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Associate Chaplain

We Are Hiring

Associate Chaplain - Pastoral Spiritual Care - Part-Time, Day - St. John Medical Center - Tulsa, OK

Shift: Monday - Friday 4pm - 9pm. Some rotational weekends may be required. 

Why Join Ascension?

St. John Health System, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was founded in 1926 by the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother. Beginning with a 50-bed hospital, St. John Health System now incorporates the skills of more than 800 primary care and specialty physicians, 7,000 employees and several medical centers throughout northeastern Oklahoma.

St. John Health System is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs

 

Power of Purpose:   For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.

Culture of Teamwork:  We encourage diversity of talent and thought; while offering the support of a multidisciplinary team. We work to build teams that respect each other. A team that respects each other feels good. We are on a mission to help people feel good, patients and associates.  

Compensation/Benefits:  At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
 
If you are looking for a place to work that will take your career to new heights, St. John Health System is for you.  Our people are what makes the difference. Our associates commit themselves daily to our mission of providing spiritually center – holistic care to all, especially those that are poor and vulnerable.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St John Health System, you will have the opportunity to 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses, provides, and documents pastoral care to patients, families and staff.
  • Provides appropriate pastoral care to the local ministry and community through prayer and blessings.
  • Provides consultation to patients, families, and medical staff with ethical decision making and values while making appropriate referrals as needed.
  • Assists in planning, organizing, evaluating, and implementing the spiritual program with each local ministry in order to ensure spirituality initiatives are executed properly.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Theology, Religious Studies, Human Behavior or a related field preferred
    • 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE required
    • 2 units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years of healthcare experience is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Health System is an EEO/AA employer:
 
M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
 

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.

E-Verify Statement

St. John Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 358236
Category: Mission Integration
Facility: OKTUL St John Medical Center
Ministry: St. John Health System, OK
Location: Tulsa, OK

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