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    Come join our team of Chaplains who provide a complete range of spiritual care ministries to Veterans and their families. Such ministry encompasses all aspects of pastoral care, assuring that the religious, spiritual, moral and ethical issues faced by Veterans are addressed as part of the holistic care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Chaplains work in an interfaith environment as members of a pluralistic chaplaincy.

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    The Chaplain has full responsibility for providing a complete religious ministry to Veteran patients and their families. The Chaplain assesses religious, spiritual, moral, and ethical problems and plans and provides appropriate ministration, including individual in-depth pastoral ministry to Veteran patients and their families. Specifically this position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating an accredited program of clinical pastoral education including supervising Clinical Pastoral Education Students. Also responsible for directly and indirectly the following:

    • Develop and coordinate the accredited CPE program as part of the overall program of ministries of the Chaplain Service
    • Ensure the continuing good standing and ACPE accreditation of the CPE Center
    • Recruit, screen, select, and orient CPE Trainees
    • Maintain recruitment relationships with seminaries, faith communities, denominational judicatories, ecclesiastical endorsing agents, and other relevant groups
    • Coordinate with CPE Professional Advisory Group to implement program evaluation and assessment, effect needed changes in the educational program, assure quality controls, and update necessary accreditation documents
    • Coordinate onboarding procedures with administrative staff and ensure all CPE trainees are onboarded expediently and efficiently
    • Provide direct supervision and evaluation of CPE Trainees in clinical and educational environments - verbatim seminars, case reviews, open groups, individual supervision, etc.
    • Maintain all required CPE accreditation documents, student handbooks, training manuals, policies, and procedures
    • Establish CPE Trainee clinical assignments, schedule on-call responsibilities, and assure quality of patient care provided by CPE Trainees
    • Provide a complete spiritual care ministry to patients, families, and staff
    Work schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. May provide emergency on-call night, holiday and weekend patient care coverage.

    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556532200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.