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Chaplain II (Priests)-Paterson, NJ

Job ID 2023-24028 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time



St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Assists in providing for the total needs of the patients who are entrusted to his care. Their ministry is in concert with physicians, nurses, social workers and other members of the staff. The priest Chaplain provides sacramental, liturgical and pastoral ministry to patients, their families and the hospital staff.

Part – Time:
20 Hours
Per Week 
1st Shift: 8am – 4:30pm
Monday – Friday
Location: Mahoning Valley – Onsite



The Staff Chaplain provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, families, and staff of varying faith traditions and no faith.



1. Provides spiritual and emotional support to patients, families, and staff of varying faith traditions and no faith.

2. Develops and leads inter-faith prayer and worship opportunities, memorial services, and rituals as deemed appropriate.

3. Provides spiritual assessment and care plan which addresses age appropriate and developmental specific needs as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

4. Provides education to identified audiences related to the spiritual needs of children and their families.

5. Participates in committees as assigned and may conduct research into the spiritual care of the sick.

6. Maintains professional integrity.

7. Other duties as required.


Other information:

Technical Expertise
1. Experience in provision of spiritual care for all age groups is required.

2. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

3. Experience in healthcare is preferred.

4. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
1. Education: Master of Divinity degree or related field is required. 4 units of clinical pastoral education is required with at least 2 units in a pediatric setting is preferred.

2. Certification: Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, National Association of Jewish Chaplains, or other National Chaplaincy certifying body is required within two years of hire.

3. Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.

4. Years of experience supervising: None.


Part Time
FTE: 0.500000
Status: Onsite

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SJH Children’s Hospital – Spiritual Care Coordinator


BayCare Health System is currently seeking an experienced Spiritual Care Coodinator to join our outstanding and compassionate team of professionals at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa, Florida. St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is well known throughout the southeast United States as a leader in pediatric heart and cancer care. With 80 pediatric physician specialists representing 25 medical and surgical disciplines, the staff offers the care St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is known for. Parents have the confidence of knowing that the specialized pediatric services offered are further strengthened by St. Joseph’s Hospital full-service medical center, including the 24-hour Steinbrenner Emergency/Trauma Center for Children. At St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, we treat more children than any other hospital in Tampa Bay.


The Spiritual Care Coordinator is a full clinical member of the health care team and is considered the lead expert in Spiritual Care issues, knowledgeable in theology, spirituality, and pastoral care. This position will also be a member of the Pediatric Palliative Care team, providing spiritual care to patients and their families in our pediatric palliative care program.

The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Theology or a related field, and certification from one of the following organizations: APC (Association of Professional Chaplains), NACC (National Association of Catholic Chaplains), NAJC (National Association of Jewish Chaplains.


Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education and Ecclesiastic endorsement is required.


We offer comprehensive benefits, and a progressive, patient focused approach.  Our commitment to quality and safety along with the dedication to serve our communities is what sets BayCare apart and makes us one of the premier employers in the Tampa Bay area.


Interested applicants should apply on our website –   keyword pastoral care.

Staff Chaplain – Full time- DC  (2300022Q)
 The Staff Chaplain will provide Interfaith pastoral/spiritual care to patients, families, and staff in crisis situations when Hospital Staff Chaplain(s) are not available. 
 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED Religious training or education equivalent to a seminary/divinity school degree; preferably at the M.Div level (to be determined by the Senior
Chaplain/Manager of Pastoral and Spiritual Care.) Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral
Education ( or equivalent in terms of training expectations and objectives (to be determined by the Senior Chaplain/Manager of Pastoral
and Spiritual Care). (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
1 year Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (1600 hours of training under supervision), preferable by an accredited program of the Association of
Clinical Pastoral Education ( or equivalent in terms of training expectation and objectives, completed satisfactorily. One year experience in pediatric chaplaincy (may be met through a clinical pastoral education residency). (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Familiarity and comfort with various faith disciplines and communities.
Skill in working respectfully in a multifaith/multicultural environment.
Skill in working collaboratively with staff to ensure patient and family needs are met.
Skill in working as a creative member of a team as well as self-supervise.
Skill in accessing, developing, and making use of various religious and cultural resources.
Ability to consult with others around complex situations.
Ability to respond to any required need within 30 minutes.

