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Providence Lead Chaplain Clinical in Portland, Oregon


Lead Chaplain Clinical - Palliative Care Connections at Providence Home and Community Care Oregon

The Lead Chaplain provides professional and competent spiritual care ministry, and is responsible for serving the spiritual, religious, and emotional needs of care recipients and caregivers- in inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Lead Chaplain Clinical - Palliative Care Connections that will spend up to 50% of time in administrative duties to support Spiritual Care operations. Provides spiritual and emotional support and guidance to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, caregivers and physicians. (50% of time or more.) Supports the decision makers with skills in theology, ethics, and ecumenical approaches to faith communities as applied to healthcare.

Required qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Pastoral Ministry -OR- the equivalent applicable education from an accredited institution

  • CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) 4 units accredited by ACPE and board certification by one of these organizations: APC, ACPE, NACC, NAJC & CASC

  • Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (N.A.C.C.) -OR- Association of Professional Chaplains (A.P.C) or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (N.A.J.C.), Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C)

  • Certification eligible clinical chaplain candidates will be expected to complete their board certification within two (2) years of hire date

  • Certification will be maintained as 'active status' as verified and tracked by the department Director

  • Documentation of current ecclesial endorsement or support of sponsoring religious group

  • As applicable due to a Ministry's business needs (i.e. Elder at Home), a valid driver's license and reliable transportation driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix will be required at time of hire

Preferred qualification:

  • Three (3) years of experience as a healthcare chaplain

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P365024
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Pastoral Care
Job Function: Community Service
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Department: 5015 PAL CR CONNECT OR PORT
Address: OR Portland 6410 NE Halsey St

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.