Manager Spiritual Care

  - Main Hospital Campus · SPIRITUAL CARE SERVICES

Yakima, WA


 Exempt · Day · 8:00am - 5:00pm


Req # 9025

  • Master's Degree
  • 2 years of experience
  • At Virginia Mason Memorial, our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.

    Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we will transform Yakima!  We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. Does this sound like the place for you? We would love to hear from you!  Come be the best of the best with us!

    We offer competitive benefits and compensation, including a generous 401K plan, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employee wellness clinic and leadership development and education.


    The Manager of Spiritual Care supports the Memorial Family of Services (MFOS) and is responsible for the supervision of the spiritual care team and the development of spiritual care to patients and their families, demonstrating competency in spiritual support and pastoral counseling with an emphasis on removing fear and promoting peace. The position has functional relationships with all service areas, including Hospice, Acute Care, and Physician Services.


    Education:  Advanced degree in Theology, Divinity, Religious Studies, Pastoral Ministry or equivalent degree required.

    Experience:  One to three years of experience in pastoring and counseling families in grief preferred.

    Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Membership and board certification with the Association of Professional Chaplains or Certified as CPE Supervisor. Current WA state driver's license and proof of insurance if applicable; BLS for HCP required.

    Additional requirements: Cell phone for use during working hours, car for travel to and from home visits during shift if applicable.

     "Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires.  The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties.  Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve.  This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

    Kelliann Ergeson
    2811 Tieton Drive
    Yakima,  WA 98902