ACPE Certified Educator, Mountain States Health Alliance, Johnson City, TN

TITLE: ACPE CERTIFIED EDUCATOR

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Direct a CPE program that offers both a residency and an extended unit
  • Oversee the clinical work of students with assistance from Senior Staff Chaplains
  • Participate in recruiting, screening, interviewing and selection of prospective CPE students
  • Serve as a resource to area clergy for referrals, education and consultation

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Determine the feasibility of Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) recruiting a Cert. Educator Candidate
  • In year 2, consider the possibility and resources needed to of add a second residency site

SKILL SET:

  • M. Div. or equivalent required; D. Min. preferred
  • ACPE Certified Educator credential required
  • Three years related CPE supervisory experience required
  • Ordination and endorsement by a recognized faith body

Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA), Johnson City, TN is a not-for-profit health care organization operating a family of 14 hospitals in a 29-county region. Johnson City Medical Center, Mountain States flagship facility, is a 445-bed,Level I Trauma Center and a teaching hospital for numerous institutions, including the adjacent East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

Johnson City, TN (est. pop. 66,027) is just west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The area surrounding Johnson City is made up of steep mountains, rolling hills and valleys. Johnson City is home to the 16,000 students of East Tennessee State University and its
K-12 University School. Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan College is located just outside the city limits.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package is offered!

Supervisor, CPE, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC

TITLE: SUPERVISOR, CPE

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Recruit, select, orient, supervise and evaluate CPE residents and interns
  • Support the Director ensuring the CPE program’s compliance with ACPE standards
  • Provide spiritual care, support and education to NHRMC staff and volunteers
  • Function as the Director in the Director’s absence

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Supervise third unit of current residency group
  • Identify opportunities for working with the Med. School
  • Identify and Recruit new PAG members

SKILL SET:

  • Masters of Divinity or a related discipline
  • Certification as an ACPE Educator or Associate Educator
  • Four years related CPE supervisory and/or healthcare spiritual care ministry experience
  • Ordination and endorsement by a recognized faith body

New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC), Wilmington, NC is a network of hospitals, outpatient centers, emergency services and physicians work together to meet the healthcare needs of the residents of southeastern North Carolina. NHRMC is a not-for-profit employer of 7,000 and has an active medical staff of more than 700 physicians.

Wilmington, NC is charming coastal city. Horse-drawn carriages still click along the downtown riverwalk and riverboats cruise its 300-year-old harbor, but the past is only part of the city’s story. What was once a busy port teeming with markets, warehouses and the world’s largest cotton exchange has become a lively spot for arts, shopping, family activities and fine dining. University life continues to grow and a new convention center has helped spawn a revitalization of the Cape Fear River business district.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

Regional Director, Spiritual Care, Trinity Health of New England, Hartford, CT

TITLE: REGIONAL DIRECTOR, SPIRITUAL CARE

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Create, promote, sustain & manage Pastoral Education and CPE programs for Trinity Health of New England
  • In partnership with the Director, Spiritual Care at SFHMC, strategize, design and implement CPE programs
  • Ensure that spiritual care resources are appropriately distributed across the region
  • Assure that staff chaplains across the region receive continuing education and maintain board certification

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Implement Trinity Health’s Standards of Excellence in Spiritual Care across the region
  • Provide cont. ed. & leadership for spiritual care volunteer
  • Create relations in the community to promote CPE
  • Evaluate and move toward implementation of distance learning models for CPE

SKILL SET:

  • Graduate of a Theological Seminary or Equivalent
  • ACPE Certified Educator
  • Ecclesiastical endorsement
  • Experienced CPE Program administrator & supervisor

Trinity Health Of New England, an integrated health care delivery system that is a member of Trinity Health, Livonia, MI, one of the nation’s largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems. Trinity Health of New England’s 13,000 employees provide the full spectrum of preventive, acute, and post-acute care.

