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Providence Health & Services Roman Catholic Priest in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Roman Catholic Priest (1.0 FTE, Nights) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR. This position will provide spiritual care to patients, their family, and staff during the night shift at Providence Portland Medical Center. This shift is Tuesday through Saturday, starting at midnight and ending at 8:00 AM. Full benefits as of your hire date include medical, dental, vision, retirement plans, free parking, and free TriMet Pass.

In this position you will:

  • Provide spiritual and emotional support and guidance to patients, their families, guests, volunteers, caregivers and physicians.

  • Support the decision makers with skills in theology, ethics, and ecumenical approaches to faith communities as applied to healthcare.


Required Qualifications for this position include:

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

  • Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (N.A.C.C.), Association of Professional Chaplains (A.P.C), National Association of Jewish Chaplains (N.A.J.C.), or Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (C.A.S.C.); certification eligible clinical chaplain candidates will be expected to complete their board certification within 2 years of hire date

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

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

  • Must be a Roman Catholic priest

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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 221261