May 08, 2021

Chaplain Hourly

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • To provide chaplaincy service to patients, families and staff of the VCU Medical Center.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Board Certified, Provisionally Board Certified, or Board Eligible Chaplain by on of the following:

        • Association of Professional Chaplains (APC);
        • National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC);
        • Neshama;
        • Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC); or
        • The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care/Association Canadienne des Soins Spirituels (CASC/ACSS)
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • If not Board Certified upon hire, achieve full or provisional Board Certification within 24 months of hire. Once board certification is achieved, it must be maintained for continuing employment. Board certification by one of the following is acceptable:

        • APC
        • NACC
        • Neshama
        • NAJC
        • CASC/ACSS
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • One (1) full-time year post-Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) chaplaincy experience, which may include second year residency
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Experience as a Chaplain in an academic medical center and Level 1 Trauma Center
    • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

      • Master's Degree (72 hours) in Theology or equivalent (as determined by the Association of Professional Chaplains) from an accredited institution recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
      • Completion of four units of clinical pastoral education as certified by one of the following:

        • Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE);
        • National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC);
        • Neshama;
        • Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC); or
        • The Canadian Association for Spiritual Care/Association Canadienne des Soins Spirituels (CASC/ACSS)
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • N/A