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Company: Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job ID: 1207335
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

The Spiritual Care Services department is made up of four service lines: Chaplaincy, Chaplaincy Education, Palliative Care Consult Services and Ethics Committee support. Each of these service lines participates within the healthcare interdisciplinary teams at Barnes-Jewish Hospital with the goal of healing body, mind and spirit. Department personnel are comprised of Board Certified Professional Chaplains, Chaplain Director, ACPE Chaplain Supervisor, Chaplain Manager, Chaplain Residents, Contractual Chaplains, Medical Director and physician of Palliative Care Consult Services, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers, Administrative Assistants and medical, chaplaincy, social work, nursing students rotating through these services.


Role Purpose

Provides direct supervision to Staff Chaplains, Contract Chaplains and Volunteers related to spiritual care of patients, families and staff. Participates in the development of department policies and procedures. Serves as a member of the Spiritual Care Department Leadership Team and contributes to the overall operations of the department.


  • Directs operations and integrates services within the work unit and with other departments.
  • Provides direct spiritual care to patients and families.
  • Provides consultation to other members of the care team regarding spiritual issues and resources in patient and family care and regarding ethics.
  • Implements and participates in hospital wide improvement of quality care processes and services.
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Minimum Requirements



  • Master's Degree
  • - Theology/related



  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Board Chaplain APC,NACC,AJC
  • Ordination or eligible

    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


    Licenses & Certifications

  • 4 Units ACPE CPE (2 Level II)
  • Board Chaplain APC, NACC, AJC
  • Ordination or equivalent
  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
  • Organ/Tissue Donation Request
  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer

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