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Indiana University Health


System Services
Date Posted
28 April, 2021
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Full Time
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Job Description


Guides leadership, decision making, and strategic planning for spiritual care and chaplaincy. Establishes programs and policies that align with the IU Health mission, vision, and values. Partners with leadership to ensure the efficient and productive use of resources and services, including partcipation in budget planning and development. Collaborates with clinical and operation leaders to assess organizational needs and deliver services to meet those needs. Offers spiritual, emotional and cultural care to patients, visitors, and team members. Accountable for driving results and meeting or exceeding goals. 

Teaches and organizes Clinical Pastoral Education programs for IUH Health West and IU Health North. Works collaboratively with chaplian's and chaplain educators in the planning and administration of the overall educational program for Level I and Level II Clinical Pastoral Educations, as well as programing for Certified Educator Candidates, under the standards of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE). Primary location IUH West in Avon, IN.


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and Master of Divinity or equivalent from an accredited institution as certified by the Association of Professional Chaplains or cognate group with similar standards.
  • Requires certification with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) sufficient to independently supervise Level I and Level II CPE at the point of hire.
  • Prefer board certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains, Association of Jewish Chaplains, the National Association of Catholic Chaplains, or cognate body with similar certification standards.
  • Requires certification knowledge of diverse religious traditions and the ability to minister to persons with diverse religious and cultural backgrounds.
  • Requires knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agency guidelines and laws. 
  • Requires quality patient care, communication, and crisis intervention skills.
  • May require a completed hospital chaplaincy residency program, or at least 4 units of CPE-Clinical Pastoral Educations or Equivalent training. 
  • We offer a competitive compensation package: Medical/Dental/Vision/Matching 401K/Pet Insurance/Discount to local events and venues.


Connect to Promise-Demonstrates a commitment to IU Heath's mission, vision and values exhibiting behaviors and delivering results that align with the strategic direction of the organization. Continuously provides the best individualized care and service to patients, customers, colleagues, business partners and the communities we serve.

Relationship Building-Builds rapport and finds common ground with others, creating experiences and interactions where people consistently feel heard, valued, and respected. Provides exemplary customer services to internal and external customers by being proactive, responsive and encouraging teamwork. Strives to develop and maintain a network of contacts, both internal and external to the organization.  Engages all levels of the organization and demonstrates servant leadership.

Ethical Practice- Maintains confidentiality as appropriate, earns trust and respect of others, and exhibits behavior's that express the ethical practice of healthcare organization leader. 



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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