 2020.  Our resident stipend is $39, 790.

Our summer unit begins June 1, 2020 and ends August 14, 2020.  The pay is $12/hourly.

Please contact Alice Hernandez at Alice.Hernandez@phhs.org

Posting 1/24/20

Clinical Pastoral Education Residency 

Enrollment is open for the 2020-2021 group!
CaroMont does not charge tuition for the residency program.
We offer a competitive stipend of 35,568 (including vacation time and employee benefits)  

Through our program you are invited to engage the clinical method to name & claim who you are and what you bring to our common mission of supporting the well-being of patients, families and staff. We utilize diverse curriculum and inclusive peer groups to develop your understanding and practice of spiritual care.  Themes for the units have included: Spiritual & Emotional Assessment/Thinking Theologically, Critical Theological Thinking & Social Location, Family Systems Theory/Personality Theory & Leadership (including mentoring for those pursuing the Board Certification Process).

CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, NC, is recognized as one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the United States. Located just outside Charlotte, the hospital is a 435 Bed, Not For Profit, independent Hospital caring for almost every health need.  Services include an adult trauma center and inpatient Adult and Adolescent Psychiatric units.

Requirements:  
Master of Divinity, or other Master’s degree in the area of Religion/Theology from an accredited school 
Faith Group Affirmation
One prior unit of CPE 

To apply:
Complete an ACPE application, found on the ACPE website at https://www.acpe.edu/ACPE/Resources/Forms.aspx 

Email or Mail completed application to:
Malu.fairley@caromonthealth.org
Or 
Department of Spiritual Care
CaroMont Health
2525 Court Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
Attn: Malu Fairey-Collins, CPE Coordinator     
                

Posting 1/24/20



Email: jacqueline.kelley@jhsmiami.org

Posting 1/24/20



Email: chaplain@uw.edu

Posting 1/24/20

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Earn a Master of Science (MS) in Patient Counseling while completing a CPE residency at Virginia Commonwealth University.  In one year of CPE with us, you can successfully complete 3 units of CPE as well as receive your MS in Patient Counseling. Your curriculum, in addition to traditional CPE content, includes: semester-long courses in clinical ethics, chaplaincy research literacy, spiritual care leadership, and preparation for board certification as a chaplain.  VCU is an urban level-one trauma center offering experience in the emergency department, surgery, medicine, cardiology, pediatrics, women’s health, psychiatry, corrections (prison ministry) -- and in palliative care as well as organ donation protocols.  Our faculty is comprised of national and regional leaders in specialized ministry who are distinguished through publications, research/research grants, plenary and workshop presentations, and elected office.  

Resident salary is currently $47,500. Benefits include paid time off and low-cost healthcare insurance.  

https://ptc.chp.vcu.edu/ 
(804) 828-0540
cpepatc@vcu.edu

Department of Patient Counseling
College of Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University
Box 980664
Richmond, VA 23298-0064

Application deadline is July 1, 2020.  Note:  the application deadline for international students without a valid visa permitting them to work in the USA has passed.

Posting 1/24/20


Email: jdippenaar@uabmc.edu

Posting 1/17/20



Email: CPEProgram@TMH.org or TMH.org/SpiritualCare

Posting 1/17/20



Email: CPE@LGHealth.org

Posting 1/10/20



Email: pkuhn3@wellspan.org 

Posting 1/10/20

2020-2021 CPE Residency Opportunities @ Kettering Health Network in Dayton Area of Ohio

Kettering Health Network, formerly Kettering Medical Center Network KHN), is a network of seven Dayton and Cincinnati area hospitals based in Dayton, Ohio. KHN is a five-time winner of the IBM Watson 15 Top Health Systems (2009-2017), a recognition of clinical excellence only five other health systems in the nation have accomplished. KHN Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Center is accepting applications for the 2020-2021Residency Program, starting August 24, 2020 to end August 27, 2021. The twelve (12) months program offers three units of CPE credit at each of the two Campuses (Grand View Medical Center and Kettering Medical Center).  Applicants must have completed one unit of ACPE-CPE. Residency program Curriculum at KHN is focused on patient care in an acute care setting, their families and staff. The program also integrates research literacy into the practice of spiritual care, in any setting. Base Salary: $35,000, and full benefits. ACPE Educators are Dr. Moses Taiwo and Chaplain Mark Feldbush. For more information or to apply call: (937) 395 8640, and download an application at our CPE website: http://www.ketteringhealth.org/clinical-pastoral-education/   Please send completed application form and its required parts to us by email: cpe@ketteringhealth.org, and/or mail: Kettering Health Network CPE Center, 3535 Southern Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429   

