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Providence Health & Services Chaplain - ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Chaplain (PACE - MLK, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence ElderPlace in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This is a multi-center position where you may work at one of our four ElderPlace sites - Redmond, Kent, Seattle, and West Seattle. The hours are Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm.

In this position you will:

  • Provide weekly non-denominational Worship Services, Memorial Services and other special services throughout the year.

  • Pastoral visits to the dying and their significant others and responding to the participant’s death or other crises.

  • Provide crisis support and guidance to participants and family members to assess and minister to emotional and spiritual needs.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and care plan meetings, giving appropriate input for spiritual care.

  • Participate in the End of Life and Ethics Committees and other committees as requested. Facilitate the Mission Committee and represent PEP in the PSCS’s Mission Committee.

  • Facilitate denominational ministry through pastoral visitation by community clergy as requested. Assist participant to find a faith community and to facilitate community worship service attendance.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Pastoral Studies

  • Completion of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) units

  • Current Chaplain certification or eligible issued by National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

  • Experience in counseling/advising within health care and in Pastoral Service

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Pastoral Studies

  • Valid WA state driver's license

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence ElderPlace is conveniently located in Seattle, WA. The PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) keeps older adults as healthy as possible in the community by providing comprehensive health care and social services including: primary and specialty medical care, a day health program, social work services, rehabilitation, housing (if necessary) and much more. The Providence ElderPlace team of health care and social service professionals and our affiliates provide comprehensive integrated care to our participants.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 233299