Job Description

Chaplain Pool
Req #: 21845
Department: Chaplaincy Services
Facility Name: Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
City: Mesa
Schedule: Per Diem - Part Time 20 Hours Per Week
Shift: Varied
Salary: Pool Rate (N15P) - $30.50
Job Details:
  • Under the direction of the Manager Chaplain Services, the Chaplain functions as a colleague with other departmental staff. This position implements the mission of Maricopa Integrated Health System by striving to meet the universal and diverse religious, spiritual, and emotional needs of patients, families, and staff. This position has access to and knowledge of extremely sensitive, private and confidential materials. Ability to maintain the highest standard is required.


    Requires BA in Pastoral Theology, prefer an MDIV or Counseling, and successful completion of a reputable hospital Chaplains' training course. Completion of one to four units of Clinical Pastoral Education required. Preferably Healthcare Chaplains Ministry Association, Professional Chaplains, Association of Clinical Pastoral Clinical Education. Requires prior experience as a chaplain in a hospital and behavioral health setting. Two year service/ministry experience preferred. One unit of CPE required. Requires Crisis Prevention Intervention training. Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months. Board Certified Chaplain requires Crisis Intervention Stress Management Training. Willing to accept a CCC (Clinical Certified Chaplain), depending on certification and education. Must have a solid standing within his or her denomination, as evidenced by ecclesiastical endorsement. Demonstrates value placed on the importance of working as a team both within and outside the department. Ability to be assertive, resilient, and empathetic. Must be in good physical and emotional health. Ability and stamina to minister/serve patients, families and staff with varying physical and mental dysfunctions. Must be able to work in an acute setting with individuals who have mental illness and may have experienced trauma due to violence, abuse or neglect, and/or substance abuse and bring hope. Must have flexibility of work schedule, programs, and services and ability to work in both Medical and Behavioral Health setting with little direct supervision of work. Ability to work with community spiritual support providers of pluralistic faith backgrounds. Ability to conduct, facilitate, and provide assistance and support to community spiritual support providers who may provide positive spiritually based coping activities by utilizing non-denominational, religious, and inter-faith services that may include worship services, spirituality groups, recovery groups, and faith based groups, for patients, family, and staff, when requested, scheduled or directed. Have good verbal and written communication skills. Participates in the interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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