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AdventHealth Pastoral Education Resident in Hinsdale, Illinois


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Pet Insurance*

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program*

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full-Time/Day

Shift : Tuesday (6:30am-12:00pm) Class (1:00pm-5:00pm), Wednesday (6:30am-4:00pm), Thursday (6:30am-12:00pm) Class (1:00pm-5:00pm), Friday (6:30am-4:00pm), Saturday overnight (ON CALL) 5:00pm-6:00am

Location: Hinsdale & La Grange (traveling required)

The role you’ll contribute:

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residents are spiritual care ministers and members of the healthcare team. The CPE Resident is committed to the mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ. The CPE Resident is enrolled in an educational program, learning through practice and reflection the art and discipline of spiritual care for patients, families, and employees. As the CPE Resident learns, he/she becomes more skilled in the provision of care to those persons – from many backgrounds, belief systems and ages – from birth to geriatrics. The CPE Resident reflects a diversity of spiritual and professional gifts. Each CPE Resident may be involved in providing care in a variety of areas of the hospital, and perhaps on a variety of campuses in the region, and/or may be more involved in a certain area or with a certain age group or demographic. Regardless of where they are serving, the CPE Resident will be expected to learn effective ways of caring for persons with a variety of spiritual needs, religious values, beliefs and practices of all faiths; responding in a way that communicates compassion, empathy, respect and dignity with care. CPE Residents actively participate in outstanding customer service and accept responsibility to maintain relationships that are equally respecting of all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrate through behavior AdventHealth's core values.

  • Utilize knowledge of the levels of growth, development, and skills for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric care for purposes of clinical spiritual ministry and clinical spiritual leadership.

  • Engage fully in learning and ministry, maintaining investment in personal learning and growth as well as the art and skill of spiritual care giving.

  • Responsible to the Director of Ministry Education and the CPE Resident's ACPE Certified Educator. Maintains communication, collaboration, and accountability with leaders in the Department of Spiritual Care.

  • Provide regular and consistent spiritual care to patients and their families as scheduled and appropriate, without exception, regardless of faith, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, social or financial status, always caring for patients and staff with respect and dignity. Maintaining professional ethical standards as described in department policy and by ACPE, Inc.

  • Work closely with nursing and other care team members to discuss issues of patient care and to provide support during personal and/or spiritual crises.

  • Take on-duty and on-call as assigned and scheduled, communicating professionally with others any schedule changes that may be necessary.

  • Conduct devotional services and chapel services as assigned.

  • Make routine spiritual care contacts, connect with pre-surgery patients, nursing units, and respond to crisis calls appropriately and in a timely fashion when on duty.

  • Perform duties and spiritual care ministry in compliance with the Policies for the Department of Pastoral Education, Department of Mission and Ministry and the Department of Spiritual Care.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelors 0 years’ experience

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Pastoral Care

Organization: AdventHealth Hinsdale

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: Adventhealth Hinsdale

Req ID: 22028296

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.