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Chaplain As Needed

Centura Health - Avista Adventist Hospital
Posted: 04/06/2022
Salary/Range: $24.24 - $32.87/hr
Louisville, CO

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.  


Collaborates with the Spiritual Care team to provide pastoral care services to patients and their family members. Responds to urgent situations, (codes or death) at the request or referral of administrative coordinators, nurses, family, etc. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:  


Bachelor’s degree in spiritual care, Arts or equivalent degree from college/university or institution accredited by the applicant’s institutional faith body. Completion of Roman Catholic deacon training and ordination is also acceptable if applicant does not have a bachelor’s degree. Formal study in a theologically related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in unrelated field is allowed if applicant has a Master’s degree in spiritual


Master’s degree in spiritual care related field or equivalent degree from accredited college/university or institution accredited by the applicant’s institutional faith body. Formal study in a theologically related field preferred care related field or equivalent, or is currently enrolled in such a Master’s degree program.


One year in direct pastoral ministry, with demonstrated effectiveness. Experience in pastoral ministry
preferred. For AdventHealth Hospitals, prefer member of Seventh-day Adventist Church.


Chaplains who have completed 4 units of CPE are expected to become board certified within 12 months. Exceptions must be approved by their manager. Board certification organizations include: National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Board of Chaplaincy Certification Inc, Association of Professional Chaplains, Spiritual Care association (4 units), The Association of Certified Christian Chaplains, or equivalent. Chaplains are required to maintain current status with their certifying organization.


Drivers License


Medium Work – exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to
10 lbs. constantly


Schedule : (Variable shift).

At home on-call Sunday – Saturday night shift 7pm-7am

At home on-call every other weekend (Sat/Sun) 7am-7am

In-hospital day shift 2-3 times per month 8am-12 noon

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.


Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities.  With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care. It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery.  Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area’s most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery.  In 2013, Avista was named among the Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by Women Certified® ( for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women.  With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit.

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