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Position Summary:

  • Provides pastoral care to the patients, families, and staff of the Hospital.
  • Works to increase awareness of the role of spiritual and religious values in patient care.
  • Provides education for staff and local clergy.
  • Conducts research into the clinical care of the sick.


  • Master’s degree in theological studies (which includes 72 semester credit hours or 108 quarter credits) from an institution accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent from an accredited theological school. 
  • Minimum of four (4) units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an accredited center, of which at least three (3) must have an emphasis in pediatric pastoral care or equivalent hospital pediatric experience.  This equates to a minimum of one (1) year experience required.
  • Certified or eligible for certification by the Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or National Association of Jewish Chaplains.  Certification required within two years of hire date.
  • Palliative Care (PC) certification required for those hired to work with the PC team.  This certification required within two years of hire date or within two years of achieving board certified chaplain status.

Akron Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Provides spiritual care to patients/families and staff as requested and acts as a liaison between patients, families and community clergy. Provides spiritual care to patients/families on all units especially oncology and critical care.

Requires comprehensive knowledge of theology and psychology of religion as normally acquired through completion of the prescribed course of study required for a Masters degree in Divinity, Theology or Pastoral Studies (ATS accredited); four units of CPE; denominational endorsement; APC/ NACC/ NAJC certified or eligible for certification within two years. Two to three years experience preferred.

This day-time position will be responsible for covering several primary areas including Critical Care and Oncology Services. Members of the Spiritual Care team require strong interpersonal skills and flexibility in coverage and staffing.

Please apply online a and reference job id 29905

Job ID

Spiritual Care Service

Supportive Care

Job Location

St. Jude is looking for a compassionate, resilient chaplain to provide spiritual services to patients, families, and staff.  In addition to spiritual care, this individual will assist in program activities and perform other related duties to support the Spiritual Care Services Program.  This engaging individual will participate in numerous public speaking events for the hospital and should be welcoming and articulate.  The position does include a rotating on-call capacity to ensure 24 hour support for our patients, families and staff.  We are looking for someone who embraces and projects St. Jude’s diverse, inviting culture and is strong enough for our patients, families and staff to depend on when they are in need.

Minimum Experience

  • One year post Clinical Pastoral Education full-time chaplaincy employment
  • Pediatric experience preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred

Minimum Education

  • Masters Degree in Divinity, Theology, or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Ordination, commission, or endorsement from a major religious body
  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an accredited program

For more information, please contact Mark Brown at or call 901.595.3671

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