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Providence Health & Services Chaplain - Pastoral Care in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Chaplain to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a Spiritual Care Associate to be part of the Spiritual Care Team. Associates working with chaplains and CPE students offer holistic ministry which addresses spiritual, religious, and emotional needs of patients, families, and staff.

In this position you will:

  • Articulate and interpret the meaning of spiritual care in the context of health and illness, and advocate for its effective inclusion in the health care we provide.

  • Communicate with patients, families and members of the health care team in an effort to enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hope and spiritual well being.

  • Cooperate with other disciplines, units and programs as an active member of the care team.

  • Network and collaborate with appropriate community groups, such as parishes and other health agencies, in order to assure the continuity of spiritual care throughout the health-illness cycle.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) two (2) units

  • Current Chaplain certification or eligible issued by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

  • Experience in counseling/advising within health care and in pastoral service

  • Bachelor’s degree in pastoral studies

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in pastoral studies

  • Ordained priest in the catholic church

  • Valid WA state driver’s license

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 210781

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