Chaplain Resident - Pastoral Care
Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: October 6, 2021
This is an educational position in which the Chaplain Resident
provides spiritual care to patients and families, associates and
physicians within the context of a supervised educational process.
Work hours are split between educational and ministerial
activities. Individual units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
include group and individual learning components in accordance with
the Standards of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education
(ACPE, inc.). Residency positions are granted for a period of one
year with additional units available upon successful completion of
reapplication and interview.Active participation in the CPE
educational process including all seminars and individual and group
supervision.Assessment and provision of spiritual care of patients,
families, associates and physicians through clinical assignments to
specific patient care units and participation in the on-call
rotation.Coordinate plan of care with other healthcare
professionals and participate in patient rounds, multidisciplinary
care teams and/or patient care conferences.Documentation of
ministry in patient's medical record and other required
departmental documentation. Chaplain Resident performs other duties
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline overlooking
Corpus Christi Bay is the largest and foremost acute care medical
facility in the region, with a full range of diagnostic and
surgical specialty services in cardiac, cancer and stroke care. It
is the leading emergency facility in the area and the only Level II
Trauma Center in the Coastal Bend, staffed with physicians and
nurses specially trained in emergency services.
- The Pavilion and the Critical Care Center house a
state-of-the-art Emergency Department, ICU, Cardiac Cath Lab and
- A teaching facility, in affiliation with the Texas A&M
University System Health Science Center College of Medicine
- Accredited Chest Pain Center
- Accredited Joint Commission Stroke Team
The Shoreline campus is a premiere facility housing many of the
region’s most vital and renowned programs such as a Primary Stroke
Center, nationally accredited Cancer Center and a nationally
recognized Chest Pain Center. The Pavilion at CHRISTUS Spohn
Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline houses the CHRISTUS Spohn Heart
Network, which was recently recognized as one of the top 100
cardiovascular hospitals in the United States. The Heart Institute
offers the most advanced diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative
cardiac services in one convenient location.
- Associate or Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Divinity or
Master in Theology preferred.
- Letters of reference or endorsement from one’s
denomination/faith group required.
- Basic knowledge of use of computer programs required.
- Demonstrated success showing sensitivity toward persons in
- Demonstrated respect for cultural and religious diversity;
demonstrates non-proselytizing behavior.
- Must demonstrate openness to learning in pastoral role.
- Must demonstrate ability to work and learn in a team
- Minimum of one year of experience in ministry
Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Chaplain Resident - Pastoral Care, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas
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