Chaplain in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, 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.

The Spiritual Care Services is seeking a Roman Catholic Woman Religious (Professed Sister) to work as a chaplain at our Chula Vista campus. The Chaplain is a person of 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, life styles, and socio-economic levels with respect for the cultural and religious dignity of each person. Colleagueship 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 positions is a Full Time position with a varied work schedule.


Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Masters Degree in Theology/behavioral sciences, or M. Div. or equivalency.
  • Minimum of 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education or must be an ordained Catholic priest or Professed Sister or Woman Religious.
  • Training in psychology, spirituality, and clinical pastoral education.
  • Professional knowledge of theological and bioethical issues.
  • One to two years’ experience in pastoral ministry in a healthcare facility.
  • Knowledge of Christian and other belief systems.
  • Training in core patient care responsibilities for patient focused units.


Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • NACC/APC certification, or ordained Catholic priest.
  • Endorsement of ecclesiastical authority, faith community or religious community.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

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.