Functional Accountabilities
  • Ability to work as a cooperative member of the healthcare team through appropriate patient chart entries, use of common healthcare terminology , handwashing and other safety precautions, referrals, interdisciplinary conferences, and collegial relationships.
  • Have knowledge and skill to serve as a resource in ethical decision making.
  • Use skill to foster a spiritual dimension of care throughout the healthcare setting, consistent with appropriate accreditation standards.
  • Awareness of, and commitment to, the overall mission of the healthcare setting and the role of pastoral/spiritual care in that mission.
  • Use skill and judgment necessary to serve as a thoughtful member and spiritual/religious/cultural voice on committees within the healthcare setting and for the institution in the wider community .
  • Show adherence to, all hospital and department requirements, policies and procedures.
  • Use good stewardship of time, energy, physical, and financial resources.
  • Use skill to communicate with members of the pastoral/spiritual care team for appropriate hand-off, resolution of all needs/issues.
  • Use skill to maintain an appropriate schedule, responding to all requests in a timely manner, engaging in appropriate communication in a professional manner.
  • Use accountability to report complex situation to the Senior Chaplain/Manager and all off-shift and/or on-call situations which require follow up and demonstrate follow-through in ascertaining that follow up has occurred.
  • Participate regularly in pastoral/spiritual care staff meeting and/or on-call chaplain in-service meetings.
  • Report safety issues, conflicts, risk issues directly to the Senior Chaplain as well as to any other appropriate entity within the healthcare setting.
  • Keep a commitment to Pediatric Chaplain competencies and professional certification competencies and requirements through appropriate continuing education.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate data regularly.
Work Environment
  • Keep the environment appropriately clean.
  • Maintain files and papers in closed drawers and cabinets.
  • Share in the work of administration as appropriate.
  • Show respect for the individuals in a shared work space.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Partner in the mission and upholds the core principles of the organization
  • Committed to diversity and recognizes value of cultural ethnic differences
  • Demonstrate personal and professional integrity
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
Customer Service
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others’ ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things
  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details – practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Primary Location

: District of Columbia-WASHINGTON

Work Locations

Sheikh Zayed Campus 
111 Michigan Avenue 
 Washington 20010


: Non-Clinical Professional


: Patient Services
Position Status: R (Regular)  FT – Full-Time
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: 8:30 – 5:00

Title:  Chaplain I CHAPLAINS (0000058340) 1 Job

Date:  Sep 22, 2023
Facility:  Le Bonheur (0205)


Provides spiritual care and/or counseling to patients, family members, Associates, Medical Staff, and guests associated with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.  Provides spiritual care by seeking to understand the relationship between faith, illness, and the feelings and thoughts that motivate healthy and meaningful use of each person’s beliefs and attitudes.  In keeping with this primary purpose, interprets the function of his/her role to other system personnel by word and action, to utilize available community resources for the extension of this ministry, and is an educational and consultative resource to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the broader Mid-South community.   Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values. 



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Master’s of Divinity Degree or theological studies from an accredited AATS Seminary.

Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) accredited by The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.














Must have at least three (3) years of experience as a hospital staff chaplain. 














Must have one of the following Certifications:

  • Associations of Professional Chaplains (APC)
  • National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC)
  • National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC)


Ordination, licensing or commissioning by one’s faith group and ecclesiastical endorsement (or eligible for endorsement) by a recognized faith group for ministry as a Chaplain in a healthcare setting.













