Jul 12, 2022


  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA

Job Description

Responsible for providing and coordinating pastoral care with patients families visitors and staff; teaching chaplain residents chaplain interns medical students community clergy and community groups; and serving with special initiatives of the Medical Center such as with the bereavement committee and the critical incident committee.

  • Provides empathic resourceful pastoral care.

  • Ability to teach effectively.

  • Ability to work as a member of the pastoral care team and interdisciplinary team.

  • Values and practices the highest standards of professional and personal ethics.

  • Participates in special initiatives and religious services within the Medical Center.

  • Reaches out to community clergy and groups to provide education support and coordination with medical center care.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $26.23 - $41.97 Hourly


Education: Master of Divinity or similar seminary degree required. Completed Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) residency at a ACPE-certified center (minimum of four units of CPE).
Experience: One year of relevant experience.
Licensure: Ordination and endorsement by a religious community;
• Board Certification or eligibility for Board Certification by one of the following chaplain cognate groups:
• The Association of Professional Chaplains
• The National Association of Catholic Chaplains
• Neshema: Association of Jewish Chaplains

If not board certified but board eligible, certification must be completed with two years of hire date.


Job requires frequently traveling (distance: 500 yards). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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