23 days old

Hospital Chaplain/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Hospital Chaplain/UKHC
Requisition Number RE34290
Working Title Hospital Chaplain/UKHC
Department Name H4005:Office of Patient Experience
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 10
Salary Range $48,360-81,328/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MDiv or MTH

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
Board Certified or Eligible
Physical Requirements
Requires handling of light-weight objects up to 20 pounds. Standing, walking and sitting for extended periods of time.
Primarily Monday through Friday, 1:00pm – 9:00pm; day shift, possible evenings, overnight, some weekends and holidays.
Job Summary
University of Kentucky HealthCare (UKHC) is currently seeking a full-time chaplain. The chaplain will provide direct patient care, make spiritual assessments, prioritize pastoral care needs, provide sacraments or make provisions for such and address interfaith needs. Other responsibilities will include preparing and providing memorial or worship services sensitive to the interfaith community, support and offer educational opportunities for health care team members.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Interpersonal skills, customer service skills, work independently, organizational skills, administrative and clerical skills, excellent written and verbal skills and work with a team. Requires knowledge and skills of a professional area within health care.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Required: Master of Divinity (preferred) or Master of Theology. A minimum of one year of experience in a clinical setting; four units of Clinical Pastoral Education from an ACPE accredited training center; endorsement by a religious body as a chaplain and Board Certified or eligible for certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC), or National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC) required.
Deadline to Apply 06/23/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-06

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