CPE Extended Unit (6 months) 
2019-20 Extended Intern Unit
September 23 - April 24 

2020 CPE Summer Unit (10 Weeks)
June 08 - August 07

Posting 1/10/20

St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV is accepting applications for a year-long CPE Residency beginning August 24, 2020 and ending August 20, 2021 ($1,000 tuition).

Residents will experience a variety of clinical responsibilities on a full continuum of medical services offered within the hospital and children hospital as well as working with agencies addressing recovery from substance use disorder with placements in the County Health Department’s Harm Reduction program as well as a local recovery program.   

A stipend of $35,568 is provided along with medical insurance available to the student at minimal cost.  One previous unit of CPE is preferred, along with a master’s degree in theology or an equivalent helping profession degree. 

For more information call 304-526-1188 or download an application from our website: https://www.st-maryscdn.net/pdfs/ACPE_Application_2020-21.pdf.  Applications are received and inquiries about this program can be directed to CPE@st-marys.org or mailed to St. Mary’s Medical Center, Spiritual Care & Mission, 2900 First Avenue, Huntington, WV  25702.


Posting 1/10/20

Yearlong Residency 2020-21
Sutter CPMC – California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA


1/10/20

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines
2020 – 2021 Clinical Pastoral Education
 
We have been offering CPE for over 50 years. Come learn in our Adult Level I and Pediatric Level II Trauma Center hospitals. Spiritual care is well integrated and valued as part of holistic health patient care. 5 Residency positions, include 1 specializing in Chemical Dependency
 
Residency 2020-2021
August 10, 2020 – August 20, 2021 
$34,000 stipend; benefits; domestic partner coverage; paid time off; books/materials provided. Requires 1 unit of ACPE CPE; MDiv or equivalent; on-site interview; $1000 annual tuition

Apply to: Spiritual Care, Rev. Jennifer Hall, CPE Program Manager
Phone: (515) 241-6910 ∎ Email: dm_cpe@unitypoint.org
Application https://www.unitypoint.org/desmoines/clinical-pastoral-education.aspx

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is accredited to offer Level I, Level II, and Certified Education CPE by The Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. 55 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Suite 835, Atlanta, GA 30308. (404) 320-1472; www.acpe.edu

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines does not discriminate based on age, race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.

Posting 1/3/20



Email: connie.bonner@baycare.org

Posting 12/20/19

TCCNHS, Cincinnati, Ohio:  
Online CPE
Face-Face CPE 
Levels I/II: May 3 – August 15, 2020

Yvonne Valeris, CE
Email: yvonne.valeris@thechristhospital.com

Posting 12/13/19

2020 SUMMER CPE PROGRAM
St. Cloud, Minnesota – St. Cloud Hospital has been named a 100 Top Hospital® by Truven Health AnalyticsTM eleven times, (more than any other hospital in Minnesota). St. Cloud Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center and the largest healthcare facility in the region. The hospital is located on the beautiful shores of the Mississippi River in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.”  We are currently accepting applications for our 2020 Summer Level I/II CPE Program. The dates of the unit are June 8 – August 14, 2020. The St. Cloud Hospital CPE Program is administered through the Spiritual Care Department and accredited by ACPE: The Standard for Spiritual Care and Education. No application fee is required.  
For more information or to apply:

Email: cpeinfo@centracare.com
www.centracare.com/services/spiritual-care/clinical-pastoral-education/
St. Cloud Hospital/CentraCare Health CPE Center
1406 6th Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-2700 x54621

Posting 12/13/19



Email: kelley.laura@mayo.edu

Posting 12/13/19



Email: Rbsmith@ascension.org

Posting 11/8/19



Email: Bill_Hawkins@memorial.org