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Providence Health & Services Clinical Chaplain (OnCall, Days) in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Clinical Chaplain (On-Call, 0.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Home Services Building in Portland,OR. While this position is On-Call, the days this person will be scheduled to work are often agreed upon at least 1-2 weeks in advance, according to staffing needs. This person's time will be spent managing the caseload needs of chaplains who are not scheduled to work and assisting high census chaplains with their caseloads. As a result, each day will uniquely vary as one assesses and prioritizes the current patient/family spiritual needs. This person will cover a caseload covering the east and west side of the Portland metro area. In order to be successful in this role, strong organizational and time management skills are vital, as is the ability to work independently within the framework of a strong team. Finally, one can expect to orient three or more days per week for the first month (training time) in order to best integrate this role's duties.

In this position you will:

  • Provide Pastoral Care to Hospice patients, families and hospice staff under the direction of the Director of Pastoral Care and in conjunction with the Hospice Program Manager.

  • Perform all duties in a manner that demonstrates our Core values: Respect, Compassion, Justice, Excellence and Stewardship.


Required Qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in theology, divinity or a related field

  • Minimum 1 CPE unit required

  • Must have endorsement from sponsoring religious community

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider) or Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 30 days of hire

  • Current drivers license and your own, dependable transportation

  • Driving record consistent with GOP Safe Driving Policy 330 Incident Point Matrix at time of hire

  • In compliance with the Providence Health & Services-OR Human Resources policy #302 “Background Checks”, a criminal background check is required for this position, based on assigned duties

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Pastoral Care chaplaincy in a healthcare setting with bereavement and/or hospice experience

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

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 216249