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Providence Health & Services Manager, Spiritual Care in Burbank, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Manager, Spiritual Care to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

Provides managerial oversight and leadership to the Spiritual Care Department. Provides spiritual counseling and guidance to patients and employees. Provides leadership in integrating spiritual care into the care of the whole person. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to patients of differing cultures and backgrounds. Possesses knowledge of, and reverence for, the traditions of the Roman Catholic Church and demonstrates ability to collaborate effectively with the Ecclesial structures of the Church. Clearly articulates the Mission of Providence.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Selects, orients and assigns department chaplaincy staff. Assures delivery of Spiritual Care within the Standards for Spiritual Care of the Providence Health System. Evaluates performance, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions. Maintains effective communication with staff chaplains through staff meetings and other means of communication.

  • Plans, organizes, directs and schedules spiritual programs and services that meet the needs of patient/patient families, hospital employees, and medical staff.

  • Provides for specific needs of individual faiths by fostering an ecumenical approach to hospital ministry.

  • Develops goals and objectives, and establishes and implements policies and procedures for quality improvement and maintains established patient/customer safety standards.

  • Provides for the administration of sacraments, schedules religious/worship services and prayer services or arranges for visiting clergy to do so. Visits patients to provide spiritual counseling and guidance, and cooperates with health care team in assisting patient to make personal adjustments.

  • Develops and recommends department operating budget and ensures that department operates within budget.

  • Consults with hospital staff regarding ministry. Collaborates with members of the health care team in identifying and resolving problems.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Divinity Or equivalent educ/experience.

  • Managerial and supervisory experience.

  • Certification by NACC or APC.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education).

About the department you will serve.

Providence Holy Cross Medical Center was founded in 1961 to provide healing and health care to the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. A 377-bed, not-for-profit facility, the medical center offers both inpatient and outpatient health services, including a state-of-the-art Cancer Center, a Heart Center, Orthopedics, Neurosciences and Rehabilitation Services, Women's and Children's Services, as well as providing our communities with a Level II Trauma Center. Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, strategically located near the intersections of the 405, 5, 118 and 210 freeways serves both the North San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. We offer a full continuum of health care, from inpatient and outpatient services to home health care, health education and community outreach programs.

Located just north of Los Angeles, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center with 393 licensed beds is the second-largest hospital serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Founded in 1943 by the Sisters of Providence, Providence Saint Joseph is known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care. Our 2,500 employees, volunteers, Guild members and 600-plus physicians share a commitment to provide quality care for all.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 221964