Associate Chaplain

20 Hours/Week.  Salary Commensurate with Experience.


  • Graduate of an accredited (ATS) seminary or school of theology with a Master’s of Divinity Degree, Doctorate, or an equivalent.
  • Ordination or commission to function in a ministry of pastoral care, the endorsement of and good standing in his/her body of faith is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience with hospice programs, counseling of patients and families involved with terminal illness, and bereavement issues preferred.
  • A minimum of two units of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) or an equivalent counseling training is required.
  • A car and valid driver’s license.
  • Computer literate.


  • Supports patient, family, and/or caregivers directly and indirectly throughout terminal illness, death process, and, when appropriate, in the bereavement process.
  • Coordinates, monitors and documents ongoing patient/family pastoral and spiritual care.
  • Assists/facilitates in development of patient, family, and caregiver plan of care.
  • Contacts/coordinates with communities’ religious care providers to assist in caring for the patient, family, and caregiver as needed.
  • Tracks and maintains required documentation for patients, families, groups, and community services.
  • Completes spiritual assessment and plan of care.
  • Participates in in-service activities for contracted facilities and community education.
  • Represents Regional Hospice in the community, including communication and coordination with local clergy and chaplains.
  • May perform funerals or memorial services for families of Regional Hospice patients.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact: Rev. Sam Dexter


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Email or fax resume with cover letter to:, Fax: 203.702.7401.