Associate Chaplain - PRN

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Location : Name
Presbyterian Hospital
Location : City
Location : State/Province
Minimum Offer
USD $19.78/Hr.
Maximum Offer for this position is up to
USD $30.21/Hr.


Now hiring an Associate Chaplain - PRN!


An individual trained in basic spiritual care assessments and interventions. Completes basic spiritual care assessments and care delivery to patients, families and associates. Assists individuals with the integration of spiritual and cultural traditions into the plan of care. Offers basic support and counseling during crisis and non-crisis events. Is inclusive of individuals of all faiths and no faith; works to facilitate communication between individuals and their faith communities. Refers complex cases and ethical issues to a staff or clinical chaplain.

How you belong matters here.


We value our employees' differences and find strength in the diversity of our team and community.

At Presbyterian, it's not just what we do that matters. It's how we do it - and it starts with our incredible team. From Information Technology to Food Services and beyond, our non-clinical employees make a meaningful impact on the healthcare provided to our patients and members.

Why Join Us

  • Per Required Need - Exempt: No
  • Job is based Presbyterian Hospital.  However, this PRN role will add coverage for CDS (RMC, PH, SFMC, and PKH).
  • Work hours: Evenings
  • Benefits: PRN/PT (working less than a .45 FTE) employee benefits available for this position such as medical, gym memberships and an employee wellness program.

Ideal Candidate:

Ecclesiastical endorsement and Bachelor degree required.


This position offers the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of others while utilizing your spiritual leadership skills. If you are a caring individual with a passion for helping others navigate life's challenges, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding role.



  • Bachelors degree required; Theological or Healthcare care education preferred.
  • In lieu of degree, equivalencies for the undergraduate level theological education would be acceptable for faith traditions that do not offer degrees.
  • Declaration and documentation of equivalencies are required.
  • Must be involved with a recognized faith group.
  • Training in pastoral ministry and/or hospital chaplaincy.
  • Ecclesiastical endorsement required.
  • One unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent preferred.
  • Must attend CISM training at least every two years.



  • Assess, provide and documents effective spiritual care to patients, families and associates including listening, counseling and prayer.
  • Supports individuals from diverse economic, cultural, racial and religious backgrounds; advocates for patient needs, values, and goals in the care process.
  • Provides calming support for individuals in crisis, undergoing procedures, facing end-of-life decisions and traumatic events.
  • Proactively participates in interdisciplinary delivery of holistic patient care services through rounding, departmental meetings and family conferences to promote optimal and realistic goals and outcomes.
  • Responds to patients, families and associates with ethical decision-making, values and discernment makes.
  • Participates and leads spiritual care groups.
  • Assists with the implementation of advanced directives.
  • Seeks consultation from staff or clinical chaplains if uncertain on how to respond to patient needs.
  • Leads worship and administers sacraments in accordance with personal faith tradition and denominational approval as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


All benefits-eligible Presbyterian employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, group term life insurance and other optional voluntary benefits.

Presbyterian's Employee Wellness rewards program is designed to provide you with engaging opportunities to enhance your health and activate your well-being. Earn gift cards and more by taking an active role in our personal well-being by participating in wellness activities like wellness challenges, webinar, preventive screening and more.

Why work at Presbyterian?
As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans.

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian exists to improve the health of patients, members, and the communities we serve. We are locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

Inclusion and Diversity
Our culture is one of knowing and respecting our patients, members, and each other. We capture this in our Promise and CARES commitments.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.


Maximum Offer for this position is up to

USD $30.21/Hr.

Compensation Disclaimer

The compensation range for this role takes into account a wide range of factors, including but not limited to experience and training, internal equity, and other business and organizational needs.


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