Hartford, CT has a slew of historical attractions, a thriving arts and entertainment center, a revitalized riverfront and beautiful parks and public gardens. Hartford is strategically situated in an area referred to as the Knowledge Corridor because of its 29 colleges & universities.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

Director of Spiritual Care, Baptist Health, Montgomery, AL

TITLE: DIRECTOR OF SPIRITUAL CARE & CPE

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Manage the health system’s Spiritual Care Department
  • Ensure that the highest quality of spiritual care is provided to patients, their families, staff & physicians
  • Organize and manage staff and resources to meet operational and strategic objectives
  • Provide guidance, mentoring and continuing education for staff chaplains, community  clergy and health system staff
  • Build and maintain relationships with community clergy
  • Serve on health system and hospital committees

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Mentor and provide staff chaplains with continuing Ed.
  • Evaluate and implement community health initiatives

SKILL SET:

  • Masters of Divinity or a related discipline
  • Certified or certification eligible with APC or NACC
  • Experience in Pastoral Ministry (min. 3 years)
  • Experience in Spiritual Care leadership preferred

 

Baptist Health, a three hospital, serves as the hub for healthcare in Central Alabama.  Baptist Health, with more than 4,300 employees, is one of Montgomery’s largest employers.  The system’s flagship is Baptist Medical Center South a 454-bed, acute care regional referral center and medical school campus for UAB.

Baptist Health is located in Montgomery, Alabama.  Montgomery, Alabama’s state capital has a population of just over 200,000.  It has won several national awards including: Best Historic City by USA Today, “Top City For Job Growth” in 2014 by ziprecruiter.com, and the ‘happiest city in Alabama.’ Montgomery has also been recognized nationally for its downtown revitalization and new urbanism projects.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

 

Director, Pastoral Care & Education, Baptist Health, Little Rock, AR. (Position Upgrade!)

TITLE: DIRECTOR, PASTORAL CARE & ED.

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Provide overall administrative leadership of the Pastoral Care Department and CPE Program
  • Strategically plan for and lead an effort to improve the spiritual care provided to patients, families and staff
  • Lead, develop and evaluate senior chaplains and staff ensuring quality patient and employee care
  • Plan, assign, direct and evaluate the clinical and educational work of the CPE students
  • Recruit, educate and evaluate CPE program students
  • Design & coordinate orientation, educational curriculum, didactics and educational events for all CPE students
  • Ensure the CPE Program complies with ACPE standards
  • Serve as resource for chaplains & the community clergy

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Assume supervision of the ’17 – ’18 residency group
  • Evaluate and strategically plan for ongoing improvement of Pastoral Care and CPE
  • Evaluate the potential for restarting SES supervision

SKILL SET:

  • Masters of Divinity or a related discipline
  • Certification as an ACPE Educator
  • Five years related healthcare ministry experience
  • Member of an Arkansas Baptist Church

Baptist Health Medical Center, Little Rock, AR is a 694-bed medical surgical hospital and the flagship facility for Baptist Health. The system includes eight hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, clinics, and therapy & wellness centers.

Little Rock (pop. 200,000) is home to a thriving New South culture that offers a vibrant nightlife, big-time entertainment, world-class attractions and a booming dining scene with the best Arkansas restaurants serving up dishes from all over the globe. Little Rock is among America’s most affordable cities.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

Director of Pastoral Care & Education, Trinity Community at Beavercreek (United Church Homes) Beavercreek, OH

TITLE: DIR. OF PASTORAL CARE & EDUCATION

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of pastoral care and education to meet the spiritual needs of patients, families, staff
  • Manage all aspects of the CPE program for extended and summer intensive students
  • Lead and coordinate the activities of the PAG
  • Ensure the program complies with ACPE Standards
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary patient care committees
  • Serve as a member of the UCH chaplains group

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Strengthen relationships with leadership team members
  • Plan for the expansion of CPE to other UCH campuses
  • Evaluate the use technology for remote site education

SKILL SET:

  • M.Div. or Equivalent
  • ACPE Certified Associate Educator or Educator
  • 3 years CPE and/or chaplaincy leadership experience
  • Ecclesiastical endorsement

United Church Homes is one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior living in the United States. Trinity Community at Beavercreek, situated on a 27 acres campus, is a continuing care retirement community that offers independent living, assisted living, skilled care and short-term rehabilitation.

