• Pastoral Educator Supervisor

    Job Number
    Banner--Univ Med Ctr Phoenix
    Clinical Pastoral Educ-Hosp
    Address : Street
    1111 East McDowell Rd
    Address : Location
    Work Schedule
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Leadership - Non-Clinical
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    Banner Health believes leadership matters, and we look for people who share our vision making health care easier, so life can be better. Our leaders are at the front of the health care transformation, planning the future of Banner Health.


    The Spiritual Care department at Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix has a rich 40-year history and upholds an exceptional reputation for training highly skilled, compassionate, innovative, interfaith chaplains. Bring your heart and passion for Spiritual Care to Banner-University Medical Center. Be inspired, empowered, cultivate new ideas, grow your leadership. Be a part of something incredibly dynamic and meaningful at Trauma 1 academic teaching hospital where Spiritual Care doesn’t just exist, it thrives.


    As a Pastoral Educator Supervisor at Banner-University Medical Center, you will have the opportunity to take real leadership, not just in the Spiritual Care Department but in the organization.  You will work collaboratively with skilled and compassionate chaplains who model strong leadership and teamwork. You will have the ability and opportunity to develop your passion for Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education; to help expand an already successful and highly respected CPE program in the urban heart of Phoenix, surrounded by majestic mountains and desert blossoms.  You will have opportunities to expand your own knowledge base and education in a teaching facility where continued learning is a shared value. Come and be a part of our team!


    As a Pastoral Educator for the Spiritual Care/Clinical Pastoral Education Department you are involved first-hand in providing customer service that improves patient experience through your interactions and engagement with employee, patients and families.  Team work is STRONG in this department, and support to be your best self is great. Pastoral Educator will support both chaplaincy and hospital staff and students through their work and provide a welcoming environment to those whose care we provide.


    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options, so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.



    About Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
    Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.



    About Banner Health
    Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for managing the Clinical Pastoral Education program at an assigned medical center. Assists in monitoring and maintaining compliance with the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) standards.

    Essential Functions

  • Educates, evaluates and maintains records of students enrolled in the ACPE program at the medical center, using case-based methodologies to ensure pastoral competence. Insures quality control of services provided by Chaplain Interns and Residents.

  • Recruits, interviews, selects and evaluates students in the ACPE program.

  • Serves as primary faculty for the Clinical Pastoral Education program, which includes: developing curriculum; utilizing resources within the facility to optimize the education of students in the Clinical Pastoral Education program; facilitating didactics; managing student education through hands-on practice of the art of Spiritual Care; maintains theological library; and/or, performing other related activities.

  • Participates as a member of the Clinical Pastoral Education Professional Advisory Committee in providing quality assurance for the ACPE program, the Department of Spiritual Care, and assigned facility.

  • Assists with specific aspects of spiritual and religious care including the maintenance and promotion of an interfaith environment and adherence to ACPE standards for accreditation.

  • Assists in providing pastoral care to the hospital community and meeting the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff. Assists with special services to address these needs as necessary.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Knowledge of principles and practices of pastoral/ministry services as normally obtained through the completion of a Masters of Divinity or equivalent from an accredited seminary (as assessed by ACPE Certification as an Associate Supervisor or ACPE Supervisor) and a working knowledge of pastoral service and ministry principles and practices as normally demonstrated through a minimum of three years relevant experience. Ordination and/or endorsement by a recognized faith group or equivalent as assessed by ACPE.

    Possession of ACPE Associate Supervisor or Supervisor Certification.

    Advanced knowledge of educational theory, supervisory theory, group process, personality theory, and world religions as acknowledged by the ACPE certifying body. Skilled at teaching at the graduate level utilizing case-based methodologies. Skilled in being tolerant and empathetic of intense emotions and situations. Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact, convey information, and provide assistance to a diverse group of individuals. Skilled in maintaining composure and professional demeanor in difficult, volatile, and stressful situations. Skilled in performing a variety of pastoral roles and functions. Skilled in crisis intervention and conflict resolution methodologies. Skilled at public speaking. Skilled in reviewing statistical data and making appropriate projections/inferences. Skilled in working independently. Skilled in maintaining documentation of observations and services provided. Ability to maintain ethical standards as articulated by the ACPE.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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