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Chaplain Resident - Pastoral Care




Mission and Spiritual Care


CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Shoreline


600 Elizabeth Street
Corpus Christi, TX  78404
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Chaplain Resident - Pastoral Care Job in Corpus Christi

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This is an educational position in which the Chaplain Resident provides spiritual care to patients and families, associates and physicians within the context of a supervised educational process. Work hours are split between educational and ministerial activities. Individual units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) include group and individual learning components in accordance with the Standards of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE, inc.). Residency positions are granted for a period of one year with additional units available upon successful completion of reapplication and interview. Active participation in the CPE educational process including all seminars and individual and group supervision. Assessment and provision of spiritual care of patients, families, associates and physicians through clinical assignments to specific patient care units and participation in the on-call rotation. Coordinate plan of care with other healthcare professionals and participate in patient rounds, multidisciplinary care teams and/or patient care conferences. Documentation of ministry in patient's medical record and other required departmental documentation. Chaplain Resident performs other duties as assigned.

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi is the largest and foremost acute care medical center in South Texas. Consisting of six hospital campuses and six family health centers throughout the Coastal bend, we serve 60% of the community. The health system is consistently ranked as a healthcare leader in the area and has received national recognition for several pioneering programs, including cardiac care, clinical excellence and oncology. For more than 100 years, CHRISTUS Spohn has been distinguished by its high caliber Associates and affiliated physicians, its comprehensive and innovative services, and its long history of responding to the needs of the community it serves.


  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Divinity or Master in Theology preferred.
  • Letters of reference or endorsement from one’s denomination/faith group required.
  • Basic knowledge of use of computer programs required.
  • Demonstrated success showing sensitivity toward persons in crisis.
  • Demonstrated respect for cultural and religious diversity; demonstrates non-proselytizing behavior.
  • Must demonstrate openness to learning in pastoral role.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work and learn in a team environment.
  • Experience Minimum of one year of experience in ministry

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Chaplain Resident - Pastoral Care