Chaplain Employment Opportunities


Part-time Chaplain
University Hospitals Portage Medical Center

University Hospitals Portage Medical Center (UHPMC) is seeking a part-time (12-15 hours per week) chaplain. Located in Ravenna, Ohio, UHPMC is a 117-staffed bed hospital that includes an urgent care facility, surgery center, comprehensive imaging facilities, and a network of physician practices. It offers surgical, women’s and emergency services, as well as cancer and respiratory care.

Responsibilities include: spiritual care of patients, families, staff, volunteer management and relationships with the area’s religious community. Qualifications: M.Div. or equivalent; 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE); denominational endorsement and certified by a professional chaplaincy organization, or working towards certification. Ordination from a recognized church body and leadership experience preferred. Send resume and three professional references to: Mark Laskey, Chaplain Partnership, 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 302, North Olmsted OH 44070, email to or fax to (440) 455-9507.



Summary: Under the direction of the Director of Spiritual Care, provides spiritual care to patients, families and employees fostering spiritual resources for healing.

Job Responsibilities: Spiritual care and counseling for patients, families and employees. Other duties as assigned. Education: Masters of Divinity or equivalent. One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred. Experience: Three years of ministry experience. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Ordained and have an ecclesiastical endorsement by their respective denomination. Physical Requirements: Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to climb stairs, pull, push and facilitate movement of the patient. Must have normal or correctable vision and hearing to be able to hear normal conversations. Must be within 30 minutes response time for calls (western Cuyahoga and Lorain counties) and Sunday morning coverage is a plus.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Mark Laskey, Executive Director, Chaplain Partnership, 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 302, North Olmsted, Ohio 44070, phone: (440) 455-9001, fax: (440) 455-9507.