  • Skill and proficiency in applying advanced concepts, principles, and professional techniques in the field of chaplaincy. 
  • Ability to listen, understand, and minister to the specific spiritual needs of persons in crisis.
  • Knowledge of community clergy relationships, sacramental ministry, and pastoral roles as acquired through three years experience in local church ministry.
  • Functional knowledge of the religious principles of major faiths.
  • Ability to work effectively with persons of diverse religious, cultural, and racial backgrounds.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provides pastoral care and/or counseling to patients, family members and visitors. 
  • Provides pastoral care and/or counseling to Associates and Medical Staff.
  • Contributes to the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program.
  • Provides educational resources for area churches, clergy and community organizations.
  • Demonstrates initiative in identifying opportunities for self-development and enhancement of professional competency.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • Position requires regular on-call responsibility.
  • Possible exposure to body fluids as well as hazardous and poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react in emergency situations.
  • Occasional travel to other facilities.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work – exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.


The primary responsibility of a Staff Chaplain is to provide spiritual care to patients, families, visitors and staff.   Patients are seen at the bedside or in outpatient settings as assigned. Chaplains are involved in all aspects of care including but not limited to team meetings, family meetings and goals of discussions. Staff support is provided through 1:1 encounters and group gatherings in the units and other locations as needed.  Chaplains are also charged with developing and leading hospital-wide and community faith-specific and interfaith services.  A Chaplain is involved in additional duties in the department as determined by the Director.  This includes but is not limited to education, departments systems, special projects, and programs. Chaplains work as team members in accordance with the Department’s Mission and Vision Statements, following Department’s Administrative Policies and Procedures.  


  • Assessment:  The chaplain gathers and evaluates relevant data pertinent to the situation and/or bio-psycho-social-spiritual/religious health of the patient and/or family member.  
  • Delivery of Care:  The chaplain develops and implements a plan of care to promote the well-being and continuity of care of the patient and/or family member. This includes such work as visitation, performing religious rituals as requested and appropriate and such specific services as weddings and memorial services in accordance with departmental policies.  Visitation includes sharing in the department’s on-call rotation including days, nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled; and when on-call is needed on short notice for emergencies.
  • Documentation of Care:  The chaplain enters information into the patient’s medical record that is relevant to the patient’s medical, psychosocial, and spiritual/religious goals of care. The chaplain maintains daily records of chaplaincy activities in accordance with Chaplaincy data gathering tool in use. 
  • Teamwork and Collaboration:  The chaplain collaborates with interdisciplinary teams of care focusing on patients and family members.  Teamwork includes engaging in departmental staff meetings, retreats, special committees and teamwork throughout the organization by serving on hospital committees and assisting/leading organizational events. Collaboration includes working with local clergy and religious leaders and organizations. The chaplain collaborates with the CPE Supervisor in providing training and supervision of CPE students and the chaplain collaborates with the Director in providing training and supervision for departmental volunteers. The Chaplain performs other duties as required, assigned, or negotiated.
  • Ethical Practice:  The chaplain adheres to the Common Code of Ethics of the Association of Professional Chaplains and the code of ethics of the MGH organization.
  • Confidentiality:  The chaplain respects the confidentiality of information from all sources, including the patient, medical record, other team members, and family members in accordance with federal and state laws, and the policies of the organization.
  • Respect for Diversity:  The chaplain models and collaborates with the organization and its interdisciplinary team in respecting and providing culturally competent patient-centered care.
  • Care for Staff:  The chaplain provides timely and sensitive chaplaincy care to the organization’s staff via individual and group interaction.
  • Care for the Organization:  The chaplain provides chaplaincy care to the organization in ways consonant with the organization’s values and mission. This includes the planning and implementation of faith-specific and interfaith worship services.
  • Chaplain as Leader:  The chaplain provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession. This includes providing educational events for patients, family members and/or staff on a regular basis.
  • Continuous Quality Improvement:  The chaplain seeks and creates opportunities to enhance the quality of the chaplaincy care practice.  This includes performing other duties as required, assigned, or negotiated.
  • Research:  The chaplain practices evidence-based care including ongoing evaluation of new practices and, when appropriate, contributes to or conducts research.
  • Knowledge and Continuing Education:  The chaplain assumes responsibility for 50 hours of continued professional development per year, demonstrates a working and current knowledge of current theory and practice, and integrates such information into practice.
  • Community Liaison: Develops, implements, evaluates and maintains programs that benefit patients and families in the community.
  • Program development and management: Develops, implements, evaluates and maintains specific programs intended to enhance the spiritual care of specific patient population at high risk for spiritual distress
  • Spiritual Care Mentor: Supports and engages in the education of CPE residents.


