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St. Paul, MN
Start date
Jan 26, 2023
Closing date
Feb 25, 2023

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Ecumen Hospice Twin Cities

Chaplain - Full Time 1.0 FTE M-F 8am-4:30pm - We offer excellent benefits, great pay and an amazing team environment.

Ecumen Hospice is hiring a Chaplain. Ecumen Hospice honors life through care and serves individuals in the Twin Cities - Metro Area. he Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.



The Chaplain is responsible for developing, directing, and coordinating comprehensive programs of spiritual care. The chaplain will assess, coordinate, develop, and direct the spiritual care program to assure we meet the spiritual and religious needs for our patients and staff. Supports the family and caregiver bereavement activities of the organization.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Provides an initial visit with new patients/families to assess spiritual care needs and introduces spiritual care services within five days of admission.
  • Facilitates the development of the individualized plan of care by participating in the comprehensive assessment to meet identified spiritual needs of patients and families/caregivers.
  • Provides spiritual assessments and pastoral care in accordance with the beliefs of residents, including administration of the sacraments as requested.
  • Maintains records of spiritual care services and documents care provided and ongoing communication with patients and families.
  • Conducts and/or coordinates end of life rituals and funeral/memorial services.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with community clergy; serves as liaison to the patient's community of faith.
  • Provides compassion and sensitivity to the needs of others, accepting of a wide variety of faith perspectives.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications


    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology (M. Div. or equivalent theological degree).
    • 3+ years pastoral care or chaplain ministry experience
    • License or Ordination by a recognized religious organization and/or Ecclesiastical Endorsement of healthcare ministry
    • Minimum 1-5 units of Clinical Pastoral Education or ability to complete within 2 years of hire.
    • Demonstrates theological understanding and respect of all faith expressions, beliefs, and values.
    • Commitment to personal self-care and spiritual development
    • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing situations including able to work irregular hours, attend meetings and special events.
    • Ability to accept and minister to different lifestyles, cultures, beliefs, and values.
    • Current valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to communicate both effectively in both verbal and written formats
    • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Minimum of one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education or ability to complete within two years of hire.
    • Experience working with seniors
    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.

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