Manager Spiritual Care

Dignity Health Henderson, NV

As the community's only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system, Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters' mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 63,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


Position Summary:

Responsible for management and budget accountability of the Spiritual Care department. Integrates program structure into overall hospital strategic plan including patient and family care and spiritual support for staff.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

* Works within an interdisciplinary team in caring for the holistic needs of the person. Leads the department in providing religious, spiritual, ethical, emotional support and pastoral counseling for patients, their families and staff.

* Leads in the spiritual development of the organization including spirituality in the workplace. Develops educational programs for internal and external groups on spiritual and religious care, and chaplain competencies and responsibilities.

* Develops and implements policies and procedures relevant to Spiritual Care. Leads the department's involvement in spiritual care services, advanced directives, bio-ethics, palliative care, and advocacy regarding patient rights issues and employee satisfaction.

* Implements systems supporting organizational ethics and compliance with regulatory requirements, ensuring department and staff remain compliant.


Education and Experience:

* Master's Degree in theology, divinity, religious studies, pastoral ministry, spirituality, ethics or other related field is required.

* Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Spiritual Care, Ethics, or other related field. Minimum of two (2) supervisor/management experience.


* Board certification by ACPE, APC, NAJC, or NACC required.


* Minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) required.