Job ID: R0036411 | Allied Health Specialist | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR NEW HIRES! (with a 1-year commitment)

Responsible for providing and coordinating pastoral care with patients, families, visitors and staff; teaching chaplain residents, chaplain interns, medical students, community clergy and community groups; and serving with special initiatives of the Medical Center, such as with the bereavement committee and the critical incident committee.
  • Provides empathic resourceful pastoral care.
  • Ability to teach effectively.
  • Ability to work as a member of the pastoral care team and interdisciplinary team.
  • Values and practices the highest standards of professional and personal ethics.
  • Participates in special initiatives and religious services within the Medical Center.
  • Reaches out to community clergy and groups to provide educational support and coordination with Medical Center care.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $54,558.40 - $87,297.60 Annually


  • Master of Divinity or similar seminary degree required.
  • Completed clinical pastoral education (CPE) residency at a ACPE-certified center (minimum of four units of CPE).

  • One year of relevant experience.

  • Ordination and endorsement by a religious community.
  • Board certification or eligibility for board certification by one of the following chaplain cognate groups:
    • The Association of Professional Chaplains
    • The National Association of Catholic Chaplains
    • Neshema: Association of Jewish Chaplains
  • If not board-certified but board-eligible, certification must be completed with two years of hire date.

Job requires frequently traveling (distance: 500 yards). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull < 20 lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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