Associate Chaplain in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

We are seeking a compassionate, motivated Chaplain to join our team at Scripps Mercy San Diego Hospital located in the Hillcrest area. The ideal candidate will serve at both San Diego and Chula Vista campuses and be comfortable with various denominations of Christianity and other faith traditions belief systems. In addition, will support various life styles with respect for the cultural and religious dignity of each person. Our diverse team is dedicated to serving the community with the highest quality of care.

The Associate Chaplain ministers to the spiritual needs of patient’s families and staff under the Supervisor of Spiritual Care Services. The Chaplain Associate is a person of demonstrated spiritual integrity who empowers people to integrate the experience of illness trauma and loss with their religious beliefs and spiritual values. The position requires the ability to interact with all faith dimensions lifestyles and socio economic levels with respect for the cultural and religious dignity of each person’s traditions. Collaboration with other healthcare professionals and members of the community clergy is essential in providing a continuum of spiritual care in a multi-cultural environment of diverse traditions.

This position is a Casual (On-Call) position and is located at our Mercy San Diego Hospital in the Hillcrest area.


Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • One or two years of Pastoral Ministry Experience.
  • The individual needs to have experience with or training in psychology spirituality and theology.
  • Must have basic knowledge of theological and Bio ethical issues.
  • Letter of endorsement from a clergy person of their own faith community.
  • Good written verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience or training and completion of 1 unit Clinical Pastoral Education or 1 year of pastoral experience. Active participation in the Steven's Ministry Program could be substituted for the above.

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Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.