• Clinical Pastoral Educator (CPE Educator)

    Ascension Health Nashville, TN 37230

    Job #2463926798

  • Details

    • Department: Pastoral Spiritual Care

    • Schedule: Full-time, Rotating

    • Hospital: Ascension Saint Thomas West Hospital

    • Location: Nashville, TN

    As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.


    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


    Serve in an educator candidate capacity to become a supervisor in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).

    • Develop and conduct Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) programs and curriculum under the supervision of an Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) certified educator in compliance with the standards of the ACPE.

    • Educate CPE residents and ensure the residents' delivery of spiritual care services.

    • Work with the CPE certified educators and clinical faculty in the planning and administration of the overall CPE training program.

    • Perform or assist with pastoral visitation, public worship services and outreach services in assigned areas or to specific faith groups.


    Licensure / Certification / Registration:

    • Certification specializing in Cert of Endorsement preferred.

    • Chaplain preferred.


    • Master's degree in Divinity, Theology, or a related field from an accredited school is required.

    • 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education accredited by the ACPE is required.

    Additional Preferences

    No additional preferences.

    Why Join Our Team

    Ascension Saint Thomas in Tennessee is one of the largest healthcare providers in the state. Offering rewarding careers across 12 hospital campuses and a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics, and rehabilitation facilities, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers, like you, to join us and influence care across our communities.

    Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

    Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

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    Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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