The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
Located in the beautiful Northwest, the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) is part of a dynamic collaboration of their nationally and internationally renowned cancer care, research, and education institutions – Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), and Seattle Children’s Hospital.
The Spiritual Health department at the SCCA provides relationally-grounded, outcomes-oriented, multidisciplinary, and research-informed chaplaincy care to culturally and spiritually diverse patients, family, and staff, both inpatient (at UWMC) and outpatient (at the SCCA and the Northwest Hospital campus). Spiritual Health embraces continuous quality improvement, a culture of learning and engagement, and professional leadership in the oncology and outpatient chaplaincy arenas. The department is engaged in clinical care, education, and some research.
The SCCA has an opening in Spiritual Health. Responsibilities include provision of care to adults with cancer as well as to their support persons and to staff. The ideal candidate will
The successful candidate will be committed to ongoing learning and to providing outcomes-oriented, evidence-based chaplaincy care. Care is provided in collaboration with multidisciplinary colleagues in supportive care services. Previous experience in oncology, palliative care, staff care, and patient/family/staff education is preferred.
The minimal objective requirements for the position are a master degree in theological studies (e.g., M. Div.), four units of CPE, ordination/commissioning for ministry, and religious group endorsement for health care, all leading to certification in the Association of Professional Chaplains or equivalent within two years.
To apply and be considered for the position, please apply on our website. Please be prepared to include all of the following: