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Job Postings

This list is provided as a service to our fellow pediatric chaplains and as a courtesy to the institutions and agencies seeking to fill those positions. Anyone interested in these positions should directly contact the institution or person listed. Postings are removed when notification is received that the position has been filled or after six months.  If you have positions you would like posted, please send an email with your request and information to Kimberly Russell (


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Job Summary

At Stony Brook Medicine the Maternal/Child/Pediatric Chaplain works within the Department of Spiritual Care to meet the spiritual and religious needs of our patients, families and staff.

Duties of a chaplain may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Unit rounding and patient visitation on assigned units with specific attention to staff referrals and family concerns.
  • Interdisciplinary approach and support to staff members.
  • Maintain awareness of hospital systems; facilitate an understanding and awareness of Chaplaincy to others.
  • Leader in interfaith services, memorials, blessings and seasonal/holiday services.
  • Provide support to Deshanes Muscular Dystrophy Clinic.
  • Be flexible for nights/weekends/holiday coverage as needed.
  • Consistent charting in EMR of patient encounters.
  • Attend departmental and unit-based meetings as required.
  • Participate in code coverage as a member of the chaplaincy team.


Required Qualifications

  • • Masters of Divinity from an ATS accredited program
    • 4 units of CPE through ACPE
    • 1-3 years’ experience as a chaplain post completion of CPE
    • Candidates must possess ecclesiastical endorsement from the official endorsing agency of the Chaplains faith or denomination at the time of appointment and maintain such endorsement for the duration of their employment.
    • Board certified or board certified within 2 years of hire through a recognized cognate group: APC, NAJC, NACC or CASC

Preferred Qualifications

  • Maternal/Child/Pediatric experience
  • Specialized training in Pediatrics/Ethics
  • Member of Pediatric Chaplain’s Network

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application. In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all covered personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.” Upon acceptance of a conditional job offer, candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date). If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date. _________________________________________________________

  • Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
  • All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
  • This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
  • This function/position maybe designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine’s Employee Health Services*
  • Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
  • Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
  • Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
  • Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer. *The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination. _________________________________________________________

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws. If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the University Office of Equity and Access at . In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act a copy of our crime statistics can be viewed | 01 | | 66fb74ae10a54d3d0de408d83330b5bd | eafa1b31b194425db36656c215b7760c | 0 | 0 | 637315631590760824&sdata=uLJ9TTks91Dg3+2LRDlw67z6TzWLmEvsEizrjXGLZvg=&reserved=0. Visit our | 01 | | 66fb74ae10a54d3d0de408d83330b5bd | eafa1b31b194425db36656c215b7760c | 0 | 0 | 637315631590760824&sdata=2vE2YQDyW9mMlExuE0U92vrTJJl0RO1zdDV0Tv70x0Q=&reserved=0 page to learn about the total rewards we offer. Job Number: 2103597Official Job Title: ChaplainJob Field: OtherPrimary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: ChaplaincySchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Pass Days: VariablePosting Start Date: Oct 4, 2021Posting End Date: Oct 18, 2021, 8:59:00 PMSalary:As per Civil Service Guidelines

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Job Summary

The Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Certified Educator under the guidance of the Director, is responsible for management, supervision and coordination of the diversified program that provides a variety of pastoral and spiritual care services for patients, families, and staff.  The CPE Educator accomplishes the program objectives through a collaborative strategy that engages interdisciplinary colleagues, interns, residents, staff chaplains, per diem chaplains, volunteers, community resources and interested others in the functioning of the program.  Provides leadership for program organization, development, accreditation, and evaluation of services and systems in close collaboration with the Director. The CPE Educator oversees all aspects of recruitment, admissions, curriculum development, program evaluation for all accredited levels of Clinical Pastoral Education. Provides instruction and supervision for the chaplain interns and residents. As the face of the Spiritual Care Program participates in Hospital and Department committees, professional spiritual care organizations and community faith-based groups. Partners with the Development Department to enhance and/ or expand program offerings. Complies with all department and hospital policies and procedures especially those regarding patient confidentiality and informed consent. Demonstrates and models professional behaviors in accordance with the Department of Patient and Family Services Core Values as well as the CHOP Values ICARE. Serves as a mentor/coach for staff.  Subscribes and adheres to the Chaplain Code of Ethics.

