Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Manager Chaplaincy oversees and provides the delivery of services at Harris Health System to patients, their families and staff. This role will provide leadership in support of department and system goals by managing staff, and resources and coordinating spiritual care across Harris Health System.

Master's Degree in Theology or equivalent, Pastoral Care, or Theology from an accredited theological seminary. 

Masters in Divinity, preferred.

Licenses & Certification:
Board Certified Chaplain; Association of Professional Chaplains, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, Neshama, Association of Jewish Chaplains, or Spiritual Care Association.

Work Experience:
Five (5) years of experience in Health Care Chaplaincy; trauma experience preferred

Management Experience:
3 years of experience in Spiritual Care or equivalent

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing: Correspondence / Reports

Bilingual Skills Preferred:

MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, PC


Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
Analytical, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, other; Pastoral Care, Counseling skills

Work Schedule:

Employees Supervised:
Supervisory Responsibilities

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