Providence Health & Services Chaplain - Certified in Chewelah, Washington


Providence is calling a Chaplain - Certified (Chaplaincy Services, Supplemental Variable Shift) to our two Providence hospitals located in Stevens County, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Articulate and interpret the meaning of spiritual care in the context of health and illness, and advocate for its effective inclusion in the health care we provide.

  • Communicate with patients, families and members of the health care team in an effort to enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hope and spiritual well-being.

  • Cooperate with other disciplines, units and programs as an active member of the care team.

  • Network and collaborate with appropriate community groups, such as parishes and other health agencies, in order to assure the continuity of spiritual care throughout the health-illness cycle.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Theology, Divinity, Spirituality, Religious Studies, Pastoral Counseling, or related field OR ordained Priest in the Catholic Church

  • Certification (or eligible for certification) with an appropriate national chaplain certifying body such as National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) with at least four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

  • Those hired prior to being certified will have eighteen (18) months to achieve certification

  • Basic knowledge of software applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Lotus, and Access)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid Washington state driver’s license

  • Two (2) or more years of ministry experience

  • Ability to speak a second language (Russian preferred)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chewelah, Washington, offers full-service acute care, skilled health care professionals and the latest in medical technology to the residents of Stevens County.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Chewelah

Req ID: 183956