UnityPoint Health


Requisition ID
Spiritual Care
1825 Logan Ave
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Spiritual Care
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


UnityPoint - Allen Hospital

Part-Time: 16 hours weekly; Rotating Holidays and weekends required


Chaplain will provide spiritual care for patients and families through direct visits. Spiritual care will also be provided through regular contact with hospital associates and regular consultation with nursing, social services and medical staff, as well as contact with visiting clergy.


Why UnityPoint Health?  

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.  
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.  
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.  
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.  
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/  


  • Deliver spiritual care to patients and families, including documentation of care provided
  • Interact and coordinate with visiting clergy when applicable
  • Deliver spiritual care to team members
  • Consistently utilize a holistic approach to care, considering physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and relational needs


  • Bachelor’s degree with additional theological education
  • Successful completion of at least 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) as evidenced by Certificate of Completion
  • Demonstrable pastoral ministry, hospital/healthcare ministry, or institutional chaplaincy
  • Ecclesiastical endorsement
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to recognize and respond to emotional and spiritual needs of persons.
  • Ability to relate constructively to persons in crisis.
  • Ability to relate positively to persons in various institutional roles.
  • Ability to communicate personal warmth and hospitality to a variety of persons in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to establish effective relationships as chaplain and colleague.
  • Ability to triage the needs of patients.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks using problem solving and critical thinking skills and good time management.
  • Ability to manage special projects as assigned by manager.
  • Ability to represent Spiritual Care team within the hospital and greater community as assigned by manager.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Keyboarding and basic computer skills
  • Mature faith and pastoral identity
  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position



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