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Providence Health & Services Manager – Spiritual Care in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Manager, Spiritual Care to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA.

The Manager of Spiritual Care is responsible for directing and supporting a broad range of professional pastoral care services to all patients, families, caregivers, providers, and volunteers within the context of a large Catholic health care system. The manager is responsible for staffing, disciplinary actions, coaching, and developing caregivers and for the stewardship of all department resources, ensuring that the services of professional pastoral care are an integral part of the overall ministry. The leadership functions of this position will be complemented by the direct provision of pastoral care.

In this position you will:

  • Ensure that professional pastoral care is provided by qualified Chaplain twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week

  • Manage human resources

  • Ensure that Staff Chaplains collaborate with the interdisciplinary teams to contribute to the overall plan of care and document appropriately in the medical record.

  • Collaborate with Vice President of Mission and Spiritual Care to develop short-term and long-range priorities.

  • Manages budget

  • Ensure that the services of the department are integrated into the overall mission of Providence Health and Services

  • Engages in self-development and promotes the continuous development of professional pastoral services

  • Maintains a professional understanding of current developments in theology, ethics, spirituality and leadership practices and knowledge and understanding of the most current Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

  • Demonstrates excellence in oral and written communications


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree in Divinity, Theology, or a closely-related field.

  • Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education

  • Ongoing education and experience in pastoral care with particular skill in addressing the spiritual, religious, and ethical dimensions of loss, illness, bereavement, theodicy, and other subject areas relevant to ministry in the health care setting

  • Must be a practicing Catholic who is active in the Catholic community and adept at understanding church polity and structures

  • Three to five years’ experience in professional chaplaincy with demonstrated ability to effectively minister to people with diverse systems of values and beliefs

  • Three to five years progressive leadership experiences as a chaplain or in department leadership.Understanding of human resources, budgeting and project management

  • Board-certified as a Chaplain and continues to act in accordance with the Common Standards for the Certification and Practice of Professional Chaplaincy.

  • Ordained or endorsed for professional chaplaincy by a recognized ecclesiastical authority

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of a CPE residency, preferably at a Level I Trauma Center.

  • At least two years of leadership experience, preferably in the healthcare setting.

  • Ability to collaborate with a wide range of professional community clergy.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

A “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” – Providence Health & Services in the Northwest Washington Region is recognized as a “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review. Criteria for the recognition included benefits, wellness initiatives, commitment to diversity and inclusion, work environments and other areas that promote employee satisfaction and work-life balance.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 213500