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Providence Chaplain - Hospice Sound in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling a Chaplain (Hospice Sound, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Lacey, Washington. Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Provides assessment of a patient’s spiritual, religious, and emotional needs.

  • Patients seen and followed for spiritual support are referred in a variety of ways. Patients can be referred by any provider of care including physician, nurse, social worker, therapist, or other; by personal referral, by family, area clergy, or by direct referral by the chaplain herself/himself.

  • Demonstrates ability to document visits in the appropriate medical record section of the chart in order to enhance the whole person interdisciplinary care of patients and their family.

  • Chaplains are available on a rotating basis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year to assist in grief support and ministry

  • Chaplains provide competent spiritual care for persons and families in their time of crisis

  • Demonstrates ability to appropriately respond to crisis in the delivery of spiritual care.

  • Assess and respond to the spiritual/ emotional needs of individuals or families during the crisis.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Chaplains are certified and maintain certification with the National Assn. of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), The Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE), American Assn. Of Pastoral Counselors, or meet the requirements of their faith community for Chaplain and are ordained and or have completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education

  • A person who is hired without certification and who qualifies will complete the process within two years from the date of their hire.

  • Chaplains hired without four units of Clinical Pastoral Education will complete four units by the second anniversary of their date of hire, unless they certified in an earlier process.

  • This position requires a valid Driver’s license in good standing.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education or certified and maintain a national certification or meet the requirements of their faith community for Chaplain and are ordained, or complete 4 units of CPE within 2 years of hire.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice, in Olympia, Washington, is a home health and hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout Mason, Lewis and Thurston counties in Washington state. Our team brings the Providence tradition of excellence into the home setting, and work together with physicians, patients, family members and insurance providers to meet each patient's unique needs. Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is a non-profit, state licensed and Medicare certified agency.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 274026