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Associate Chaplain - PRN Destin

We Are Hiring

Sacred Heart on the Emerald Coast is looking for a PRN Chaplain to join our team. This PRN position will take call (nights and Weekends) and fill in for our full time Spiritual care Associates when needed. The right candidate will have a minimum of one unit CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education).
Why Join Ascension?
Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.
Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.
Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.
Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.
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What You Will Do:
You will make a strong spiritual connection with patients and their families during this time of emotional distress.  As our Associate Chaplain at Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast in Destin, Florida, you will provide religious and spiritual care and counsel for emotional and spiritual distress to patients, their families, associates and others with attention to diverse spiritual orientations and cultures.
  • Performs pastoral visitation, public worship services, and outreach services in assigned areas or to specific faith groups.
  • Assesses and responds to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement.
  • Participates in an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care and patient health.
  • Documents visits and interventions appropriately according to the standards of the healthcare organization.
About Our Team:
In 2003, the Health System opened Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 58-bed community hospital in Walton County, near Destin, Fla.
Be part of the healthcare team most preferred by patients in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties over its competitors as the hospital that has the best providers for:
  • Best Overall Quality
  • Best Doctors
  • Best Nurses
  • Most Personalized Care
Why Join the Sacred Heart Family?
A Place of Reverence: Working at Ascension is more than a job – it’s a ministry. Our ministry offers a place where we have deep respect and compassion for the dignity of all, and it starts with our associates.
Culture of Advocacy: Ascension is a place that advocates for a compassionate and just society in everything we do.  Our associates are encouraged to reflect this through word and deed.
What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor's Degree required and Master's Degree preferred in Theology, Religious Studies, Human Behavior or a related field.
  • 1 unit required and 2 units preferred of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE.
Work Experience:
  • 2 years of healthcare experience is preferred.



Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 307553
Category: Mission Integration
Facility: FLPEN Sacred Heart Hosp EC
Ministry: Sacred Heart Health System, FL
Location: Destin, FL

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