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Chaplain - Pastoral Spiritual Care

Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Full-time, Part-time
We Are Hiring

Join our Michigan Market Spiritual Care Team as a Chaplain at our Ascension Borgoss, Kalamazoo, MI. This is a full-time position.

What We Offer You: Competitive compensation, professional development, well-being programs and holistic growth opportunities. Work-life balance through generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, medical, dental, vision and retirement match.

What You Will Do

Provide religious and spiritual care and counsel for emotional and spiritual distress to patients, their families, associates and others with attention to diverse spiritual orientations and cultures.
  • Provide pastoral care to the local ministry and community through performing sacraments, rituals, blessings and liturgies.
  • Participate and collaborate with others in the delivery of holistic patient care.
  • Build and maintain relationships with patients, families and associates through regular visitations and communication in order to create spiritual and religious connections.
  • Mentor Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) students and fellows.
What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • For those not board certified at time of hire or job transfer, ecclesiastical endorsement is
    required. Board Certification from the APC, NACC, CASC, or the NAJC at time of hire or job transfer
    (or obtained within two years of hire or job transfer; risking termination if not obtained within
    timeframe) is required.
Education:
  • Master's Degree in Divinity, Theology, or a related field from an accredited school is required.
  • 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE is required.
Work Experience:
  • 3-5 years of healthcare experience as a chaplain is preferred.
Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Posting ID: 620838045Posted: 2021-05-19Job Title: Chaplain Pastoral