Job Responsibilities

Clinical Pastoral Education: 

  • Provides excellent clinical pastoral education supervision to students enrolled in the CHOP CPE program.
  • Maintains ACPE accreditation for the CHOP Spiritual Care Program.
  • Provides CPE units complying with all CPE standards, facilitating groups, providing didactic sessions, supervising students and completing student evaluations.
  • Serves as primary contact between the hospital and the students for issues arising during a student’s field experience.
  • Participates in the orientation and education programs of other departments.
  • Responsible for recruitment, interviewing, responding to inquiries of potential students
  • Works with the CPE Advisory Council.
  • Maintains the CHOP CPE portfolio.
  • Belongs to an ACPE Community of Practice, and is faithful to ACPE peer review
  • Conducts periodic inter-disciplinary seminars to educate staff about the matters of spirituality for children and families as well as providers.
  • Maintains appropriate materials that can be utilized by families and staff.

As the face and content expert of the Spiritual Care Program, represents the hospital in matters of religion and spiritual care and provides direction for spiritual care service delivery 

  • Ensures the delivery of an effective and efficient program of Spiritual Care Services to patients, families, and staff of all faith traditions.
  • Serves on Hospital Committees as assigned such as Ethics Committee.
  • Develops, implements and evaluates innovative approaches to the provision of spiritual care at the Hospital.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining a strategic plan for Spiritual Care Services that is aligned with overall institutional goals and objectives.
  • Oversees the Schlimm Center for Prayer and Reflection and assures that the facilities are appropriately cared for and comfortable.

Professional Development: 

  • Recognizes areas of strength and areas for development. 
  • Responsible for the development and enhancement of their professional practice and leadership skills.
  • Develops plan for supervision, consultation and/or learning.
  • Utilizes team members, peers and supervisory staff in consultation for professional development.
  • Incorporates new knowledge and feedback into practice.
  • Meets annual requirements for professional continuing education

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

CPE Certified Educator

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:  Masters of Divinity degree from a seminary member of the American Association of Theological Schools

Required experience:  3 years of previous general hospital chaplain experience is required

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Competence in providing supervision and pastoral training to students
  • Knowledge of ACPE standards and requirements
  • Ability to forge successful collaborations with patients, families, staff, leaders and physicians at all levels within the Hospital and across the Care Network.
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience in managing an institutional function requiring systems thinking in a complex, fast-paced environment.
  • Solid knowledge of Title VI, Joint Commission and other relevant regulations 
  • Working knowledge of data systems preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office software applications; Knowledge of basic data management and computer skills essential; EPIC.


All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

For more information visit the CHOP Job Posting 

Position: Pediatric Palliative Spiritual Care Counselor (20 hours per week)

Organization: Baystate Pediatric Palliative Care Program – Baystate Home Health & Hospice, West Springfield, MA


As a Baystate Pediatric Palliative Spiritual Care Counselor you will be responsible for the development and implementation of home-based spiritual care services to clients serviced by the Baystate Home Health & Hospice Pediatric Palliative Care Network (PPCN) Program.  This position provides spiritual support to pediatric patients and their families consistent with beliefs of the family. The Spiritual Care Counselor serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team to develop the plan of care. Acts as a liaison between the community religious affiliations and the pediatric palliative care program.


Job Responsibilities:

1) Participates as an active member of the interdisciplinary team to develop and implement a comprehensive plan of care

2) Communicates clearly and effectively fostering a positive, proactive environment while adhering to high standards of ethics and quality

3) Develops and provides educational in-service programs for staff, community and clergy regarding spiritual aspects of patient care.

4) Provides patient and family spiritual counseling, prayer and ministry as requested

5) Provides oversight and assistance in preparation of memorial service

6) Documents necessary and pertinent information in the patient record

7) Maintains professional knowledge base

8) Follows all health and safety requirements

Required Work Experience:

2 years of comparable experience

Skills and Competencies:

Knowledge of computer information systems and the ability to work independently, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Demonstrates competence in organizing and presenting educational programs, Good listener with excellent inter-personal skills

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Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Chaplains at MD Anderson are clinical spiritual care practitioners and vital to the care provided to our patients, their families and staff. Chaplains provide spiritual assessments, interventions, evaluate outcomes, and education as members of the care team.

