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Position Summary: The Chaplain Resident is a student who is enrolled in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program offered through MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital. The Chaplain Resident participates as a peer to the CPE Chaplain Interns, and develops his/her pastoral care skills under the supervision of the ACPE Supervisor/Program Coordinator. He/she practices compassionate and effective spiritual support to patients, families, and staff members to address needs resulting from the impact of illness or injury. The Resident relates to the Chaplain Services team and to multidisciplinary teams as a practicum student, and assists in addressing the spiritual/religious needs of patients and families while under supervision. The Resident also adequately pursues the objectives of MHS Chaplain Services and of the CPE program as described in the Standards of The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.The Chaplain Residency program is a full-time, 1 year program, with a stipend funded through the MultiCare Foundation. During this year, the Resident will acquire 3 accredited Units of CPE.Completion of satisfactory admissions materials and screening interview is required.
Minimum Requirements: A member in good standing with a recognized faith group Sufficient ministry experience or its equivalency in order to demonstrate ministry readiness and predisposition
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Theological degree and/or formation Prior successful completion of a minimum of one Unit of CPE
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.