Beavercreek, Ohio is situated in the rolling hills just east of Dayton, between Cincinnati and Columbus. It has a population of 50,000. It is the home of Wright State University and Wright-Patterson Air Force base. Beavercreek schools consistently receive the highest rankings on the Ohio Dept. of Education’s State Report Card.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

CPE Educator, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, LA

TITLE: CPE EDUCATOR

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Manage the Health System’s CPE Program
  • Design and coordinate orientation, educational curriculum, didactics and clinical work for Level I and II CPE residents
  • Ensure the CPE Program’s optimal functioning and continuous compliance with ACPE standards
  • Contribute to supporting the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, families and staff

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Supervision of the residency group in waiting
  • Evaluate, modify as needed and implement the CPE Program’s strategic plan
  • Evaluate the potential for driving program innovations

SKILL SET:

  • Masters of Divinity or a related discipline
  • Certification as an ACPE Educator or Associate Educator
  • Three years related CPE supervisory and/or healthcare ministry experience

Ochsner Health System (OHS), New Orleans, LA is a not-for-profit employer of 17,000, and works with 2,700 affiliated physicians. Ochsner Medical Center an 813-bed general medical surgical hospital is the flagship facility for OHS. Ochsner Medical Center has again been ranked among the best hospitals in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-2018 Best Hospitals rankings.

New Orleans is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the birthplace of jazz) and its annual celebrations and festivals. The city is often referred to as the “most unique” in the United States.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

Director, Chaplain Services and Ed., Duke University Health System, Durham, NC

TITLE: DIRECTOR, CHAPLAIN SERVICES AND ED.

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Oversee the Chaplain Services & CPE programs
  • Ensures that evidenced based spiritual care is available to patients, their families and staff
  • Ensure that department Scope of Practice programs and goals are compatible with the hospital’s strategic goals
  • Develop and implement programs and services that respond to the spiritual and emotional needs of patients, their families and staff
  • Active Involvement with the hospital’s Critical Incident Response Program and staff resiliency programs
  • Interrelate with Duke Divinity School, Duke School of Medicine & Duke School of Nursing

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Establish and build relationship with hospital leaders
  • Transition to Chaplain Services & Education team
  • Conduct a SWOT analysis with particular emphasis on O

SKILL SET:

  • Earned Doctorate and Masters of Divinity or equivalent
  • ACPE Certified Educator
  • Faith group ordination and endorsement
  • Success managing Chaplaincy Services & Ed. programs

Duke University Health System (DUHS) includes three hospitals, over 200 clinics, a number of affiliate hospitals and a network of community hospitals. The flagship, Duke University Hospital (957-beds) offers world renowned care and cutting edge research.

Durham, NC offers its 250,000 residents a unique mix of rich history, pioneering achievements, and diverse culture – it’s the kind of place that is always engaging. The national accolades it’s earned as a place to live, work, and play only prove what anyone who’s been here has already experienced.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!

ACPE Supervisor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

TITLE: ACPE SUPERVISOR

POSITION OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Contribute, as a CPE Supervisor, to the Department of Religion, Health and Human Values
  • Provide education and oversight, as a member of the CPE faculty, to all levels of CPE students
  • Participate in selection interviews for incoming interns and residents
  • Contribute to the vibrancy of the department by participating in faculty and departmental meetings
  • Provide supportive care and serve as a resource to staff

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

  • Work to expand the PAG inter-professionally
  • Explore creative options for scheduling units of CPE

SKILL SET:

  • Graduate of an accredited theological school/seminary
  • Certification as a Full/Associated Supervisor with ACPE
  • Three years supervisory experience (preferred)
  • Endorsement by a faith community

Rush University Medical Center is a 664-bed academic medical center that includes hospital facilities for adults and children. It also includes the Johnston R. Bowman Health Center (a 61-bed rehab. Facility). It is affiliated with Rush University. Rush is a not-for-profit, health care, education and research enterprise. Rush is investing over a billion dollars in the Rush Transformation, a comprehensive construction and renovation program.

The City of Chicago is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan and has over 2.7 million residents. As a multicultural city that thrives on the harmony and diversity of its neighborhoods, Chicago embodies the values of America’s heartland – integrity, hard work and community and reflects the ideals in the social fabric of its 77 distinct neighborhoods. There are attractions around every corner, from high flying observatories to Millennium Park where art and music mix with lots of room to play.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: A COMPETITIVE Wage and Benefit package (including relocation assistance) is offered!