MD Anderson is seeking a board-certified chaplain to support the Children’s Cancer Hospital.  This role is interwoven into the fabric of the care team in the Children’s Cancer Hospital and exists to ensure spiritual values are respected and provided to every patient and family. The chaplain plays a significant role in every phase of care from coping skills in coordination with Child Life and Arts in Medicine, to pain management and healing with our Supportive Care team. Spiritual care extends into end of life and hospice care. The Chaplain also serves on advisory committees that help guide our efforts to improve care at every level. MD Anderson staff also benefit from the strong relationship with the Department of Spiritual Care and Education through chaplain services such as Code Lavender and spiritual healing as staff cope with the treatment and even the loss of the patients they have learned to love.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Chaplain with a strong background in oncology spiritual care in an academic medical center, and specialization in pediatrics. Must have professional chaplain board certification.

The mission for the Children’s Hospital is to bring hope for the future to pediatric patients and their families through clinical expertise, cutting-edge therapies, research, training tomorrow’s health care professionals, and support programs for pediatric and young adult patients and their families. As a comprehensive cancer center, our care extends beyond medical services. We outline the many interprofessional programs the Children’s Cancer Hospital uniquely offers, Spiritual Care is among them.



Required: Graduate level theological degree from a college, university or theological school accredited by a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. Equivalencies for graduate level theological degree will be granted by the individual professional organization according to established guidelines.


Required: Two years as professional chaplain and/or spiritual care educator. Certified Educator Candidate Status from ACPE -OR- Certification by Association of Professional Chaplains/BCCI, Neshama: Association of Jewish Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains or other COMISS certifying organizations.

For more information email:  Jamie Bernard at



Job Description/Summary:
Represents Spiritual Care in leadership role  of the Chaplains and volunteers while also serving patients, families and staff. Provides spiritual care and emotional support to patients, their families and staff, including exploration of issues that are of meaning and value and/or issues causing moral or spiritual distress. Serves as a bridge to patient’s religious/spiritual community and/or congregation and to appropriate religious/spiritual leaders. Fosters conversation and clarification on cultural, ethical, religious, and other topics/dynamics that can affect patient care, family interactions, and staff performance. Facilitates and nurtures religious rituals and spiritual practices as needed by patients, families and staff and provides spiritual counseling and guidance to enable the integration of beliefs, attitudes and responses inherent to well-being in the clinical setting. 

Position Requirements:
Minimum Education: 
Master’s degree in Religious Studies, Divinity or Theology required or equivalent in relevant training/experience.  Completion of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at an ACPE accreditation healthcare center required.
Minimum Experience: Two years as a Chaplain in a hospital setting; pediatric preferred.  Demonstration of leadership skills. Ordination or Commission in a religious community and/or meets ecclesiastical endorsement for health care ministry. 
Certification Required: Certification by a national chaplain’s organization (APC, NACC, NAJC, ACPE, and CASC) or eligibility with completion within 18 months of employment 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to successfully navigate diverse lifestyles, cultures, beliefs and values with cultural humility.  Ability to conduct oneself in accordance with the Standards of Practice for Professional Chaplains and in keeping with that which is required for Board Certification with one of the following national chaplain’s organizations: APC, NACC, NAJC, ACPE, and CASC
Technical Knowledge: Ability to chart in, utilize for information gathering and navigate patient’s electronic medical records.  Basic computer and mobile device skills  

Physical Requirements:
Travel: Must have ability to orient and work at all inpatient locations
Sit: Up to 6 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Hospital is a smoke free environment. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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The Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) is a dynamic, multi-disciplinary consultant service that provides comprehensive pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support to patients at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals on both the Oakland and San Francisco campuses. The inter-disciplinary team provides holistic, interdisciplinary care for infants, children, teens, and young adults with acute, procedural, neuropathic, and chronic/complex pain. In addition, we care for children with serious illness and provide palliative, end of life, and hospice care in the hospital and outpatient clinic. 