  • Clarity of pastoral identity and role in a nonsectarian institutional setting
  • Knowledgeable about ministry to persons of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to relate theology, behavior science, and understanding of persons to help minister to patients/families in their struggles
  • 4 units of ACPE-accredited CPE units
  • MDiv (or equivalent)
  • Board-certified (or eligible and committed to pursuing board-certification within 2 years of hire)


  • A spiritual life grounded in the disciplines of prayer and reflection
  • Compassion for the sick and their families
  • Maturity and ability to function under stressful conditions
  • Resourcefulness and cooperation in relationship with others
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Fluently bilingual and bicultural strongly preferred
 EEO Statement 

Massachusetts General Hospital is an Affirmative Action Employer.   By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.


Primary Location

 MA-Boston-MGH Main Campus

Work Locations

MGH Main Campus 
55 Fruit Street 
 Boston 02114




 Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)


Standard Hours 40


 Day Job

Employee Status

Recruiting Department MGH Chaplaincy

Job Posting

 Mar 29, 2023


  • LocationFort Worth, TX
  • Facility Cook Children’s Medical Center
  • Department Spiritual Care
  • Schedule Full-Time – Days
  • Job Category Professional/Management
  • Work Setting Medical Center
  • Req #: 63443


The Chaplain will provide spiritual leadership for the medical center in the areas of pastoral care, ethics, and bereavement.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree with major coursework in theology and counseling.
  • 4 Units of CPE or equivalent in clinical training, or extensive pastoral leadership experience.
  • Ability to work in interfaith, multicultural environment, excellent written/oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills; mature judgment; good boundaries, team player.
  • Work history demonstrating strong pastoral work ethic; demonstrated willingness to go the extra step.
  • Spanish fluency preferred.
  • One year chaplaincy experience preferred.
  • Ordination and/or Endorsement, as appropriate to candidate’s faith group
  • Bilingual Preferred


Licensure and/or Certifications:

  • Ordination and/or Endorsement, as appropriate to candidate’s faith group.


Cook Children’s is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Additional Information


University Hospital in San Antonio is the major civilian level 1 trauma center for South Texas.  We get most of the trauma or complicated patients from the Rio Grande valley.  We are also the “charity” county hospital and the teaching hospital for the University of Texas medical school in San Antonio.  We are opening a new 300 Bed Women’s and  Children’s Hospital in August attached to our current 700-800 bed main hospital.

We have four chaplain positions available:  
1) Pediatric Palliative Chaplain
This would be for our pediatric and perinatal palliative care department.

2) Two general Spiritual Care chaplains who cover the rest of the patients in the hospital.  Rotating shifts           Regular Day shift


3) A general Spiritual Care PRN (usually 30 hours or under) chaplain


The staffing for the Women’s and Children’s Hospital spiritual care needs (non-Palliative) will be covered by the general Spiritual Care department that includes these general chaplain positions.   Pedi/Women’s experience a plus.


Would love to hear from you!


Chaplain Julie Rowe
  847 312 5884.

We are searching for a Workforce Chaplain – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide pastoral care, spiritual counseling, and guidance to the Texas Children’s staff and sponsoring organizations. These include consultation, training, development of programs, employee assessments and referrals, the establishment of community linkages, case monitoring, and follow-up. 

Think you’ve got what it takes? 

