Center Demographics
Annual Budget for Centers

National average  $542,000 
Median $350,000 
Mode $350,000 

* - only 122 respondents


Who do you report to in the administrative structure of your institution?



* - 414 respondents


Does the center apply for and receive Medicare support?

Yes, apply and receive 50.8%
Yes, apply but do not receive 1.7%
No, do not apply 32.6%
No Responses 14.6%

Average Number of Students Annually

National Average 16.2 
Median 13 
Mode 5, 6, then 12 


Are you expected to provide direct care?

Yes 56% 
No 44% 
   

Do you rely on PRN Chaplains?

Yes 46% 
 No 34.6% 
 No response 9.4%
 
Average number of PRNs?

 Yes 10.8 
 Median
 Mode
Note: Most PRNs cover weekends and nights.


Do you rely on volunteer chaplains?

Yes 21.1%
No 60.0% 
No response 18.9% 

How many volunteer chaplains on average?

National average  10.7 
Median
Mode


Are you expected to serve on one or more institutional committee(s)?

Yes  57.5% 
No 23.1% 
No response 19.4% 

If yes, how many committee(s)?

National average 2.8 
Median
Mode


Does your position include patient visitation? If so, what percent of your time (weekly average)?

% of Time Response
more than 50% 6.0%
41-50% 2.4%
31-40% 1.5%
21-30% 3.7%
11-20% 6.6%
10% or less 34.6%
None 24.2%
No Responses 20.6%


Positions that Require On-call Coverage

Staff chaplains 53.2%
Residents/CPE students/interns 74.2%
Community Volunteers 4.5%
We do not cover nights/on-call 5.9%
Other 24.6%