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Manager of Spiritual Care and Volunteer Services

Facility: CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth Hospital
State: Beaumont , Texas
Contact Name: Ashley Johnson
Contact Title: Human Resources Recruiter
Contact Phone: (337) 491-7105

The Manager of Spiritual Care and Volunteer Services is an integral member of the Mission Integration Department and provides strategic and operational leadership in planning, developing, directing and evaluating programs and resources to integrate and enhance the provision of spiritual care services throughout CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System. This position oversees the provision of spiritual and supportive care to the patients, families, and Associates, and will adhere to the Mission, Vision, Ethics, Core Values, and Catholic Identity of CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System. The Manager of Spiritual Care is responsible for communicating and being a liaison with the local religious community. This position is also responsible for managing all the activities of Volunteer Services. This includes helping Volunteers to meet expectations, ensuring requirements are completed such as background checks, orientation, HIPAA requirements and ongoing education. Proper files are kept, reports completed and Volunteers are held accountable for their performance. New Volunteers are recruited and students are provided opportunities. Recognition and fun events such as Volunteer Week luncheons and Christmas meals are also organized. This position reports to the Vice President of Mission Integration. 


A.  Education/Skills
  • Masters Degree in Theology, Masters of Divinity, or equivalent theological study program acceptable to Mission Integration Vice President
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Meditech system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizing, and public speaking, ability to work as a team member.
  • Functions effectively under stress and in dynamic environment.
  • Mature judgment.
B.  Experience
  • Member of the Roman Catholic Church. "Any exception to this norm should be approved by the Diocesan Bishop." (Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, #22.)
  • Minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education at an ACPE Accredited Center.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Chaplain, preferably in a healthcare setting.
  • Two years of management experience preferred.
C.  Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
  • Minimum of four units of Clinical Pastoral Education at an ACPE Accredited Center.
  • Board Certification by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) or the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC) or the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (CASC).

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Southeast Texas Health System family!