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UnityPoint Health Chaplain - Shift Varies, Days, Weekends, Evenings in Waterloo, Iowa

Hours Vary- Days, Evenings, Weekends- Tentative Schedule

9:30a-6p or 11:30a-8p with rotating every 3rd weekend plus on call

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.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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 work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Keyboarding and basic computer skills.


  • Completion of four quarters of Clinical Pastoral Education preferred.

  • College degree required with additional theological education, and preferably a Seminary degree or the equivalent.

  • Experience in pastoral ministry; preferably a minimum of three years.

  • Experience in hospital ministry beyond CPE preferred.

  • Ecclesiastical endorsement.

  • Mature faith and pastoral identity.

Requisition ID: 2020-84863

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Spiritual Care

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Shift Varies, Days, Weekends, Evenings

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