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Chaplain Resident - Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

Job Number: 47727
Puyallup, WA
Job Category: Professional
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
FTE: 1
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Chaplaincy
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Mon-Fr plus alt Weekends

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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

Theological degree and/or formation
Prior successful completion of a minimum of one Unit of CPE

Will support Auburn Medical Center, Good Samaritan and Tacoma General hospitals.

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