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ACPE Supervisor, Pastoral Care Education - Full-time

St. Joseph Hospital

Supervisor, Pastoral Care Education - Full time, Days, 8hr (Exempt) - (16005442)

Dignity. Service. Excellence. Justice. These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting. As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community. The most important result: employee engagement We are proud of our dedicated employees practicing our core values. Because of them, the St. Joseph Health System was awarded the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award for three consecutive years. Only 12 organizations in the world received this distinguished accolade, which recognizes fully engaged workplaces. Clinical Excellence When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one 'America's Best Hospitals' for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care. A haven that feels like home. St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings. Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital! St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Position Summary
Supervises the accredited CPE program conducted at St. Joseph Hospital Pastoral Care Department. Recruits candidates and manages program publicity and communication. Is responsible for providing direction to the CPE program. Works in collaboration with the VP Mission Integration and the Spiritual Care Department. Acts in the spirit of the Hospital’s Commitment to the Values of Dignity, Service, Justice, and Excellence.

Minimum Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree; Master of Divinity from an accredited Theological Seminary or Divinity School.

Previous training in at least two other health care institutions.

Certified with the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education.

Preferred Qualifications
CPE Supervisor with at Least 3 to 5 years experience supervising Clinical Pastoral Education.

Must be an ACPE Certified Supervisor or Associate Supervisor.
Must be a team player.
Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Must be a good listener.
Must demonstrate interpersonal skills related to individual and group supervision, as well as the ability to facilitate peer relationships.
Must have experiential knowledge of scripture and prayer.
Must possess expertise in the development of training programs (other than CPE) for both ministry and laity.

Date Posted: 06/09/16

Coordinator for Clinical Pastoral Education

El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, offers acute care and comprehensive healthcare services, and is consistently recognized as one of the best hospitals in the area.

El Camino Hospital has an opening for a Coordinator for Clinical Pastoral Education. This position teaches pastoral care to clergy and others through a multicultural and interfaith experience that uses real-life ministry encounters to improve the ministry and pastoral care provided by caregivers of all different faiths and cultural backgrounds. The coordinator collaborates with hospital staff, spiritual care volunteers, and students to meet the religious/spiritual/emotional needs of patients, their families, and staff through direct interventions or through community resources.

1.Master of Divinity (or equivalent)
2. Clinical Membership in the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE) or certification as an ACPE CPE Supervisor or ACPE Supervisory Candidate (or be positioned to receive - Supervisor –in- Training status within 9 months of hire).
3. Ecclesiastic endorsement
4. Ordination (or equivalent)
5. Experience providing pastoral care in a healthcare setting
6. Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, written and oral)
7. Experience in service with a faith community
8. Previous experience coordinating volunteers preferred
9. Demonstrated ability to establish good working relationships with individuals who represent a broad and diverse spectrum of the community
10. Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary setting to provide spiritual support to patients and families representing diverse cultures and religious traditions

Reference job #050873

Date Posted: 11/04/15


Yuma Regional Medical Center

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Yuma, Arizona is seeking an Educator Certified by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE). The Educator will join the Spiritual Care team working collaboratively with the Director of Spiritual Care and three Staff Chaplains.

YRMC is accredited by ACPE, for Level I, Level II and Supervisory Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). This endowed, accredited program has been strongly supported by the community and hospital for more than 25 years.

This position will have primary responsibility for the ACPE program although it may be negotiated for the Educator to also be the Director of the Department. The Educator will develop, manage and supervise full-time CPE units in a program with five Spiritual Care Residents. The Residents and other members of the Spiritual Care team provide spiritual care to patients, families, staff and physicians at this 400+ bed medical center that includes an acute care tertiary hospital, mother and child hospital, a new Cancer Center and many outpatient facilities. Spiritual Care is deeply integrated into the care teams of the Medical Center. YRMC is located in the center of Yuma, and is the only hospital in the county and employs 2,300 medical professionals. It has grown rapidly and is currently building a new and greatly expanded Emergency Department.

Qualifications required: Associate or Full Certification with ACPE.
The Educator must have the ability to work well as a team member with other top level healthcare professionals.

About Yuma:

• Yuma is the sunniest place on earth
• Located on the Colorado River, inland water sports are readily available
• The desert southwest has arguably the best fall, winter and spring weather in the country
• It is the winter lettuce capital of the world
• Much of the winter produce (a lot of it organic) in supermarkets across the U.S. is grown in Yuma

Date Posted: 07/20/15

ACPE Supervisor and Manager - Spiritual Care Services

UCLA Health System

Santa Monica’s first seeks the very best.

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, the city’s first hospital, has evolved to become one of the top hospitals in the Los Angeles area, delivering world-class patient care to a diverse and dynamic community. Our newly renovated campus is a cornerstone of UCLA Health. It features 266 inpatient beds and provides a holistic, patient-focused environment. If you share our commitment to the very best care, we invite you to join us in Santa Monica.

ACPE Supervisor and Manager – Spiritual Care Services

In this position, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the Spiritual Care Department and Clinical Pastoral Education Programs at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. From the management of assigned budgets and staff, to the resolution of spiritual/religious issues, your work will help ensure the cost-effective delivery of high-quality spiritual care services. Bring your talents to our tight-knit team, and make a big impact on patients’ lives, our medical center and your career.

To qualify, you must be an experienced ACPE-certified Supervisor or Associate Supervisor with an M.Div. degree or its equivalent. Additional requirements include ordination and endorsement by a faith group, previous experience as a chaplain, and prior managerial experience.


As a valued full-time member of our staff, you’ll enjoy outstanding benefits, including health, dental and vision plans that begin on your first day and a retirement plan that is one of the best in the nation. You will also receive 13 paid holidays and 15 vacation days beginning your first year. Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify.


Date Posted: 02/26/15

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