Staff Chaplain - Hospice

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Location : Name
Presbyterian El Camino
Location : City
Location : State/Province
Minimum Offer
USD $21.07/Hr.
Maximum Offer for this position is up to
USD $32.17/Hr.


Now hiring a Staff Chaplain.



A trained chaplain who is certification-eligible by a national organization. Completes complex 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 complex 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. Mentors associate chaplains and direct volunteers as appropriate.

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

  • Full Time - Exempt: Yes
  • Job is based Presbyterian El Camino
  • Work hours: Days
  • Benefits: We offer a wide range of benefits including medical, wellness program, vision, dental, paid time off, retirement and more for FT employees.

Ideal Candidate: 

Masters degree required; Theological or Healthcare care education preferred. Must have completed four units of CPE and be eligible for certification by a professional credentialing organization like; APC, NACC, NAJC or other as approved by the Director of Spiritual Care.


Must be involved with a recognized faith group. Ecclesiastical endorsement required.

Equivalencies for the undergraduate and/or graduate level theological degree would be acceptable for faith traditions that do not offer degrees. Declaration and documentation of equivalencies are required.
Must attend at least 25 hours of annual continuing education pertinent to role. Must attend CISM training at least every two years.


It is desirable for all staff chaplains to pursue national certification within two years of employment.

Education Essential: Master Degree

Education specialization Essential: Theology



  • 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.
  • Designs, leads and evaluates spiritual care groups.
  • Assists with the implementation of advanced directives.
  • 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 $32.17/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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