The Bereavement Services Coordinator is a member of PACT and is responsible for implementing a bereavement program that provides ongoing support to families whose child has died while receiving care at UCSF Children’s Hospitals.  The coordinator accomplishes the program objectives through a collaborative strategy that engages interdisciplinary colleagues, volunteers and interested others in the work of the program. The coordinator provides leadership for program organization, development and evaluation of services and systems. This position is responsible for designing and implementing educational programs about bereavement that can meet hospital wide needs. The bereavement coordinator actively promotes a positive, professional work environment, engaging with patients/families, hospital staff, as well as agencies and organizations providing services to patients and families.  This position also requires working with resources and agencies in the community to provide the best bereavement support, including counseling to the entire family unit, and others significantly impacted by the death of any child who dies while under the care of the health teams at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. The position administratively reports to the Director of Medical Social Services and Spiritual Care in Oakland. 

Position Requirements:
Minimum Education:  
Master’s degree in Religious Studies, Divinity or Theology required or equivalent in relevent training/experience.  Completion of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at an ACPE accreditated healthcare center
Minimum Experience:   Minimum of 2 years of experience providing bereavement counseling care for patients with complex acute and chronic life-threatening conditions, complex psychosocial needs, and end of life care, including spiritual, emotional and existential support. Experience in pediatrics strongly preferred.
Certification Required: Certification by a national chaplain’s organization (APC, NACC, NAJC, ACPE, or CASC) or eligibility with completion within 18 months of employment 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • Skilled in psychosocial assessment of families and children from infancy through adolescence with a strong counseling background.
  • Skilled in providing counseling, including grief, loss, and trauma-informed care, including spiritual, emotional and existential support for patients, families, and staff.
  • This position requires flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations, with flexibility in hours (some weekends and evenings) to accommodate needs of clients.
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred.
  • Bicultural preferred.
  • Possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
  • Able to work independently as well as collaboratively with other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrate team and leadership skills with interdisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Prefer experience working effectively in a diverse environment and with diverse populations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, teaching and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work with others in the care of critically ill patients within a stressful environment.

Technical Knowledge:  

  • Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Prior experience with electronic medical records preferred.    

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 4 hours/day 
Stand/Walk:  up to 4 hours/day
Bend/Stoop: intermittent 
Reach: intermittent  
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 6 hrs 
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential function of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Hospital is a smoke free environment. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


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UNC Health Care is an award-winning, not-for-profit integrated health care system that is committed to delivering state-of-the-art health care and outstanding service to patients. From the mountains to the coast, UNC Health Care is there, providing quality compassionate care to North Carolinians from all 100 counties and from across the country.

The Department of Pastoral Care at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, NC is currently looking for a dedicated, passionate, and highly caring clinical chaplain to join the chaplaincy team. The department has robust ACPE CPE and clinical chaplaincy programs. The clinical chaplain will provide the highest quality of pastoral care to patients, family members and the staff in the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. 

This position will be dedicated to providing pastoral care to the patients, family members, and staff in the pediatric service line. The chaplain will provide care in all units within the Children’s Hospital and the specialty services which include:  Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Critical Care, Hematology/Oncology, Trauma/Surgery, Neurology, Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, and General Pediatrics. The position will include direct patient care and working with a comprehensive interdisciplinary team.  The chaplain will attend team and unit based rounds, participate in service line, department, and hospital wide committees, provide documentation for patient encounters, provide 24 hour back-up coverage in rotation with other pastoral care staff members, lead worship service in the hospital chapel as needed and requested throughout the year, plan and facilitate annual bereavement/memorial events, teach didactics within the Department of Pastoral Care and in the hospital community as needed, serve as a mentor to a CPE resident, complete administrative tasks, and other assigned task may be given according to the spiritual needs of the institution.


All interested chaplains should apply at:

Clinical Chaplain
Organization: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Salary: Date Posted:



  • Master’s degree in Divinity (M.Div.) or equivalent degree from an accredited seminary or university.
  • Four or more units of ACPE CPE, faith group endorsement.
  • Board eligible by Association of Professional Chaplains. Certification must be obtained within two years of hire.
  • Pastoral experience in congregation and/or hospital.
  • Ordination or faith group equivalency preferred


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JOB ID # 66715

Why Work at Children’s….

Here, it’s different. Come join us.

Children’s Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years.

Here, the nation’s brightest nurses, physicians, scientists, researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of child health. With an optimist’s outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebrated history, we’re making new strides every day.

We’ve been Magnet-designated three times by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and are consistently recognized among the nation’s top 10 pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families from all over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals, 12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.

