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Professional - Non-Clinical

Chaplain (Austin)

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Chaplain (Austin)
    Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Job ID: 405684

We are searching for a Chaplain -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide pastoral care, spiritual counseling and guidance to patients, families and staff of the hospital.

Think you’ve got what it takes?


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
•   Graduate of a fully accredited theological seminary with a Master of Divinity degree or canonically acceptable equivalent which could be verified with Board Certified Chaplain Eligibility
•   4 Clinical Pastoral Education courses verified by the hospital or accredited educational institution preferred  
•   Board Certified Chaplain from the APC, NACC, NAJC, or CASC/ACSS preferred
•   Individual ordained by her/his faith group preferred
•   Board certified within three years required

•   Develops and implements ministry objectives, policies and procedures consistent with hospital philosophy
•   May actively support the Spiritual Care Volunteer programs through mentoring and continuing education programs
•   Evaluates patient/family needs for spiritual guidance and counseling. Initiates or recommends programs to meet those needs
•   Administers the sacraments and perform religious rites, e.g. baptism, or arranges for appropriate religious leader to do so
•   Maintains availability for consultation to hospital staff and other individuals on matters pertaining to hospital ministry
•   Creates and promotes healing & wholeness programs including Critical Incident Response Team activities and supports the specialized ministry of healthcare chaplaincy in every setting
•   Collaborates with Volunteer Services Asst. Director in planning and teaching Spiritual Care Volunteer classes

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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