- Research Experience
- Leadership Experience
- Communication Skills
- Process Management
- Strategic Planning
This position can be located in Winston Salem or Charlotte, NC. The position has system-wide responsibility for ensuring response to the diverse spiritual needs of patients, their families and loved ones, as well as to those of our team members across Novant Health footprint. Establishes strategic direction for spiritual care and develops policies, processes and procedures to ensure consistency in practice and service quality while respecting the unique cultures and resources of each region. Leads the continuing development of chaplains and oversees implementation of a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) residency program for educating future spiritual care professionals.
Education: Master’s Degree required Master’s Degree from school of divinity or theology required
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a hospital spiritual care role required Minimum 2 years of leadership experience preferred
Licensure / Certification / Registration: Board certification by one of the following: APC, NACC, NAJC or CPSP; or ACPE Certified Educator Required
Additional Skills/Requirements required: Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills and group facilitation. Experience with family and group dynamics. Knowledge of diverse religious traditions and resources. Ability to provide guidance, continuing education, and developmental feedback to spiritual care professionals. Knowledge of process management and improvement, including staffing processes.
Additional Skills/Requirements preferred: Demonstrated ability to build relationships and collaborate within a matrix structure having shared responsibility for resource allocation. Experience with budget oversight. Knowledge of research in the field of spiritual care and professional chaplaincy. Knowledge of strategic planning processes and healthcare administration.
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