University of Utah Health Chaplain - Full Time, Non-Benefitted in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position provides pastoral, spiritual and ecumenical care and support to patients, their families and staff.

This position is not responsible for providing patient care.


  • Responds to calls from units regarding spiritual and pastoral needs for patients and family.

  • Establishes and nurtures outside networks of members of the religious community to ensure specific spiritual and emotional needs of patients are addressed by appropriate ecclesiastical persons.

  • Organizes and promotes religious services for patients, their families and staff including weekly worship, memorial services, baptisms, weddings, anointing and coordinating bereavement needs.

  • Provides orientation to community clergy, volunteers and staff relating to services available by pastoral care staff.

  • Meets with direct patient care staff prior to visiting with patient and family to understand scope of needs and how to support multi-disciplinary treatment team.

  • Participates on committees and with the educational mission of the hospital.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to adhere to separation of church and state requirements as addressed in the Utah State Code.

  • Demonstrated respect and support for individual faith groups.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.



Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Candidate must be eligible for or possess BCCI Certification through the Association of Professional Chaplains or certification through NAJC or NACC.

  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • Walking in and out of patient rooms and service areas including the emergency department, intensive care units, procedural areas, and acute care areas. Quality communication and interpersonal skills.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 32120

Reg/Temp Temporary

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Tuesday-Saturday 8am-4:30pm plus oncall 4:30pm-8am at least one week per month

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes


State UT


Category Other

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.