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Essentia Health Chaplain Masters- SMMC (80 hours per pay period) in Duluth, Minnesota

Job Description:

This position provides comprehensive spiritual care to patients of all ages and their families. Services include but are not limited to, individual patient/resident support related to spiritual care, family support and prayer as well as employee support. Provide support to patients and families facing grief and end of life issues, to include assisting with decision making and Advanced Care Planning. Lead religious ceremonies of worship, rituals and other spiritual care programs as directed. Documents care and support provided and participates in meetings and educational programs. These services are provided on an on-going basis as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Serves patients in outpatient, inpatient, and residential facilities depending on Essentia Health location. Participate and/or lead committees, department improvement initiatives, and mentoring of CPE interns and other team members as directed. Develop and deliver education to different disciplines as directed.

Education Qualifications:

Chaplain 2- Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field, or three years professional experience in related field, necessary to gain understanding in the relationship of pastoral care to medical care. A graduate degree in Theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field counseling, or some other job related field is preferred. Successful Completion of 2 ACPE accredited CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) units is required at the time of hire. Completion of an additional 2 ACPE accredited unit is required within 24 months of hire.

  • Associate Membership in NACC (National Association of Catholic Chaplains) or APC (Association of Professional Chaplains) or NAJC (National Association of Jewish Chaplains) is strongly preferred.

Special Requirement: Ecclesiastical endorsement: For a Catholic priest/minister or vowed religious by his/her superior and the local Bishop.

For a Catholic lay person: Denomination endorsement (by Pastor, bishop, or church authority)

Chaplains from other faith traditions/denominations need to provide letter of endorsement from their denomination by Pastor, bishop, or Religious authority.

Chaplain Masters- Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in theology, Divinity, Ministry or a related field

Successful Completion of 3 ACPE accredited units of CPE with 4th ACPE accredited unit completed within 12 months and then board certification required within 24 months.

  • Membership in NACC (National Association of Catholic Chaplains) or APC (Association of Professional Chaplains) NAJC (National Association of Jewish Chaplains) is strongly preferred. Certification with the NACC or APC strongly preferred.

Special Requirement: Ecclesiastical endorsement: For a Catholic priest/minister or vowed religious by his/her superior and the local Bishop.

For a Catholic lay person: Denomination endorsement (by Pastor, bishop, or church authority)

Chaplains from other faith traditions/denominations need to provide letter of endorsement from their denomination by Pastor, bishop, or Religious authority.

FTE

1

Shift Rotation

FTE Flex Days (United States of America)

Shift Start Time

0800

Shift End Time

1630

Pay Range

$51022 - $76544 / year

The approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.

Weekends

No

Holidays

Yes

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:

Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Essentia

It is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.

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