Job Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Evaluate employee needs for spiritual guidance and counseling.  Initiate or recommend programs to meet those needs 
  • Provide spiritual services in a variety of settings throughout the organization.  Arrange for group counseling, prayer meetings, and discussions 
  • Support the emotional wellness of employees through routine engagement and referral basis. Provide counsel or guidance. Will travel to other locations 
  • Provide referral service and act as a liaison for specialized assistance to employees and/or immediate family members with specific needs 
  • Administer or arrange for the sacraments and perform religious rites 
  • Provide the full continuum of crisis intervention, stress management, and grief counseling services 
  • Respond to requests for critical incident/crisis intervention services within 30 minutes of notification and follow protocol for identifying appropriateness, assessing need, and gathering information 
  • Collaborate with members of the healthcare team to identify and resolve problems.  May act as a liaison between employee, family, EAP, and hospital healthcare team during periods of crisis 
  • Perform crisis intervention and follow-up in response to traumatic incidents as needed. Coordinate team response when applicable 
  • Create and promote healing and wholeness programs including Critical Incident Response Team activities and support the specialized ministry of healthcare chaplaincy in every setting 
  • Develop links and maintain working knowledge and relationship with community resources for referral and collateral assistance.  
  • Support the work of Texas Children’s in the greater community. Represent Hospital at interfaith meetings, and community events 
  • Advocate for client and organizational needs with the provider when appropriate. Act as a liaison between employees, supervisory personnel, and referral sources 
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with service providers’/community referral sources that provide affordable high-quality services to EAP clients in the spirit of cooperative assistance and continuity of care. 
  • Always protect client confidentiality, assuring that no identifying or other confidential information be overheard or read by others 


Skills & Requirements 


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption  

  • Master’s of Divinity degree or canonically acceptable equivalent through the Board Certified Chaplain Eligibility and Verification with Certification of 4 Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) units through internship/residency with ACPE institutions required 
  • Licenses/Certifications: Board Certified Chaplain-BCC (APC – Association of Professional Chaplain, NACC – National Association of Catholic Chaplains, NAJC – Neshama Association of Jewish Chaplains, CASC/ACSS – Canadian Association for Spiritual Care/Association Canadienne de Soins Spirituals, AAPC – American Association of Pastoral Counselors required 
  • Ordination with a faith group required 
  • 2+ yrs of hospital chaplain experience and/or 5+ years of community experience highly preferred 

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. 

Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devotedto children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the countryand a global health program that is channeling care tochildren and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliatedwith Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest,most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation. 

To join our community of 14,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for all of our patients and families that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.  

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children’s without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. 

 Here’s the link to the job…

Where compassion meets innovation and technology and our employees are family.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Please review the job information below.


Driscoll Children’s Hospital is seeking a compassionate, dedicated, and creative person for a new fulltime Chaplain position in a new NICU.  This Chaplain will become part of a pastoral care team which cares for the spiritual needs of our patients, families, and staff. This Chaplain’s main responsibility will be to begin the new ministry in this new unit.


The successful candidate must work well with clergy of all faiths and denominations; must work effectively as part of a departmental team as well as effectively collaborating with other health care professionals; shall be flexible to cover days and shifts as needed; certification by a professional certifying group such as the Association of Professional Chaplains or in the process of seeking certification which would be completed within two years of hiring.



Theological education from an accredited college or university which fulfills educational requirements for Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) in a professional certifying group such as the Association of Professional Chaplains (Master of Divinity preferred)


Ecclesiastical endorsement by a faith group


Certification in the Association of Professional Chaplains or similar national certification organization within two years of hire

Active faith community or chaplaincy experience preferred


Satisfactory completion of 4 units of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) or in the process, which fulfills clinical requirements for Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) in a professional certifying group such as the Association of Professional Chaplains


Must have strong interpersonal and written/oral skills to interact effectively with patients, patient’s families, visitors, hospital and medical staff

Spanish speaking preferred

Ability to safeguard confidences


Pediatric experience preferred


Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Driscoll Children’s Hospital


At Children’s Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Children’s Wisconsin is a nationally recognized health system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. We provide primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. Our reputation draws patients and families from around the country.

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.


Please follow this link for a closer look at what it’s like to work at Children’s Wisconsin:


Job Description

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.


This is a full-time Chaplain position, working primarily weekday and daytime hours supporting the needs of pediatric patients and their families, as well as staff within Children’s Wisconsin.




  • Comprehensive knowledge of theology and psychology of religion as normally acquired through completion of the prescribed course of study required for a Master’s 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. 

Equal Opportunity Employer


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