We need your expertise.

A career at Children’s Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it’s different. Do you have what it takes?

Additional Information

Department: Spiritual Care
Hours per week: 1
Shift: based on department needs (Friday-Sunday, Night Shift) Holidays included 

Job Overview

The Chaplain provides spiritual care, counseling, and crisis intervention for patients, families and team members of Children’s Hospital Colorado (CHCO).  The Chaplain offers spiritual guidance and resources during hospitalization and periods of illness, crisis and loss; coordinates spiritual care services with family faith leaders and home faith communities when it is appropriate; provides consultation on patient, religious, and ethical issues of significance in the healthcare community; and provides compassionate services to a diverse population encompassing all faiths that are represented by patients, families and team members at CHCO.


Population Specific Care

  • a.) Neonate – <30 days
  • b.) Infancy – >30 days to 1yr
  • c.) Toddlers – >1yr to 3yrs
  • d.) Pre-Schoolers – >3yrs to 5yrs
  • e.) School age – >5yrs to 13yrs
  • f.) Adolescent – >13yrs to 18yrs
  • g.) Adult – >18yrs to 65yrs.

Essential Functions

An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the functions which the employee may be expected to perform.

  • Assesses patients, families, and team members’ spiritual needs; assists them in using their faith in dealing with illness, trauma, stress, and loss; and documents services provided.
  • Supports team members with their resiliency and compassion development.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Develops and provides educational materials and trainings as necessary.
  • Provides compassionate and responsive spiritual services in alignment with departmental and organizational objectives and strategies.
  • Performs religious rites, services, and acts as a resource for faith communities.
  • Participates in departmental committees and projects as assigned.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Other Information


  • ADAPTABILITY – Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • APPLIED LEARNING – Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS – Developing and leveraging relationships within and across work groups to achieve results.
  • COLLABORATING – Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  • COMMUNICATION – Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  • CUSTOMER ORIENTATION – Placing a high priority on the internal or external customer’s perspective when making decisions and taking action; implementing service practices that meet the customers’ and own organization’s needs.
  • DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY – Is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, and other individual differences in the workforce; recognizes the value of diverse perspectives and experiences and fosters a work environment reflective of the community at large.
  • DECISION MAKING – Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
  • EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – Establishing and sustaining trusting relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting own and others’ emotions and behavior; leveraging insights to effectively manage own responses so that one’s behavior matches one’s values and delivers intended results.
  • MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS – Meeting the personal needs of individuals to build trust, encourage two-way communication, and strengthen relationships.
  • MANAGING WORK – Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • PLANNING & ORGANIZING – Establishing an action plan for self and others to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
  • RESOLVING CONFLICTS – Helping others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; using appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement.
  • STRESS TOLERANCE – Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (e.g., experiencing time pressure, conflict, or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  • SPIRITUAL ASSESSMENT – Must be able to assess patients’ spiritual needs and sense of well-being and find appropriate solutions to meet patient and family needs.


Guidelines: Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to the work assignment.  Work assignment and desired results are explained by general oral or written instructions.

Complexity: Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scope but may be of substantial intricacy.  Employee primarily applies standardized practices.

Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situations are limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases.  Brings non-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines or are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.

Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where explanatory or interpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and some degree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of the job function.

Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized work situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work without close supervision or detailed instruction.  Work product is subject to continual review.


  • EDUCATION – Master of Divinity, Pastoral Counseling, Theology or related field. 
  • EXPERIENCE – 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education at an ACPE accredited healthcare center. Ordination in a religious community or meets ecclesiastical endorsement for health care ministry.
  • CERTIFICATION(S) – Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) eligible

Physical Requirements

Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job

  • Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
  • Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good

Work Environment

  • Exposure: Exposure to blood/body fluid: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to cold/heat: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to infectious diseases: Occasional.
  • Exposure: Exposure to dampness: Occasional.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Makes decisions under pressure.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Manages stress appropriately.
  • Mental and Emotional Requirements: Works with others effectively.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation.  Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.


Salary Information

Hourly Rate of Pay: $30.50


Benefits Information

As a Children’s Hospital Colorado team member, you will receive a competitive pay and benefits package designed to take care of your needs that includes base pay, incentives, paid sick leave and a robust wellness program.

Last Update: 10/07/2021 - 01:01 PM

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