Chaplain Employment Opportunities

Chaplain Partnership currently has employment opportunities as noted below.

DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUAL CARE/HEALING SERVICES

Chaplain Partnership is seeking a Director of Spiritual Care/Healing Services at Fairview Hospital, a 525-bed Cleveland Clinic hospital located on the west side of Cleveland which offers a full-range of services for the community. This person will direct the Spiritual Care/Healing Services Department’s commitment to provide the highest quality spiritual care/healing services for the hospital’s patients, their families and staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Will include, but are not limited to:

  1. Successfully administer the duties and administrative functions of the Spiritual Care/Healing Services Department, including budgeting, paying bills, overseeing decedent care paperwork process, maintaining grant(s) and other functions normally associated with a department director’s responsibilities.
  2. Supervise, manage, schedule and assist the department’s other full-time, part-time and on-call chaplains and volunteers.
  3. Oversee spiritual care services/healing services for patients, patients’ families, physicians and staff consistent with the department’s commitment to quality spiritual care, including Code Lavender efforts for staff and healing services.
  4. Act as a liaison with the hospital’s other departments and committees to ensure that spiritual care/healing services considerations are recognized as an important part of the interdisciplinary care team.
  5. Provide educational opportunities for staff on the role that spirituality plays in patient care and how to best utilize the Spiritual Care/Healing Services Department’s personnel and resources.
  6. Develop and nurture positive relationships with local clergy and the community-at-large.
  7. Serve on appropriate hospital and system-wide committees and assist in developing and/or evaluating hospital services, policies, or programs related to spiritual care/healing services.
  8. Provide classes on various topics such as spirituality, end of life, bereavement, compassion fatigue, etc., for staff and caregivers.
  9. Oversee numerous programs and services developed by the Spiritual Care/Healing Services Department (Nurse’s Week services, Staff Memorial Service, Veterans Day Service, Adopt a Family Christmas Program, and the Annual Community Clergy Education Class).

The director will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by Chaplain Partnership and their immediate supervisor at the hospital. Chaplain Partnership reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Graduate degree in an area related to pastoral ministry (e.g., M.Div., M.Th., etc.); ordained and/or have an ecclesiastical endorsement from an appropriate source; completed a minimum of four units of clinical pastoral education; board certified by a recognized national chaplains’ association; experienced as a Spiritual Care Department director or manager (preferred).

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to: Mark Laskey, Chaplain Partnership, 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 302, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Telephone (440) 455-9001 and Fax (440) 455-9507 (mailto:mlaskey@chaplainpartnership.org).

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PEDIATRIC CHAPLAIN

We are seeking a part-time (10 hours per week – some evening hours are required) ordained chaplain who possesses the creativity and vision to direct a spiritual care program. Responsibilities include: spiritual care of pediatric patients, their families and staff. Qualifications include a M.Div. or equivalent; 4 units of clinical pastoral education (CPE); denominational endorsement and certification by a professional chaplaincy organization or working towards certification. Pediatric experience strongly preferred. Send resume and references to: Mark Laskey, Chaplain Partnership, 26777 Lorain Road, Suite 302, North Olmsted, OH 44070. Telephone (440) 455-9001 and Fax (440) 455-9507 (mlaskey@chaplainpartnership.org).

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ON-CALL CHAPLAINS FOR CUYAHOGA AND LORAIN COUNTIES

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.

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ON-CALL CHAPLAINS FOR FAIRVIEW HOSPITAL

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. Ordination or equivalent 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 for Fairview Hospital 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.

URL: https://chaplainpartnership.org/employment/chaplain-employment-opportunities-2/