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Associate Chaplain

Company: Ascension Health Alliance
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


  • Department:Mission Services
  • Schedule:Registry/PRN, based on hospital/hospitals needs in serves on regular during the day and overnight on-call hours.
  • Hospital:Ascension St Joseph Hosptial
  • Location:Chicago, IL BenefitsPaid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your communityAs a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics. ResponsibilitiesProvide 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.
    • Assess, provide, and document pastoral care to patients, families and staff.
    • Provide appropriate pastoral care to the local ministry and community through prayer and blessings.
    • Provide consultation to patients, families, and medical staff with ethical decision making and values while making appropriate referrals as needed.
    • Assist in planning, organizing, evaluating, and implementing the spiritual program with each local ministry in order to ensure spirituality initiatives are executed properly. RequirementsEducation:
      • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Human Behavior or a related field preferred.
      • 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE required.
      • 2 units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE preferred.Work Experience:
        • 2 years of healthcare experience is preferred. Additional PreferencesThis position will mainly support regular staff associates at Saint Joseph hospital Chicago, but it also has the opportunity to expand service hours to other near hospital location of the Ascension Illinois Chicago Metro region. Based on hospital/hospitals needs in serves on regular during the day and overnight on-call hours.Master in Theology, Pastoral Studies, Religion, or Divinity. 1 - 4 units of CPE. Ability to act as a member of SCS team. Why Join Our TeamAscension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the poster or poster.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electornic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more inforamtion.

Keywords: Ascension Health Alliance, Chicago , Associate Chaplain, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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