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Providence Lead Chaplain in Oregon City, Oregon

Description

Lead Chaplain at Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center

Fulltime, Days

The Lead Chaplain spends 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

  • Upon hire: National Chaplain Certification

  • Maintains board certification by professional chaplain organizations that follow the Common Competencies for Professional Chaplains, including the following: Association of Professional Chaplains (APC); National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC); Neshama Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC); Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)’ or the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CASC). Certification from the following organization may be accepted if the chaplain follows the renewal standards of the above listed organizations: National Association of Veterans Affairs Chaplains.

  • Board certification documentation must be submitted to the appropriate department Director/HR systems within three years of hire date

  • Upon hire: If position requires driving, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance per company policy

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3 years 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

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.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 113185
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Pastoral Care
Job Function: Community Service
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Business Professional
Department: 5003 PWFMC CHAPLAINCY
Address: OR Oregon City 1500 Division 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.